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Daily News Summary
12 November 2019

image 'We need to give disadvantaged state students more opportunities to have a better chance in life'
image Scottish Labour call for exam appeal fees to be dropped
image 'A guide to international recruitment'
image Pupils become 'increasingly inactive throughout primary school years'
image Study finds almost three quarters of teachers are 'stressed out'
image Report raises concerns over teenage "slanguage"
image Research shows a fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past year
image School photo exhibition unveiled at Tate Britain

'We need to give disadvantaged state students more opportunities to have a better chance in life'

 

David Ejim-McCubbin writes in Tes about his experience attending Rugby School as a bursary pupil. He calls on independent schools to become more accessible to state school students, adding "it should be the shared duty of the education sector to provide all with the best possible start in life".

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Tes

Scottish Labour call for exam appeal fees to be dropped

 

New figures have revealed independent schools in Scotland are three times more likely to challenge exam results than their state school counterparts, prompting the Scottish Labour Party to call for an end to exam appeal fees. By Katrine Bussey, The Scotsman.

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Scotsman

'A guide to international recruitment'

 

Tes features an article offering expert advice to international schools looking to recruit teachers. By Simon Lock. The article quotes Dr Fiona Rodgers, deputy chief executive and director of professional development and research at the Council of British International Schools.

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Tes

Pupils become 'increasingly inactive throughout primary school years'

 

A study has identified a significant drop in children's physical activity levels by the time they leave primary school, with participants becoming 17 minutes less active per week each year. Tes.

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Tes

Study finds almost three quarters of teachers are 'stressed out'

 

According to this year's Teacher Wellbeing Index, 73 per cent of teachers reported feeling stressed, and more than half admitted they have considered leaving the profession in the last two years. By Pippa Allen-Kinross, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Report raises concerns over teenage "slanguage"

 

A new report from British cybersafety firm SafeToNet has warned the cultural references found in internet "slanguage" is making it difficult for parents to safeguard their children online. By Tom Hoggins, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Research shows a fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past year

 

A survey from charity Ditch the Label has found a fifth of people in the UK aged between 12 and 20 have been bullied in the past 12 months. BBC News.

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BBC

School photo exhibition unveiled at Tate Britain

 

More than 75,000 Year 3 children from schools across London have been photographed for Steve McQueen's latest exhibition, which will be showcased at Tate Britain. BBC News.

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BBC

 

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