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Daily News Summary
28 July 2022

image Three in four teachers support introducing digital exams in England
image Almost a third of girls unable to access free period products at their school or college, survey finds
image Abuse survivor shares his story and what it's like working with other victims
image University halls fill up faster this year than they did pre-pandemic

Three in four teachers support introducing digital exams in England

 

A poll of more than 3,000 school staff by Teacher Tapp has found that three in four teachers believe introducing digital exams in England would work if the “challenges” are addressed. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

 
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Schools Week

Almost a third of girls unable to access free period products at their school or college, survey finds

 

According to a survey commissioned by Girlguiding, 32 per cent of girls and young women in the UK cannot access free period products at their school or college, despite government schemes being in place for several years. The Guardian.

 
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The Guardian

Abuse survivor shares his story and what it's like working with other victims

 

The Guardian takes a closer look at what was said when Alex Renton, an abuse survivor, sat down with TV presenter Nicky Campbell to discuss the abuse he experienced during his days at an independent school and his current work supporting victims. By Amelia Hill.

 
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The Guardian

University halls fill up faster this year than they did pre-pandemic

 

Unite, the UK’s largest student halls landlord, has already filled 92 per cent of its beds for September, which is more than it would have expected at this stage even before the pandemic and said it expects its student halls to be back to full occupancy in the next academic year. By Tom Howard, The Times.

 
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The Times

 

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