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Daily News Summary
13 July 2018

image 'Bring back chalk slates to raise pupil attainment'
image DfE predicts 14.7% rise in pupil numbers in England's secondary schools
image What you can do now to get ready for next term
image How to attract overseas students to UK higher education
image 'Grammar schools do not boost social mobility'
image Fall in number of people starting an apprenticeship

'Bring back chalk slates to raise pupil attainment'

 

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has released the results of a study, suggesting the use of Victorian slates in the classroom can raise academic standards. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.

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The Times

DfE predicts 14.7% rise in pupil numbers in England's secondary schools

 

The Department for Education (DfE) believes pupil numbers in England's state secondary schools will increase by more than 400,000 by the year 2027. BBC News.

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BBC

What you can do now to get ready for next term

 

A teacher reveals his top three tips to help make returning to the classroom after the summer holidays easier. By Mark Enser, Tes.

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Tes

How to attract overseas students to UK higher education

 

James Pitman, managing director at Study Group, writes in The Guardian about the need to recognise higher education as a major export.

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The Guardian

'Grammar schools do not boost social mobility'

 

New research, published in the journal Educational Review, claims there is no evidence that social mobility is boosted by grammar schools. By Oliver Moody, The Times.

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The Times

Fall in number of people starting an apprenticeship

 

Concern has been raised over the Government's apprenticeship scheme after the number of people starting an apprenticeship fell. By Phillip Inman, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

 

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