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Daily News Summary
21 May 2018

image GDST launches scheme to boost girls' confidence in the workplace
image Letters: Arts and sciences
image The Guardian's Secret Teacher column: 'Falling in love with teaching again'
image Using emojis in the classroom
image The relationship between FE colleges and universities
image The impact of artificial intelligence on education
image Health survey reveals child obesity rates
image Campaign for clean-air targets school run pollution

GDST launches scheme to boost girls' confidence in the workplace

 

The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) wants to help girls become better negotiators in the workplace. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Letters: Arts and sciences

 

Peter Green, headmaster at Rugby School, writes in The Times responding to Alice Thomson's comment piece in which she said schools are becoming obsessed with science at the expense of the arts. The letter is two thirds of the way down the page.

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The Times

The Guardian's Secret Teacher column: 'Falling in love with teaching again'

 

The Guardian's Secret Teacher column looks at how a well-run school enables teachers to get the most out of their profession.

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The Guardian

Using emojis in the classroom

 

Tes examines how emojis are being used to create new learning experiences for young people, including helping them engage with Shakespeare. By Kate Parker. Also reported by The Times and The Independent.

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Tes
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The Times
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The Independent

The relationship between FE colleges and universities

 

Barnaby Lenon looks at the nature of FE colleges and why they are treated so differently from universities. Tes.

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Tes

The impact of artificial intelligence on education

 

Martin Hamilton, resident futurist at Jisc, writes for Tes about how to make the most of artificial intelligence in the classroom - and the risks involved.

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Tes

Health survey reveals child obesity rates

 

The Health Survey for England reveals obesity rate rises in UK children. By Jon Ungoed-Thomas, The Sunday Times.

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The Sunday Times

Campaign for clean-air targets school run pollution

 

The Government is being called on to ban parents driving their children to school in a bid to bring down air pollution levels. By Matthew Taylor, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

 

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