Education News Round-Up October 11th

Universities urged to work harder to recruit disadvantaged students
Report from Universities UK says access rates among white working-class men also need improving to boost social mobility
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Many teachers ‘working 60-hour week’
Teacher Megan Quinn says she works a minimum of 56 hours per week – not to mention a few more on marking and lesson preparation.
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No freshers from Clare College Cambridge turn up for ‘compulsory’ consent workshop
No freshers turned up for a compulsory consent workshop at Clare College Cambridge on Tuesday morning.
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Teenagers ‘checking mobile phones in night’
Almost half (45%) of young people are checking their mobile phones after they have gone to bed, a poll suggests.
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Posted in Weekly Blog.