Education News Round-Up December 17th

Further education ‘funding crisis’ warning
Further education colleges in England face a “looming crisis” in funding, warns a committee of MPs.
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Thousands of men ‘missing’ from university education
The gulf between the numbers of young men and women going to university has reached a record level, with tens of thousands of men “missing” from higher education, official figures show.
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A quarter of pupils taking A-level languages are privately educated, ISC figures show
Independent school pupils make up a quarter of all entries for A-levels in French, German and Spanish, new figures show.
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Message in a bottle boy sent reply from Norwegian ‘pirates’
A boy aged nine has been sent a postcard from “pirates” in Norway after they found a message in a bottle he sent from Northumberland two years ago.
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