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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Teen hackers study considers link to addiction

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 17:25
A study for Europol suggests efforts to stop young people hacking could learn from anti-addiction efforts.
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New teachers: 30% of 2010 intake quit within five years

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 15:21
Almost a third of the new teachers who started jobs in English state schools in 2010 had left the sector five years later, ministers confirm.
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Head teacher writes to tooth fairy after boy's lost playground tooth

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:07
A head teacher writes to the tooth fairy on behalf of a five-year-old boy who was upset at losing his tooth at school.
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Competition to design Scottish baby box launched

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 11:44
A competition to design a baby box that will be given to all newborn children in Scotland from next year is launched in Dundee.
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Queen's University survey suggests lack of leadership

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 07:20
Fewer than a third of staff at Queen's University believe it is being led effectively, according to a survey carried out by the university.
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Scottish teachers begin industrial action over workloads

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 00:27
Members of a Scottish teaching union are taking part in industrial action in a dispute over workloads.
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Station Road

BBC - Sun, 23/10/2016 - 23:59
It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?
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Housing: Councils call for freedoms to build new homes

BBC - Sat, 22/10/2016 - 23:59
Town hall bosses call for urgent talks with the government on how they could rapidly build homes where they are needed.
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Top experts' letter pleads for art history A-level

BBC - Sat, 22/10/2016 - 11:42
Hundreds of academics write an open letter to an exam board, condemning its plans to axe A-level art history.
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I woke in a stranger's bed, says university rape victim

BBC - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 16:27
Newly published guidelines urge universities to support and assist victims of sexual violence on campus.
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'I needed counselling'

BBC - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 11:40
A student says her university's handling of her sexual assault complaint made everything "so much worse".
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Under-fire Nottingham Islamic girls' school appeals pupil ruling

BBC - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 10:25
An Islamic girls' school in Nottingham that is facing partial closure, appeals against moves to stop it taking boarding pupils.
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Teachers 'wasting time on marking in coloured pens'

BBC - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 10:13
Schools minister Nick Gibb says teachers are spending too much time over-marking pupils' homework.
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Foreign students 'not exempted from migration figures'

BBC - Thu, 20/10/2016 - 21:29
Downing Street says it is "categorically not reviewing" whether foreign students should be excluded from net migration figures.
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Charities warn of child migrant 'chaos'

BBC - Thu, 20/10/2016 - 17:43
Campaigners say officials have no coherent strategy for migrant children arriving in the UK
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Derby City Council's police threat over union school strike balloons

BBC - Thu, 20/10/2016 - 15:35
A city council threatens to call the police if balloons and stickers, bearing a union's name, are handed out to school children during a pay strike.
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Charity launches gaming app to boost maths skills

BBC - Thu, 20/10/2016 - 02:41
School maths leaves too many young people unprepared for the work and for running their lives, the charity National Numeracy says.
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How China is getting ahead in the space race

BBC - Thu, 20/10/2016 - 00:11
China has started looking ahead to how it will produce the next generation of space explorers.
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PE 'Cinderella subject' for too long, says report

BBC - Wed, 19/10/2016 - 23:38
The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.
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