Paedophile teacher drugged and abused up to 60 pupils at London school

Telegraph - 9 hours 57 min ago
The US national had preyed on up to 90 boys at different schools around the world. The FBI said his victims were drugged and some may be unaware they were abused






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Education warnings 'six years ago'

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 19:38
A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, were first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.
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Primary schools expanded to deal with shortages around Bedfordshire

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 18:25
Council reacts quickly to complaints that parents were facing six-mile trips with their children after places were filled Continue reading...






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Flagship free school championed by Michael Gove told to improve

The Independent - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 17:53

A flagship free school praised by both Prime Minister David Cameron and Education Secretary Michael Gove has been told by inspectors it must pull its socks up and improve.








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I swapped my trendy online media job for the buzz of changing pupils' lives

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 15:16
Trainee English teacher Lauren Evans explains why she quit a desk job at the BBC for an inner city classroom Continue reading...






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Governors admit serial paedophile abused children at private school

Telegraph - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:52
Sir Chris Woodhead says it is the "worst thing that I've ever been involved in in 40 years of education" as it emerged that William Vahey abused children in London school






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VIDEO: Education warnings 'six years ago'

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:03
Concerns raised earlier this month about a lack of long-term vision for education in Wales were highlighted over six years ago according to a confidential document.
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AUDIO: Tuition fee savings may be 'small'

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 13:26
The savings made by university tuition fee reforms are likely to be "very small," an IFS study has found.
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Cuts to grant funding for disabled students will put their studies at risk

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 12:02
Proposed cuts to the Disabled Students' Allowances in 2015 may lead to higher drop-out rates, lower grades and students struggling without support Continue reading...






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Greenwich free school requires improvement, say Ofsted inspectors

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 11:58
First inspection of secondary school co-founded by Michael Gove adviser finds too few students make good progress Continue reading...






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Why are male students at Oxford getting more firsts?

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 11:56
Students claim the atmosphere at Oxford is contributing to a gender gap when it comes to those achieving the top grades Continue reading...






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Should I study my degree online? live Q&A

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 10:14
Curious about distance learning? Join us between 12-2pm on Thursday to discuss the pros and cons of learning online Continue reading...






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Tuition-fee change savings 'unclear'

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 09:04
A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.
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Shouting in the corridors of power: how colleges can make their voices heard

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 09:00
Colleges must be stronger in fighting government decisions, says policy advisor Ben Nicholls. Here he shares five ways to get the people in power to sit up and listen Continue reading...






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How can we use digital media in social work courses?

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 08:30
Social media can be an invaluable tool for learning, but student participation cannot be taken for granted Continue reading...






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Sustainability in schools: give young eco-warriors space to grow

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 07:00
Allowing students to take the lead in developing eco-friendly projects in school and the local community engages them in green issues and teaches them soft skills Continue reading...






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British students 'being driven overseas by fees hike'

Telegraph - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 06:30
Rising numbers of students are considering taking courses overseas, driven by an increase in tuition fees in the UK and the need for "travel and adventure", study by the British Council finds






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IFS: rise in student fees 'will not save taxpayer money'

Telegraph - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 06:00
Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies casts fresh doubt over new student finance regime, warning that a near tripling of fees will save 'little' money for the taxpayer






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More parents opt for boarding schools despite rise in fees

Telegraph - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 06:00
Independent Schools Council census finds increase in British parents enrolling their children in boarding schools, despite annual fees rising to almost £29,000






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Number of single-sex private schools 'halved in 20 years'

Telegraph - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 05:59
Census by Independent Schools Council shows sharp decline in number of single-sex schools, with one headmaster claiming mixed classrooms provide better "preparation for life"






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