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Daily News Summary
11 December 2019

image 'How independent schools help orphans'
image 'No-notice Ofsted inspections would drive up teacher workload'
image An analysis of some of the main parties' education pledges
image The overseas value of independent schools
image Campaign leader warns headteachers could march in protest over school funding
image Figures reveal disparity in parent school donations across the country

'How independent schools help orphans'

 

Madeleine Killacky, an assistant housemistress at an independent boarding school, writes in Tes arguing the abolition of independent schools would result in "the loss of a supportive, structured and inspirational network" for orphaned children.

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Tes

'No-notice Ofsted inspections would drive up teacher workload'

 

Yvonne Williams, head of English and drama at a school in the south of England, writes in Tes arguing proposals to introduce no-notice Ofsted inspections would "drive down teacher motivation and drive up stressful workload".

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Tes

An analysis of some of the main parties' education pledges

 

Tes features an article fact-checking some of the education proposals put forward by the main parties this general election. By Amy Gibbons.

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Tes

The overseas value of independent schools

 

IE Today features a piece on what UK independent schools can offer to students overseas. By Nicky Adams. The article quotes staff members from a number of ISC schools.

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IE Today

Campaign leader warns headteachers could march in protest over school funding

 

Jules White, founder of the Worth Less? school funding campaign, has said headteachers are prepared to march on Parliament if school funding issues are not addressed after Thursday's general election. By Charlotte Santry, Tes.

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Tes

Figures reveal disparity in parent school donations across the country

 

BBC News reports on the disparity in school donations provided by parents across the country. The Fair Education Alliance has said the gap in donations is 'exacerbating unfairness between rich and poor'. By Tom Barton.

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BBC

 

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