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Daily News Summary
2 October 2018

image 'How independent schools can support the strengths of the UK'
image 'Independent school parents are unfairly criticised'
image The need for more women in science
image The UK teachers moving abroad
image Music and dance scheme criticised for offering grants to middle clasees
image Children who attend nursery are better behaved, research finds

'How independent schools can support the strengths of the UK'

 

Shaun Fenton, HMC chairman, has written a letter to heads detailing the part independent schools can play "in a time of crippling uncertainty". Tes.

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Tes

'Independent school parents are unfairly criticised'

 

The chairman of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC), Shaun Fenton, has said it is unfair that many independent school parents feel they have to justify their choice of education. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

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The Times

The need for more women in science

 

Linday Nicolson writes in The Telegraph about the problem with the lack of women in physics.

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The Telegraph

The UK teachers moving abroad

 

The Guardian reports on the dissatisfaction amongst UK teachers with the British education system, following estimates that aproximately 15,000 teachers have moved abroad to join an international school. By Donna Ferguson.

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The Guardian

Music and dance scheme criticised for offering grants to middle clasees

 

The Government's music and dance scheme is under criticism for offering grants to 'comfortable middle classes'. By Liz Lightfoot, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

Children who attend nursery are better behaved, research finds

 

Research has revealed that children sent to nursery have better social skills, in comparison to children who stay at home. By Kat Lay, The Times.

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The Times

 

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