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Daily News Summary
18 September 2019

image Shadow chancellor expresses support for 'Abolish Eton' campaign
image 'How to minimise the financial impact of Labour's tax plans for private schools'
image 'Everything you need to know about doing your NQT induction abroad'
image A quarter of teachers in England work more than 60 hours a week, research shows
image Russell Group graduates 'more likely' to find work soon after leaving university
image More than half of parents report their children show signs of stress and anxiety
image Universities 'failing to provide adequate support to sexual assault victims'
image Millions of children attend school or nursery while ill, poll suggests

Shadow chancellor expresses support for 'Abolish Eton' campaign

 

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has voiced his support for a motion put forward by Labour Against Private Schools calling for independent schools "to be stripped of their charitable status, to have limits placed on their pupils' entry to universities, and for their assets to be used by the state education sector". By Richard Adams, The Guardian. Mike Buchanan, executive director of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, is quoted.

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The Guardian

'How to minimise the financial impact of Labour's tax plans for private schools'

 

Financial advisers are being encouraged to educate their clients of the potential impact of Labour's private school tax plans. Rachel de Souza, a private client partner at tax advisory firm RSM, outlines two potential options for fee-paying parents to consider should a future Labour government pursue this policy. By David Thorpe, Financial Adviser.

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Financial Adviser

'Everything you need to know about doing your NQT induction abroad'

 

Tes offers advice to teachers interested in completing their Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) induction abroad. By Sorcha Coyle. The article references the Council of British International Schools.

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Tes

A quarter of teachers in England work more than 60 hours a week, research shows

 

According to a study conducted by University College London, one in four teachers in England work more than 60 hours a week, and average eight more hours a week than teachers in other industrialised countries. By Will Hazell, iNews.

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iNews

Russell Group graduates 'more likely' to find work soon after leaving university

 

According to a survey conducted by Milkround, four-fifths of Russell Group graduates secured full-time employment within weeks of leaving university compared with two-thirds of those from other institutions. By Hannah Richardson, BBC News.

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BBC

More than half of parents report their children show signs of stress and anxiety

 

A survey conducted by Booktrust revealed 53 per cent of parents said their child has shown signs of stress or anxiety in the last year, with many youngsters worrying about friendships, school, and bullying. ITV News.

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ITV News

Universities 'failing to provide adequate support to sexual assault victims'

 

A BBC investigation by File on 4 has found evidence to suggest universities are 'failing' students sexually assaulted by their peers, with no mandatory procedures in place for universities to follow in investigating or recording complaints. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.

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The Times

Millions of children attend school or nursery while ill, poll suggests

 

Findings from a new survey have revealed seven in 10 parents have sent their children to school or nursery when they are ill, with work pressures and attendance levels among the reasons why. By Gemma Francis, The Independent.

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The Independent

 

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