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Daily News Summary
12 November 2018

image 'Why it's important for pupils to develop an appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives'
image 'Preparation for work will be more important than preparation for A-levels', says headmaster
image Rise in take-up of legal insurance by independent schools
image Rise in independent schools' inspection fees
image Pay increases for independent school staff behind that of the state sector, according to NEU survey
image 'Why I believe in a boarding school education'
image Pupils are less satisfied with schools' response to bullying, according to survey
image Looked-after children waiting months for school places

'Why it's important for pupils to develop an appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives'

 

David Goodhew, headmaster of Latymer Upper School, discusses the importance of schools' commitment to international friendship. Tes.

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Tes

'Preparation for work will be more important than preparation for A-levels', says headmaster

 

Dr Anthony Wallersteiner, headmaster of Stowe School, discusses why preparing pupils for the world will be viewed by the "successful schools of the future" with more importance than preparing pupils for A-levels. By Camilla Tominey, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Rise in take-up of legal insurance by independent schools

 

The Telegraph reports that independent schools are increasingly taking up legal insurance, following a rise in legal action from parents. By Camilla Turner.

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The Telegraph

Rise in independent schools' inspection fees

 

Schools Week reports that the Independent Schools Inspectorate has raised its fees and introduced a “cost reduction programme”. By Jess Staufenberg, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Pay increases for independent school staff behind that of the state sector, according to NEU survey

 

A survey by the National Education Union (NEU) has shown one in five independent school teachers received no pay rise this year. By Caroline Henshaw, Tes.

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Tes

'Why I believe in a boarding school education'

 

Malika Browne writes in The Times discussing why she supports a boarding school education, despite other parents' reactions to her decision.

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The Times

Pupils are less satisfied with schools' response to bullying, according to survey

 

Data by the Crime Survey for England and Wales in 2017-18 has shown the proportion of pupils who are happy with their school's response to bullying has fallen over recent years. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Looked-after children waiting months for school places

 

Research by the Independent Children’s Homes Association has revealed looked-after children, on average, are having to wait more than three months for school places. By Caroline Henshaw, Tes.

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Tes

 

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