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Daily News Summary
26 July 2018

image Nearly a quarter of pupils have been offered unconditional university offers
image Dedicated teams will monitor social media in a bid to stop exam cheating
image Boys found to be more cliquey than girls
image 'If I had my way, there would be no long summer holiday at all,' says headmaster
image Findings from the latest SEN statistics
image The reality of school holidays
image Brexit blamed for the drop in EU teachers in Scotland

Nearly a quarter of pupils have been offered unconditional university offers

 

There is widespread coverage reporting on news that the number of students receiving unconditional offers for university places has increased again this year, prompting calls for an admissions overhaul. By Richard Adams, The Guardian.

ISC chairman, Barnaby Lenon, has made a statement in response to the findings.

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The Guardian

Dedicated teams will monitor social media in a bid to stop exam cheating

 

The Joint Council for Qualifications has set up dedicated teams to monitor for cheating on social media. The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Boys found to be more cliquey than girls

 

Scientists have discovered that, contrary to the stereotypical view, boys are in fact more cliquey than girls. By Tom Whipple, The Times.

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The Times

'If I had my way, there would be no long summer holiday at all,' says headmaster

 

The Daily Mail includes a feature on HMC chair elect and headmaster of Reigate Grammar School, Shaun Fenton. By Jane Fryer.

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Daily Mail

Findings from the latest SEN statistics

 

Schools Week details five findings from the Government's latest statistics on pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and the provision they receive in schools. By Alix Robertson.

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Schools Week

The reality of school holidays

 

A YouGov survey has revealed that, during the summer holidays, the amount of time teachers are spending working has increased by a third over the past five years. By Martin George, Tes.

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Tes

Brexit blamed for the drop in EU teachers in Scotland

 

Brexit is said to be a leading factor behind the drop in the number of teachers from the European Union working in Scotland. By Emma Seith, Tes.

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Tes

 

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