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Daily News Summary
7 July 2022

image Education secretary Michelle Donelan resigns after less than two days in post
image New chancellor Nadhim Zahawi told 'not to interfere' over teacher pay
image Students around the world receive IB results
image Concerns raised over 'missing' SATs papers
image Children too anxious to attend school are being failed by English councils, report says
image Report highlights 'significant variation' in language teaching within primary schools
image Students are less satisfied with their universities than before the pandemic, research suggests

Education secretary Michelle Donelan resigns after less than two days in post

 

Michelle Donelan, the newly appointed education secretary, has resigned after just 35 hours in post following a series of resignations within government. By Samantha Booth, Schools Week.

 
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Schools Week

New chancellor Nadhim Zahawi told 'not to interfere' over teacher pay

 

Dr Patrick Roach, general secretary of the NASUWT, has written to Nadhim Zahawi, the former education secretary, stating that it is "entirely inappropriate" for him to interfere over the issue of teachers' pay in his new role as chancellor. Tes.

 
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Tes

Students around the world receive IB results

 

Olli-Pekka Heinonen, director general of the International Baccalaureate (IB), commended IB students for showing "outstanding resilience and dedication to learning" as they received their results yesterday. Independent School Management Plus.

 
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Independent School Management Plus

Concerns raised over 'missing' SATs papers

 

James Bowen, director of policy at the National Association of Head Teachers, has said the union is "deeply concerned" over emerging reports that Key Stage 2 SATs papers have gone missing. By Matilda Martin, Tes.

 
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Tes

Children too anxious to attend school are being failed by English councils, report says

 

According to a report by the local government ombudsman, councils are failing to put adequate alternative education in place for the growing numbers of children who are unable to attend school because of social anxiety. By Sally Weale, The Guardian.

 
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The Guardian

Report highlights 'significant variation' in language teaching within primary schools

 

Weekly language learning does not take place in one in four primary schools, according to findings published by the British Council today. Tes.

 
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Tes

Students are less satisfied with their universities than before the pandemic, research suggests

 

The results of the latest National Student Survey show more than a fifth of students are not satisfied with their courses, and even fewer give a positive rating to the assessment and feedback they receive. By Nicola Woolcock and George Willoughby, The Times.

 
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The Times

 

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