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Daily News Summary
9 July 2018

image 'University is not the only option after school'
image 'Teachers, please behave rationally in this "Age of Rage"'
image Letters: Late developers
image Philosophy lessons protect children against feelings of depression
image 'Inequality will be made worse if independent schools close'
image Metacognition is about life learning, reflection and review
image Grammar schools suffering

'University is not the only option after school'

 

Richard Palmer, headteacher at St Christopher School in Hertfordshire, writes in Tes arguing that there are many doors to the future that are equally worthwhile and that university is not the only route.

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Tes

'Teachers, please behave rationally in this "Age of Rage"'

 

David James, deputy head of Bryanston School in Dorset, writes a plea to teachers to behave rationally and not react to the 'Age of Rage' generated by social media. Tes.

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Tes

Letters: Late developers

 

Jonathan Taylor, collegiate headteacher of North Bridge House Schools in London, writes in The Sunday Times responding to recent news that young people benefit from a later start in the morning.

Letter just above half-way.

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The Sunday Times

Philosophy lessons protect children against feelings of depression

 

Following a pilot scheme at a primary school in Croydon, teaching children about philosophy has been shown to help with any feelings of depression. By Oliver Moody, The Times.

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The Times

'Inequality will be made worse if independent schools close'

 

John McLellan writes that closing independent schools will worsen inequality. The Scotsman.

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Scotsman

Metacognition is about life learning, reflection and review

 

Teachers and pupils should take time to reflect and review, according to Simon Camby, group director of education at the Cognita group of schools. Tes.

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Tes

Grammar schools suffering

 

Despite the prime minister championing grammar schools, many of them are facing a funding crisis. By Sian Griffiths, The Sunday Times.

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The Sunday Times

 

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