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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Colchester high school abolishes 'traditional' homework

BBC - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 18:07
A high school scraps traditional homework in favour of a more "independent" approach to learning.
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Narcissism 'short-lived way to popularity'

BBC - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 17:50
New students, in those first awkward days of making friends at university, are being told that being a narcissist only makes you popular in the short term.
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Labour 'will defeat grammar school plans', pledges Rayner

BBC - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 16:05
Labour "will defeat" the government's plans to expand grammar schools in England, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says.
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School seeks to block critical Ofsted report

BBC - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 15:53
A school in England has gone to the High Court to try to prevent a highly critical Ofsted report from being published.
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Diamond review: Loans 'should replace' tuition fees grant

BBC - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 13:12
Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.
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Parents face steeper university costs

BBC - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 17:43
Parents do not have enough warning about the cost of supporting their children in university in England, says a consumer rights campaigner.
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Canadian academic next Cambridge vice-chancellor

BBC - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 16:55
Stephen Toope is chosen as the next vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
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Home Office 'won't see pupil nationality'

BBC - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 15:39
The government says it will not pass data on pupils' nationality to immigration officials or the Home Office.
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'Smart drug' warning for students

BBC - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 15:38
The government's watchdog issues a warning to students about the dangers of taking cognitive enhancers or "smart drugs".
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Scots teachers are 'dangerously overstretched' by vacancies

BBC - Sun, 25/09/2016 - 00:13
There were more than 500 teacher vacancies in Scotland's schools as pupils returned after their summer break, figures have shown.
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Welsh university tuition fees pegged at £9,000

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 17:42
Welsh university tuition fees will be pegged at £9,000 next year despite colleges in England being given the go-ahead to charge up to £9,250.
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Brexit: UK universities consider EU branches

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 16:57
UK universities could open campuses in Europe to offset the effect of Brexit, some vice-chancellors have suggested.
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University of Aberdeen staff face compulsory redundancies

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 14:30
Compulsory redundancies may happen at the University of Aberdeen's medical school due to a low uptake of a voluntary severance and early retirement scheme.
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Academies encouraged to open selective schools

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 13:37
Ministers urge academy chains to set up new selective schools in England and units for high-ability pupils.
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Sri Lanka bans schools from imposing dress codes on parents

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 12:32
Schools in Sri Lanka are banned from imposing dress codes on parents. after a poster telling women what to wear sparked an outcry online.
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More support call for children with special needs

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 09:45
Many children with special needs are not getting a fair chance in schools, the Children's Commissioner for Wales says.
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Class action

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 00:44
Turkey is pursuing a world-wide campaign to shut down schools linked to exiled Turkish cleric Fetullah Gulen, but what are these schools and how are they linked to him?
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Grammar schools expansion 'could dumb them down'

BBC - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 00:42
Plans to expand the number of grammar school places could dumb down their results, research suggests.
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Oxford head rejects sponsoring schools

BBC - Thu, 22/09/2016 - 17:24
The head of Oxford University has rejected calls from the government that it should sponsor schools.
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