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Faith and free schools ‘breed social and racial segregation,’ warns leading campaigner

Segregation between different classes and ethnicities in Britain is worsening due to increasing numbers of faith schools and the opening of free schools, a leading campaigner on social equality has warned.









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Abolish GCSEs or face talent crisis, warns head of CBI

GCSEs should be scrapped if the UK is going to properly nurture the business leaders of tomorrow, and an overhaul to the EU is needed for companies to thrive, according to an influential business leader.









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Private schools would have to do more for state school children or lose charity tax breaks, Labour warns

British private schools are perpetuating divisions that “corrode society” and “damage the economy”, the shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has said, warning that such schools that fail to do more to help children from the state sector could stand to lose millions of pounds in tax breaks under a Labour government.









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Exclusive: Computer and television screens are blighting family life, warns children’s tsar

British parents are among those in Europe most likely to neglect their children, according to the Government’s childhood tsar.









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Exclusive: Screens are blighting family life, warns children’s tsar Reg Bailey

British parents are among those in Europe most likely to neglect their children, according to the Government’s childhood tsar.









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University system geared towards foreign students could undermine our economy, says warns vice-chancellor

Universities are being forced to teach overseas students who return home with skills that help build their countries to compete against us, a leading vice-chancellor warns on Monday.









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School leavers lack basic work skills, CBI warns

School leavers lack the skills needed to succeed at work, a survey of business leaders has warned.









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Britain no longer welcoming to foreign students, warns Cambridge vice-chancellor

The vice-chancellor of Cambridge University has warned that a hostile attitude towards migration risks deterring students from studying in Britain.









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Britain no longer welcoming to foreign students, warns Cambridge vice-chancellor

The vice-chancellor of Cambridge University has warned that a hostile attitude towards migration risks deterring students from studying in Britain.









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Primary school places appeals: Parents are faced with ‘meaningless’ process, warns Labour

Thousands of parents will miss out on their first choice of primary school this week, with families in the worst affected areas facing a “virtually meaningless” appeals process. Parents will not know whether their four-year-olds will be go to their preferred school until Wednesday, when 600,000 children will be allocated their primary school places.



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