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Daily News Summary
15 November 2018

image Report questions whether pupil wellbeing and effective learning go hand-in-hand
image Teaching children the value of money
image Teachers are the third most important influence on the young
image Debates and mock elections should be compulsory in all schools, say researchers
image Number of home educated children increases by 27%
image British universities suffer in employability rankings

Report questions whether pupil wellbeing and effective learning go hand-in-hand

 

A new report by the Centre for Education Economics has revealed pupils' happiness is adversely affected by homework and school competition. By John Roberts, Tes.

James Croft, director of the Centre for Education Economics writes in Schools Week discussing this report.

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Tes

Teaching children the value of money

 

iNews details a new project which has been launched to educate over 18,000 primary school children in financial matters. By Tara Lepore.

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iNews

Teachers are the third most important influence on the young

 

A survey published by the Get Into Teaching campaign has said teachers, behind only parents and friends, are one of the biggest influences on a young person's life. By Martin George, Tes.

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Tes

Debates and mock elections should be compulsory in all schools, say researchers

 

Researchers have called for activities such as debates, the student council and mock elections to be made compulsory for all secondary school pupils in a bid to even out socioeconomic differences. By Martin George, Tes.

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Tes

Number of home educated children increases by 27%

 

A survey of local authorities has shown a 27% rise in home educated children. By Jess Staufenberg, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

British universities suffer in employability rankings

 

UK universities have fallen in the Times Higher Education’s Global Employability Rankings - more so than any other European country in recent years. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

 

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