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Daily News Summary
13 June 2018

image 'Boarding schools have a long tradition of giving places to charity-funded children'
image GDST chief to call for leadership to be a 'gender-diverse concept'
image Goldman Sachs MD takes up a job at his old school
image 'Nursery teachers can earn more working in shops'
image Essay mills and the problem of student cheating
image Study shows difference in cyber bullying reporting rates between girls and boys
image Government defends apprenticeship levy in open letter
image 'Empathy can be boosted by reading'

'Boarding schools have a long tradition of giving places to charity-funded children'

 

Following comments made by schools minister Lord Agnew about the positive impact boarding school placements have had on foster children - which have received further press coverage in The Times, The Independent and Tes - Colin Morrison OBE, chair of Boarding School Partnerships, writes in The Telegraph about the long tradition of boarding schools giving places to charity-funded children.

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The Telegraph

GDST chief to call for leadership to be a 'gender-diverse concept'

 

Cheryl Giovannoni, chief executive of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), will today use her speech at the trust's annual conference to criticise combative workplaces. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.

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The Times

Goldman Sachs MD takes up a job at his old school

 

The Times reports that Stephen Withnell has joined Stonyhurst College to help boost the school's fundraising, endowment activity and external affairs while, 'unusually', remaining an MD at Goldman Sachs. By Dominic Walsh.

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The Times

'Nursery teachers can earn more working in shops'

 

Liz Bayram, chief executive of the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (Pacey), has told the Commons education committee of the teacher retention problem nurseries and preschools face because staff can earn more working in supermarkets. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.

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The Times

Essay mills and the problem of student cheating

 

Professor Jon Scott, pro vice-chancellor for student experience at the University of Leicester, writes in The Guardian about how to tackle student cheating.

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The Guardian

Study shows difference in cyber bullying reporting rates between girls and boys

 

A Department for Education (DfE) study has found that teenage girls are twice as likely to report cyber bullying than boys. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph. Nick Gibb, the Minister for School Standards, also writes in The Telegraph about the issue of online bullying.

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The Telegraph

Government defends apprenticeship levy in open letter

 

Apprenticeships and skills minister Anne Milton has said apprenticeships can be transformational for apprentices and businesses in an open letter. By Philip Aldrick, The Times.

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The Times

'Empathy can be boosted by reading'

 

Tes reports on the link between empathy and reading, detailing 30 books young people can read which will help build empathy. By Kate Parker.

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Tes

 

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