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Daily News Summary
23 May 2018

image New diversity drive at Oxford University
image Geography degree is the most popular among privileged students
image Six points from the education committee hearing
image Guidance is needed on pupils’ social media safety, says international anti-bullying charity
image Dealing with challenging parents of SEND children
image Advice to help pupils understand terrorist attacks

New diversity drive at Oxford University

 

The University of Oxford has published its full admissions figures which reveal nearly one in five students enrolling at Oxford are now either black or minority ethnic. By Harry Yorke, The Telegraph. Also reported by The Guardian, The Independent and BBC News. Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, has written a comment piece in The Times arguing that equality will not be solved by Oxford University alone.

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The Telegraph
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The Guardian
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The Independent
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BBC

Geography degree is the most popular among privileged students

 

Geography is now the most popular subject to study at university among privileged students. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times. Also reported by Daily Mail. The Times leading article is also about this subject.

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The Times
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Daily Mail

Six points from the education committee hearing

 

Tes details six things Nick Gibb, school standards minister, discussed during the Commons Education Select Committee which took place yesterday.

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Tes

Guidance is needed on pupils’ social media safety, says international anti-bullying charity

 

Sue Jones, global deputy chief executive officer of charity Ditch the Label, has called for official guidance for schools on keeping children safe on social media. By Alix Robertson, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Dealing with challenging parents of SEND children

 

Tes' sendco columnist, Gemma Corby, details how to work with three common types of challenging parents.

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Tes

Advice to help pupils understand terrorist attacks

 

Terry O’Hara, manager of the Survivors Assistance Network, advises schools on how to discuss terrorist attacks with pupils. Tes.

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Tes

 

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