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Daily News Summary
13 December 2019

image General election result 2019: Conservative majority
image 'It's vital we listen to this Radio 4 documentary about child sex abuse'
image UK education-related exports increase to £21.4 billion
image ISC blog: Sounding Out - sharing the joy of music
image Primary league tables due to be published
image Heads' union issues guidance for families on supervising children's use of electronic devices

General election result 2019: Conservative majority

 

The Conservative Party has won an overall majority in the UK general election. The Times reports what this might mean for different policy areas, including education.

Schools Week also looks at what this means for schools, as well as rounding-up details about the education MPs. By Freddie Whittaker.

'It's vital we listen to this Radio 4 documentary about child sex abuse'

 

Charlotte Runcie writes in The Telegraph discussing an upcoming Radio 4 programme about the spread of child sex abuse videos. She writes it is the "most upsetting and most important radio programme of the year" and vital we all listen to it.

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The Telegraph

UK education-related exports increase to £21.4 billion

 

Statistics from the Government have revealed a rise in the total revenue from UK education and transnational education activity. By Viggo Stacey, PIE News. The article quotes Julie Robinson, chief executive of the Independent Schools Council.

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Pie News

ISC blog: Sounding Out - sharing the joy of music

 

Christina Astin, head of partnerships at The King's School, Canterbury, discusses how her school is working to increase the number of musical opportunities for children in local primary schools.

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ISC

Primary league tables due to be published

 

The Department for Education is due to publish new primary school league table data for England, based on the performance of 11-year-olds in national curriculum tests. BBC News.

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BBC

Heads' union issues guidance for families on supervising children's use of electronic devices

 

The National Association of Head Teachers has issued guidance for families about supervising children while they use electronic gadgets this Christmas. By Claudia Civinini, Tes.

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Tes

 

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