University starts from scratch in exile

Times Higher Education - Mon, 26/12/2016 - 01:00

One of Ukraine’s most highly regarded institutions has decamped to a new home 100km away to escape fighting in the war-torn region close to Russian border

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Deal fairly with students, universities told

BBC - Sat, 23/07/2016 - 12:07
Universities must "deal fairly with students", says the competition watchdog.
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Sprinting quickens the mind, researchers find

BBC - Fri, 22/07/2016 - 11:55
A study says bursts of intense exercise during the school day improves pupils' focus and concentration in class.
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The 100 things to do before leaving primary school

BBC - Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:51
The 100 things children think they should do before they leave primary school are revealed by the Times Educational Supplement.
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Perry Beeches Academy Trust: Critical EFA report delayed

BBC - Fri, 22/07/2016 - 00:55
A flagship academy trust had "special" treatment when a watchdog delayed a critical report, the BBC learns.
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University tuition fees rise to £9,250 for current students

BBC - Thu, 21/07/2016 - 16:49
University tuition fees in England will rise to £9,250 and the increase applies to students who have already started courses.
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New schools funding scheme to be delayed by a year

BBC - Thu, 21/07/2016 - 15:31
Implementation of a national funding formula for schools will be delayed by a year, Education Secretary Justine Greening says.
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Early university ambitions pay off, survey suggests

BBC - Thu, 21/07/2016 - 01:10
A survey suggests the younger children decide on going to university the more likely they are to attend a selective one.
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Universities announce fees above £9,000 limit

BBC - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 19:09
Universities in England are already announcing tuition fees of £9,250, before Parliament has even finished debating plans to allow them to raise fees.
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South Africa exports online courses back to the West

BBC - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 13:24
A lower cost base and partnerships with western universities is helping South Africa to develop online courses for students around the world.
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Academy trust hands over running of primary schools

BBC - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 13:06
An academy chain that operates nine primary schools in Sussex and Kent is handing over the responsibility of running them.
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Working parents face summer childcare struggle

BBC - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 01:08
Working parents face a struggle to find holiday childcare as councils across Britain report a lack of places.
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NSPCC issues warning over leaving children home alone

BBC - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 00:00
The NSPCC is urging parents to think carefully before leaving children home alone over the summer holidays.
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Turkey coup: Purge widens to education sector

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 19:46
A purge of top officials following a failed coup in Turkey broadens even further with the suspension of 15,200 education staff.
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Labour warns of rising tuition fees

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 18:36
University tuition fees in England would face "significant rises" under plans being put forward by the government, says Labour.
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Employers warn of widening skills shortage

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:22
A CBI survey suggests rising numbers of employers are struggling to recruit skilled staff and says it could get harder after the UK withdraws from the EU.
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Online 'university of anywhere' opens to refugees

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:08
An online university is offering 500 refugees from Syria's civil war free places on its degree courses.
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Academies warn Brexit 'damaging science'

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 10:12
An open letter to the government from UK academies representing science, medicine and engineering warns that Brexit is already harming science.
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Young suffer as pensioners continue to prosper, says IFS

BBC - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 09:03
Young people have suffered a drop in income since the financial crisis, but pensioners have enjoyed a significant rise, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
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Pre-school boys 'twice as likely to fall behind girls'

BBC - Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:05
Boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to have fallen behind by the time they start school, a report says.
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