Top school's lessons free on iTunes

BBC - 12 hours 42 min ago
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.
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Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - 12 hours 55 min ago
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.
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Religious leaders want a ban on faith schools excluding pupils because of their beliefs

The Independent - 13 hours 45 min ago

Religious groups today join with secular campaigners to demand that ministers ban faith schools from excluding pupils because of their beliefs – and make it illegal for them to refuse to employ staff from other religions.








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Free school meals: Lib Dems promise to expand policy to all primary school pupils in next parliament

The Independent - 13 hours 46 min ago

All primary school children will receive free school meals if the Liberal Democrats have a role in the next government, the schools minister David Laws pledges today.








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Scottish independence: Academics fear a university brain drain of country's best scientists

The Independent - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 23:32

Scottish universities could face a brain drain of some of their finest scientists if the country votes for independence, a number of leading academics fear.








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Chris Brooks obituary

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 17:57
Historian who showed how the law became relevant to ordinary people in the aftermath of the English civil war Continue reading...






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Poor research on further education makes it easy to cut funding

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 09:00

Unless leaders are given the time to research and think of solutions to the challenges the sector faces, further education will remain marginalised

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We built a rooftop playground to make space in our crowded school

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 07:00
When student numbers went up, so did we. Headteacher Cath Smith explains how her school adapted to a shortage of school places in the capital Continue reading...






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Gove set out the reforms. I'm pursuing them

Telegraph - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 06:30
Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, tells James Kirkup how she intends to deliver






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Dictionary completed after 101 years

BBC - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 04:53
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.
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Hundreds set to start the year in new free schools

The Independent - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 00:00

It is perhaps the legacy of Michael Gove, the former secretary of state for education, to the schooling system – Mark Two.








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Ofsted will mark down schools that refuse to teach all pupils five 'core' GCSEs, Tories pledge

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 21:50
State schools will be urged to enrol all pupils for GCSEs in English, maths, science, a language and history or geography






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Ofsted will mark down schools that refuse to teach all pupils five 'core' GCSEs, Tories pledge

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 21:50
State schools will be urged to enrol all pupils for GCSEs in English, maths, science, a language and history or geography






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Five items every female teacher should have in their wardrobe this term

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 09:00
The new year is the perfect time to look again at your wardrobe. Here are five items to add to your classroom classics
New term, new look ... five menswear items for male teachers
How stylish are these teachers? quiz Continue reading...






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The hardest job for graduates? Finding a job

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 07:00
In the final part of our series, we look at the problem graduates face when they try to find paid work

Students who say no to £50,000 of debt
How to survive the first year at university Continue reading...






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Secret Teacher: we all have our dark days, but dont forget youre making a difference

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 07:00
Its easy to feel disillusioned as a teacher. For those dreading a new term, try and remember the pupils who need you
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Schools to learn British history from Stone Age to web

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
Pupils will follow a detailed chronology from the late Neolithic period to the modern day






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Private school GCSE table: pupils opting for alternative exams

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
The Telegraph's private school GCSE league table shows how rising numbers of 16-year-olds at fee-paying institutions are favouring the alternative International GCSE






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GCSE results 2014: Independent schools table

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
The Telegraph's searchable independent school GCSE results table 2014 shows the percentage of students obtaining A*/A at independent schools across the country






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