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Daily News Summary
11 September 2018

image Migration Advisory Committee: Impact of international students in the UK
image 'Is there a north-south schools divide?'
image IICSA: Call made in House of Lords for mandatory reporting
image OECD study compares education in industrialised countries
image Education questions in the House of Commons: Round-up
image 'No tuition fees review before ONS ruling on student loans'
image New research looks at children with a condition that can affect their ability to learn maths
image 'Do children need a slow settling in period when starting school?'

Migration Advisory Committee: Impact of international students in the UK

 

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published a report on the impact of international students in the UK, prompting widespread press coverage. The BBC reports that international students should not be removed from migration targets. Jonathan Portes, professor of economics and public policy at King’s College London and a senior fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe research group, writes in The Independent about the value of international students.


The ISC chairman, Barnaby Lenon, has issued a statement following the MAC report's publication.

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BBC

'Is there a north-south schools divide?'

 

Prof Stephen Gorard, director of the Durham University evidence centre for education, has published research which challenges claims that schools in the north of England are worse than those in the south. By Liz Lightfoot, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

IICSA: Call made in House of Lords for mandatory reporting

 

The Government has been urged to introduce mandatory reporting during a debate in the House of Lords relating to findings from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). Tes.

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Tes

OECD study compares education in industrialised countries

 

BBC News details some of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) findings in its study comparing education in industrialised countries. By Sean Coughlan.

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BBC

Education questions in the House of Commons: Round-up

 

Schools Week rounds up five key 'takeaways' from yesterday's education questions in the House of Commons. By Freddie Whittaker.

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Schools Week

'No tuition fees review before ONS ruling on student loans'

 

The Department for Education will not report back on tuition fees in England prior to an Office for National Statistics (ONS) ruling about whether student loans should appear in deficit figures. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

New research looks at children with a condition that can affect their ability to learn maths

 

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast believe thousands of UK schoolchildren may have a condition known as dyscalculia. By Dean Kirby, iNews.

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iNews

'Do children need a slow settling in period when starting school?'

 

The Telegraph looks at whether young children benefit from a slow settling in process when starting school. By Rosa Silverman.

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The Telegraph

 

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