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Daily News Summary
4 September 2018

image Building resilience and confidence through outdoor learning
image 'Action is needed to tackle children's electronic addiction'
image 'What are parents doing to deal with school fee rises?'
image More than 50 new free schools to open in England this week
image What you need to know to teach in an international school
image 'What should Labour's priorities be for its National Education Service?'
image Universities UK calls for changes to UK visa system
image Cognita set for £2bn sale

Building resilience and confidence through outdoor learning

 

Dr Helen Stringer, head of Northampton High School GDST, writes for Tes about the benefits of providing pupils with outdoor learning opportunities.

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Tes

'Action is needed to tackle children's electronic addiction'

 

Dorothy MacGinty, headmistress of Kilgraston School, writes for The Times about the importance of having programmes within schools to help combat pupils' "electronic addiction".

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The Times

'What are parents doing to deal with school fee rises?'

 

The Telegraph looks at what parents are doing to deal with rises in independent school fees, including buying homes near top state schools. By Adam Williams.

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The Telegraph

More than 50 new free schools to open in England this week

 

A total of 53 new free schools are set to open across England this week, with the Department for Education pledging to approve a further 110 free schools by 2020. By Jane Clinton, iNews.

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iNews

What you need to know to teach in an international school

 

Tes details five tips for teaching in an international school. By James Roriston.

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Tes

'What should Labour's priorities be for its National Education Service?'

 

The Guardian asks a range of education commentators what Labour's priorities should be for its planned National Education Service. By Liz Lightfoot.

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The Guardian

Universities UK calls for changes to UK visa system

 

Universities UK wants the Government to let international students stay and work in the country for two years after graduation. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

Cognita set for £2bn sale

 

The Financial Times reports that Jacobs Holding has agreed to buy Cognita - the UK-based group of independent schools - for £2bn. By Javier Espinoza.

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Financial Times

 

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