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Daily News Summary
28 November 2019

image Poor GCSE grades can lead to "wage scarring"
image Half of this year's university students 'accepted onto courses with lower grades than advertised'
image 'Will the latest PISA results be used to judge Gove's reforms as education secretary?'
image Ofsted publishes inspection data for small non-association independent schools
image Findings suggest international school costs are on the rise
image Liberal Democrats pledge to replace Ofsted with a new inspectorate
image New study reveals where teachers can make the most money as private tutors

Poor GCSE grades can lead to "wage scarring"

 

BBC News reports students who fail crucial GCSEs may experience "wage scarring" in the future, where they struggle to find employment or find themselves stuck earning minimum wage or below. By Branwen Jeffreys.

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BBC

Half of this year's university students 'accepted onto courses with lower grades than advertised'

 

According to new UCAS figures, 49 per cent of school leavers in England, Northern Ireland and Wales were accepted on to degree courses with exam grades lower than the requirements advertised. The data also suggests students from the poorest backgrounds were more likely to take up these places. The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

'Will the latest PISA results be used to judge Gove's reforms as education secretary?'

 

Claudia Civinini writes in Tes discussing whether the latest results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), due to be published on Tuesday, will be used to assess Michael Gove's education reforms.

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Tes

Ofsted publishes inspection data for small non-association independent schools

 

According to data from Ofsted, 75 per cent of small non-association independent schools were rated 'good' or 'outstanding' in their most recent inspection, while one in 10 remains 'inadequate'. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Findings suggest international school costs are on the rise

 

According to a report from ECA International, the average cost per year for a place at an international school is increasing in many key locations. The data suggests the cost of one year at a UK-based international school is up by £1,000 on last year's figures. By Kerrie Kennedy, Pie News.

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Pie News

Liberal Democrats pledge to replace Ofsted with a new inspectorate

 

The Liberal Democrats have outlined plans to replace Ofsted with a new body, which would focus on a "broader range of factors including the social and emotional development of children, and the wellbeing of staff and pupils". By Will Hazell, iNews.

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iNews

New study reveals where teachers can make the most money as private tutors

 

New research has revealed the areas of the country where private tutors can earn the most money, as well as the most lucrative specialist subjects. By Amy Gibbons, Tes.

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Tes

 

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