2017 HMC Annual Conference in the News

Monday 2nd October

The Telegraph, Independent schools must not be "sneered at", chair of Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference says, P.10

The Times, Private schools are vital to state education, says head, P.14

Daily Mail, Don't sneer at private schools, says headmasters' chairman: Chief demands 'cessation of hostilities' at the fee-paying sector, P.24

Yorkshire Post, Independent and state schools must link better for pupils, P.8

 TES, End 'hostilities' against independent schools, urges HMC chair

 Derry Journal, Independent schools a 'valuable and necessary asset' - headteachers' chairman

 The Mail, Independent schools a 'valuable and necessary asset' - headteachers' chairman

TES, Heads gathering to discuss 'unreliable' exam grading

Tuesday 3rd October

TES, Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers to help pupils learn, academic says

Belfast Telegraph, Tony Blair's former adviser savages handling of Brexit negotiations

Liverpool Echo, INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS A 'VALUABLE AND NECESSARY ASSET' - HEADTEACHERS' CHAIRMAN

The i, Independent schools are ready to help – government, please let us, P.19

Irish News, Jonathan Powell: Irish language protection agreed in 2006

 

Wednesday 4th October

The Telegraph, Children are having their careers blighted due to 'inaccurate' exam grades, leading headteacher warns, p.8

The I, School bootcamps will make learning Quite Interesting, says QI creator

TES, Schools should try out 'QI boot camps', creator of TV quiz show says

Belfast Telegraph, Blackadder's John Lloyd has cunning plan for QI-style schools pilot

Belfast Telegraph, Get down with the kids - in the classroom, says deputy head who sat GCSE

Independent i, State school pupils end up disillusioned with university, P.4

Yorkshire Post, QI boot camps to liven up learning, P.3

TES, Independent school pupils feel more prepared for university than state-educated peers, survey finds

 

Thursday 5th October

Independent, Virtual reality lessons could make some teachers millionaires, experts predict (Mark Steed, JESS Dubai)

The Mail, Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine', headteachers told (Mark Steed, JESS Dubai)

Belfast Telegraph, Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine', headteachers told (Mark Steed, JESS Dubai)

The Guardian, Growing social media backlash among young people, survey shows (Chris King, HMC Chairman; Samantha Price, Benenden School)

News and Star, Pupils' survey shows backlash against social media (Chris King, HMC Chairman; Samantha Price, Benenden School)

The Daily Mail, Even teenagers are growing tired of social media: Two thirds say they would not mind if it had never been invented (Chris King, HMC Chairman; Samantha Price, Benenden School)

The Telegraph, Backlash against social media as children would be 'happy' if it did not exist

TES, Pupils 'increasingly turning to brick phones' in backlash against social media, (Chris King, HMC Chairman; Samantha Price, Benenden School)

Morning Star, Head Causes Stir Over Robots In Classrooms Claim, (Mark Steed, JESS Dubai)

The Sun, Robots and VR the future of education, P.4

The Sun, Two-thirds of kids wouldn’t miss social media, P.14

The Daily Star, Two-thirds of kids wouldn’t miss social media, P.7

 

Friday 6th October

BBC News, Teens 'rebelling against social media', say headteachers, (Chris King, HMC Chair, Leicester Grammar School; Samantha Price, Benenden School), 06.10.17

The Times, Teenagers rebel against social media, (Chris King, HMC Chair, Leicester Grammar School; Samantha Price, Benenden School), 06.10.17

The Independent, Children increasingly disillusioned with social media, survey shows, (Chris King, HMC Chair, Leicester Grammar School; Samantha Price, Benenden School), 06.10.17

Independent Education Today, HMC survey reveals pupils are rebelling against social media, (Chris King, HMC Chair, Leicester Grammar School), 06.10.17

The Memo, Most teens would prefer it if Facebook had never been invented, (Chris King, HMC Chair, Leicester Grammar School; Samantha Price, Benenden School), 06.10.17

 

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