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Daily News Summary
2 April 2019

image 'Over-parenting makes children afraid to fail'
image Which degrees lead to the best graduate salaries?
image Mastermind behind high-cost schools planning to open more campuses
image Schools could face greater accountability over youth crime
image The danger of teachers 'having a bit of banter'
image Music education in "a perilous state", according to new research
image Consultation launched over register for home-educated children
image New campaign aims to reduce gender inequalities in school sports

'Over-parenting makes children afraid to fail'

 

Writing for Tes ahead of this year's Bryanston Education Summit, Jane Lunnon, headteacher of Wimbledon High School GDST, warns that "over-parenting" makes children afraid to fail.

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Tes

Which degrees lead to the best graduate salaries?

 

The Telegraph looks at the highest paying degrees, according to graduate salary. By Ashley Kirk and Patrick Scott.

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The Telegraph

Mastermind behind high-cost schools planning to open more campuses

 

Chris Whittle, CEO of Whittle School & Studios, talks to The Telegraph about his plan to open independent schools in 30 cities by 2030. By Simon Usborne.

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The Telegraph

Schools could face greater accountability over youth crime

 

Unions have raised concerns after it emerged teachers, hospital workers and police officers could face greater accountability should they fail to spot violent crime among young people. BBC News.

The Guardian has published a response to this story from an anonymous headteacher.

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BBC

The danger of teachers 'having a bit of banter'

 

Keziah Featherstone, a headteacher and co-founder and national leader of #WomenEd, writes for Tes about teachers who engage in "banter" with their pupils.

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Tes

Music education in "a perilous state", according to new research

 

The authors of a research report published by the Musicians’ Union and supported by UK Music and the Music Industries Association have claimed music education is in "a perilous state". By Fiona Millar, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

Consultation launched over register for home-educated children

 

The Government is considering making it a requirement for parents to sign a register if their children are home-educated. By Katherine Sellgren, BBC News.

The Times features a comment piece by its education editor, Rosemary Bennett, about the issue.

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BBC

New campaign aims to reduce gender inequalities in school sports

 

The Telegraph has launched a campaign called 'Girls, Inspired' in a bid to reduce gender inequalities in school sports.

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The Telegraph

 

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