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Morgan: Schools must offer childcare
Parents in England are to be given the right to request that schools provide childcare for the full working day during term-time and in the holidays, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.
Crisis warning over teacher shortages
Teacher recruitment problems and a huge rise in pupil numbers will become "a perfect storm" for schools in England, a leading head teacher tells the Conservative conference.
Soft skills give public school edge
It is not good grades but a "grounding in soft skills" that gives people who went to independent schools their edge, claims a former public school head.
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