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Private school pupils should work at JD Sports – rather than ‘getting daddy to pay for a gap year’

Private school pupils should forget going to China or Tibet on their gap year to teach or travel – and take a job in JD Sports instead, a leading lawyer has advised.










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Private school pupils should work at JD Sports – rather than ‘getting daddy to pay for a gap year’, says leading HSBC lawyer

Private school pupils should forget going to China or Tibet on their gap year to teach or travel – and take a job in JD Sports instead, a leading lawyer has advised.










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Leading employers prefer value work experience among graduates over grades, says new research

Leading employers value work experience among graduates more than the grades or the university they have been to, according to new research. Figures show that 58 per cent of employers rated work experience as “the most popular qualification among those presented” – with a student’s personality coming second, with 48 per cent favouring this.










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Leading employers prefer work experience over grades, says new research

Leading employers value work experience among graduates more than the grades or the university they have been to, according to new research. Figures show that 58 per cent of employers rated work experience as “the most popular qualification among those presented” – with a student’s personality coming second, with 48 per cent favouring this.










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Literacy gap between UK unemployed and those in work ‘is highest in Western world’

The gap in literacy skills in the UK between young people neither employed or in education and those in work is the widest of any Western nation, according to a new study.










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UK gap in literacy skills between young people neither employed or in education and those in work highest in Western world, says study

The gap in literacy skills in the UK between young people neither employed or in education and those in work is the widest of any Western nation, according to a new study.










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People without CRB checks could work with kids at schools when teachers strike on Thursday

Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said today.









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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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Teachers in England work longer hours than the rest of the world – but not in the classroom

Teachers in England work longer hours than the rest of the world but spend less time in the classroom than in other countries, says a major international study.









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Exclusive: Schools struggling to fill governor posts as candidates daunted by work

A recruitment crisis has left thousands of schools unable to fill vacancies on their governing bodies, as potential candidates are intimidated by their responsibilities.









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