Education News Round-Up November 3rd

School-leavers ‘lack essential workplace skills’
You’re 18 and leaving education, the world of work is at your feet.
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Why do Finnish pupils succeed with less homework?
How do Finnish youngsters spend less time in school, get less homework and still come out with some of the best results in the world?
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Teachers’ pay to be devolved to assembly in Wales Bill

Control over teachers’ pay and conditions will be devolved, Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has announced.

State schools face solar tax hike – but private schools exempted
Campaigners say the government intends to charge business rates for small solar installations on schools, but academies, private and free schools will be exempt due to charitable status
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