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British education policy neglecting students

Experts at the University of London have warned British education policy is encouraging schools to maximise the academic output of their students while ignoring their broader health and well-being.

The report’s authors published concerns that schools could be neglecting student health by only focusing on the academic achievements of high-performing students.

They also critiqued the “deeply flawed” idea that educating students on personal, social and health issues takes up time that could be used for more academic subjects that contribute towards attainment and economic competitiveness.

Read more at University of London

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