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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Government formally drops academies legislation

BBC - Thu, 27/10/2016 - 19:03
The government is dropping a bill to convert all schools to academies, announced in the Queen's speech.
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Sharp drop in EU student applications to UK universities

BBC - Thu, 27/10/2016 - 14:42
Numbers of EU students applying for the most competitive UK university courses have dropped sharply, new figures show.
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A-levels choice 'reduced by funding squeeze'

BBC - Thu, 27/10/2016 - 01:10
Sixth-form colleges in England are offering fewer courses because of financial pressures, a study finds.
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Black History Month row over Zayn Malik image

BBC - Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:28
A students' union apologises for using the faces of Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan to mark Black History Month.
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'Super-parenting' improves children's autism

BBC - Wed, 26/10/2016 - 10:01
Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.
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New teacher found for tiny island school

BBC - Wed, 26/10/2016 - 08:48
A new teacher has been found for a school with just nine pupils on the tiny Hebridean island of Muck.
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Free thinking

BBC - Wed, 26/10/2016 - 00:12
A university for coding without any teachers has opened in California this month.
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Academy funding must be transparent, says MP

BBC - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:48
The transparency and accountability of academy spending must be improved, says chairman of the parliamentary Education Committee, Neil Carmichael MP
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Theatre applies to be first to open free school

BBC - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:04
The Royal and Derngate Theatre announces plans to launch a new secondary school in Northampton specialising in the arts.
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Apprenticeship 'U-turn' will help poorest teenagers

BBC - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 15:52
Updated government plans, for apprenticeship funding in England, have been welcomed by critics who feared they would exclude the poor.
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Special needs: Review of plans to cut nursery school hours

BBC - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 06:16
The Education Authority (EA) begins a review of its plans to cut hours for pupils at special school nurseries.
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US changes toddler screen time advice

BBC - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 22:14
Until now the American Academy of Paediatrics has recommended that children under two have no screen time at all.
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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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