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Daily News Summary
27 June 2018

image Egotistical teens outperform peers
image Spanish becoming top language in schools
image Children's commissioner calls for better support for military children
image Charity warns adopted children are falling behind in school
image 'Smart glasses' help teachers spot struggling students

Egotistical teens outperform peers

 

Egotistical teens tend to be higher achievers at school, according to research published in a scientific journal. By Tom Whipple, The Times.

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The Times

Spanish becoming top language in schools

 

Spanish is set to overtake French as the most popular language in state schools, according to a British Council report. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

iNews also reports on the British Council's findings, leading with the story that pupils and parents now view language learning as less important following the Brexit vote.

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The Times

Children's commissioner calls for better support for military children

 

Anne Longfield, the children's commissioner, has called for greater support to be given to the children of armed forces personnel. By Katherine Sellgren, BBC News.

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BBC

Charity warns adopted children are falling behind in school

 

A report from charity, Adoption UK, states adopted children are falling behind in school because they are more likely to be excluded and leave with no qualifications. By Sally Weale, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

'Smart glasses' help teachers spot struggling students

 

'Smart glasses', similar to virtual reality headsets, are enabling teachers to monitor pupils' performance in class. By Helen Ward, Tes.

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Tes

 

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