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Daily News Summary
13 September 2018

image Report reveals parents' tactics to get their child into a good school
image New analysis looks at how parents choose a secondary school for their child
image The home-schooling likened to a "mini private school"
image A third of teenagers believe men are better leaders, according to new research
image Video report: The college helping children excluded from mainstream schools
image Mothers call for action on peer-on-peer abuse
image DfE cancels 'future talent fund'
image 'Schools need to improve work experience and careers advice opportunities'

Report reveals parents' tactics to get their child into a good school

 

The Sutton Trust has published its Parent Power 2018 report, which looks at how parents use financial and cultural resources to boost their children’s chances of success. The Times reports that well-off parents are more likely to use "dubious tactics" to get their child into a good school. By Nicola Woolcock.

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The Times

New analysis looks at how parents choose a secondary school for their child

 

Schools Week details six key points from the Education Policy Institute's (EPI) analysis of how parents choose a secondary school for their children. By Alix Robertson.

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Schools Week

The home-schooling likened to a "mini private school"

 

The Telegraph reports on "a growing number" of parents choosing a form of home-schooling, which is likened to a "mini private school". By Luke Mintz.

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The Telegraph

A third of teenagers believe men are better leaders, according to new research

 

Research by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has found that a third of 14- to 19-year-olds think men are naturally better leaders than women. By Kate Parker, Tes.

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Tes

Video report: The college helping children excluded from mainstream schools

 

BBC London looks at how it feels to be excluded from school, having been given access to a centre educating troubled children.

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BBC

Mothers call for action on peer-on-peer abuse

 

Two mothers whose children were victims of peer-on-peer abuse are urging the Government to implement in full the recommendations of the 'Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools' report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee. By Branwen Jeffreys, BBC News.

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BBC

DfE cancels 'future talent fund'

 

The Department for Education (DfE) has cancelled a 'future talent fund' in order to prioritise early years improvements. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

'Schools need to improve work experience and careers advice opportunities'

 

The 5% Club has detailed its recommendations about how schools can improve social mobility in a new report, suggesting the quality of work experience and careers advice offered to students should be improved. By George Ryan, Tes.


Chief executive of Balfour Beatty and founder of the 5% Club, Leo Quinn, is quoted in The Telegraph saying more work needs to be done to raise awareness about "earn and learn" opportunities. By Tim Wallace.

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Tes

 

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