Education News Round-Up April 12th

Teachers ‘need training to spot honour-based abuse’
A teachers’ union has backed calls for more information and training for school staff on how to spot the signs of “honour-based abuse”.

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‘Motherhood penalty’ in worse pay at work
Mothers earn 3% per hour less for each child they have compared with women working in similar jobs who do not have children, say researchers.

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School budget squeeze ‘is reducing pupils’ subject choice’
Pressure on school budgets in England is leading to a narrower secondary curriculum, with teaching posts in some subjects being cut, unions have said.

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Students face sharp rise in interest on tuition loans
Millions of students and former students in England and Wales will face a sharp increase in interest rates on tuition fees and maintenance loans.

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