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Daily News Summary
12 December 2019

image 'The two main parties are offering very different education policies'
image Scottish independent schools' rates relief explained
image New report suggests prestigious universities should randomly allocate places to students
image Poll finds 60 per cent of teachers plan to vote for Labour this election
image 'How schools can prioritise staff wellbeing'

'The two main parties are offering very different education policies'

 

Ed Dorrell writes in Tes outlining the different education pledges put forward by Labour and the Conservatives this general election.

Tes also compiles a list of education ministers and Education Select Committee members, along with the odds of them keeping their seats. By Catherine Lough.

Scottish independent schools' rates relief explained

 

Tes features a piece explaining the recommendations put forward to remove Scottish independent schools' business rates relief. By Emma Seith. The article references a quote from John Edward, director of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools.

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Tes

New report suggests prestigious universities should randomly allocate places to students

 

The UK's top universities should offer places at random to qualifying students to ensure underprivileged applicants are not disadvantaged, according to a new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

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The Times

Poll finds 60 per cent of teachers plan to vote for Labour this election

 

According to a survey carried out by Tes, Labour remains the most popular party among teachers, favoured by 60 per cent of respondents. By Catherine Lough.

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Tes

'How schools can prioritise staff wellbeing'

 

Nic Ford, academic deputy head of Bolton School Boys' Division, writes in Tes outlining three ways senior leaders can promote staff wellbeing in schools.

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Tes

 

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