IN THE NEWS

IN THE NEWS features helpful articles that feature content of interest to sixth form leaders, tutors and HEI advisers.

Private candidates allowed to transfer - Schools Week 29/04 - read
Social distancing in schools very difficult - Schools Week 29/04 - read
Schools phased re-opening - Guardian 29/04 - read
UK aid to tackle global spread of corona virus 'fake news' 12/03 .Gov - Read
University league tables - Guardian 01/02/20 - Visit
Why would private schools get to dictate who gets to go to university - 30/01/20 Guardian - Read
Chancellor expected to fund broken FE colleges in effort to ‘level up’ country - 31/01/20 Guardian - Read
Private schools criticise plans to get more poor students into university - 29/01/20 Guardian - Read
Birmingham University accused of 'backdoor' unconditional offers with new three Cs places - 21/12/19 Telegraph - Read
Don't mislead applicants, regulator warns universities - Guardian 19/12/19 - Read
Why is Matt Hancock bringing bursaries back for student nurses? - Guardian 18/12/19 - Read
Six tips for teachers - article in Teacherhead 16/11/19 - Read
Students more likely to quit uni with unconditional offer - 30/10/19 Guardian - Read
Russell Group cast doubt about accepting T levels - 26/09/19 - Read
Symbolic target of 50% university target reached - BBC 26/09/19 - Read
Government considering scrapping offers to uni based on predictions. Independent 16/9/2019 - Read
Oxford University admissions and disadvantaged places. BBC News 05/2019 - Read
A-Levels: what subjects are students dropping? BBC News 08/2019 – Read
A-Level results 2019: some patterns. JCQ media release 08/2019 - Read
E-bac endorsement: DfE remove Russell Group endorsement TES 08/2019 – Read
T-Levels: What subjects can students take? TES 08/2019 – Read
BTEC Nationals: funding for pre-existing level 3 courses. Pearson 08/2019 – Read

More news items added when relevant. If you have any items to share with other heads of sixth form email michael@netsixthform.co.uk



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