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Daily News Summary
29 March 2019

image "I love it here," says Eton pupil on a scholarship for boys from deprived areas
image 'Rates reform in Scotland will negatively impact independent schools and create additional costs for local authorities'
image Why schools should get involved in debating
image ISC Blogs: How school dogs provide a distraction from the strains and stresses of a busy day
image What does the Conservative leadership race mean for the education sector?
image Record number of children in poverty
image Fall in primary postgraduate teaching applications
image 'Allowing teachers to become so demoralised is a national disgrace'

"I love it here," says Eton pupil on a scholarship for boys from deprived areas

 

The Daily Mail reports on 14-year-old Schuyler Audley-Williams, a pupil at Eton College, who is on a New Foundation Scholarship for boys from deprived areas. By Helen Weathers.

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Daily Mail

'Rates reform in Scotland will negatively impact independent schools and create additional costs for local authorities'

 

John Edward, director of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools, details the impact of the newly published Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill. Tes.

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Tes

Why schools should get involved in debating

 

Matthew Shoults, head of Notting Hill and Ealing High School, argues debating is an essential skill that can help pupils prepare for later life. Tes.

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Tes

ISC Blogs: How school dogs provide a distraction from the strains and stresses of a busy day

 

Blog 1: Nick Brown, assistant head pastoral at Shiplake College, writes how Ernie the Cockapoo improves mental wellbeing by helping pupils to talk about their feelings.

Blog 2: Daniele Bonanno, housemaster at Oakham School, explains how his dog, Charlie, brings "life, light and love" to the boarding house.

What does the Conservative leadership race mean for the education sector?

 

Schools Week lists the favourites for Conservative leadership and details what each candidate might mean for education. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Record number of children in poverty

 

Latest government figures show a record number of children from working families in the UK are living in poverty. By Hannah Richardson, BBC News.

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BBC

Fall in primary postgraduate teaching applications

 

Figures released by UCAS, the universities' admissions service, show a fall in the number of primary postgraduate teaching applications compared to last year. By Mark Smulian, Tes.

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Tes

'Allowing teachers to become so demoralised is a national disgrace'

 

Sathnam Sanghera, a journalist and author, discusses the influence teachers have in shaping pupils' lives and laments how society has allowed them to feel so demoralised. The Times.

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The Times

 

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