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Daily News Summary
13 April 2022

image Parentkind calls for COVID inquiry to examine worsening mental health and learning loss
image DfE invites bids to run 18 new early years hubs to support COVID recovery
image 'Education targets will be missed unless more is done to support early years development'
image NEU survey claims standards of living are falling for independent school staff
image Shadow education secretary heckled during speech at NEU conference
image A closer look at the British independent schools opening branches across Asia

Parentkind calls for COVID inquiry to examine worsening mental health and learning loss

 

The charity Parentkind has called for the COVID inquiry to widen its scope to examine the impact of the pandemic on young people’s mental health and parental concerns about learning loss. Independent Education Today.

 
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IE Today

DfE invites bids to run 18 new early years hubs to support COVID recovery

 

Tes reports that the Department for Education (DfE) is inviting bids to run a network of 18 "Early Years Stronger Practice Hubs" to support COVID recovery and "build local networks for sharing effective practice". By Matilda Martin, Tes.

 
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Tes

'Education targets will be missed unless more is done to support early years development'

 

Education experts have warned that the Government's target for 90 per cent of Year 6 pupils to be achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and maths from 2030 will be missed unless more is done to support the development of these pupils in early years. By Matilda Martin, Tes.

 
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Tes

NEU survey claims standards of living are falling for independent school staff

 

Independent Education Today reports on findings from a new National Education Union (NEU) survey which suggest standards of living are declining among teachers and support staff working in independent schools.

 
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IE Today

Shadow education secretary heckled during speech at NEU conference

 

According to Schools Week, Bridget Phillipson, the shadow education secretary, was heckled during her speech at the National Education Union’s (NEU) conference yesterday while she spoke about Labour’s plans to reform Ofsted. By Freddie Whittaker.

 
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Schools Week

A closer look at the British independent schools opening branches across Asia

 

BBC News explores how some British independent schools are opening campuses in countries across Asia. By Annabelle Liang. article mentions Marlborough College, Dulwich College, Gordonstoun and Sherborne Girls.

 
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BBC

 

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