Education News Round-Up April 6th

Corbyn promises free primary school meals for all
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he wants to extend free school meals to all primary school pupils in England.

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Derby school support staff vote for council pay offer
Teaching assistants in Derby have voted to end months of strike action over changes to pay and working time.

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Teach ‘problem solving’ to produce engineers, schools urged
Schools should focus less on “subjects” and more on teaching problem solving skills, say engineers in a report.

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Free nursery hours plan risks higher fees, say campaigners
Parents could face higher fees and extra charges when the government rolls out a plan to double the number of free childcare hours, warn providers.

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