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Daily News Summary
15 January 2019

image Letters: University offers
image 'Government’s teacher recruitment strategy might never happen due to Brexit'
image 'What exactly are MFL hubs and what have they done so far?'
image Report recommends food education is compulsory for all pupils
image Facebook supports government's online safety lessons for schoolchildren
image Nearly 50 infants suspended each day for attacking teacher, DfE reveals
image Wealthier students pay for university tuition fees up front, according to data analysis

Letters: University offers

 

Jane Prescott, headteacher of Portsmouth High School, writes a letter to The Times supporting a proposal that university offers should be made to pupils only after they receive their A-level results. Letter just below half-way.

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The Times

'Government’s teacher recruitment strategy might never happen due to Brexit'

 

Tes reports there is concern among some Department for Education (DfE) officials about the hold-up of the Government’s teacher recruitment and retention strategy due to Brexit. By Helen Ward, Tes.

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Tes

'What exactly are MFL hubs and what have they done so far?'

 

Michael Tidd, headteacher at Medmerry Primary School in West Sussex, writes in Tes about the Government's announcement to open a new centre of excellence for languages in York.

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Tes

Report recommends food education is compulsory for all pupils

 

A report from the Scottish Food Commission has said cooking lessons should be compulsory in schools following concern that many pupils are failing to identify common fruits and vegetables. By Henry Hepburn, Tes.

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Tes

Facebook supports government's online safety lessons for schoolchildren

 

Social media giant Facebook has endorsed the Government's new online safety lessons, which aim to help children recognise potential dangers online. Tes.

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Tes

Nearly 50 infants suspended each day for attacking teacher, DfE reveals

 

Data from the DfE has revealed almost 50 schoolchildren under the age of seven are suspended from school each day for attacking their teacher. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

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The Times

Wealthier students pay for university tuition fees up front, according to data analysis

 

Researchers from the think tank Intergenerational Foundation have found approximately 10% of students are not taking out loans for university in a bid to avoid high interest rates. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

 

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