Make all state schools academies, says report by rightwing thinktank

The Guardian Unlimited - 1 hour 49 min ago
Policy Exchange, set up by Michael Gove, says academy status is best way to equip schools for challenges ahead Continue reading...






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Half of children leave reception unready for school report

The Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours 31 min ago
Children from deprived areas more likely to fall short, potentially impeding their progress throughout life, says expert Continue reading...






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Schools quality does not affect gaps in attainment, research shows

The Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours 35 min ago
Academics findings suggest disadvantaged pupils underachieve regardless of whether school is rated highly by Ofsted Continue reading...






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Overseas study 'means 40% go abroad'

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 23:58
University exchanges have a far-reaching influence on working lives and romantic relationships, says a study
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Children 'failed in early years'

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 23:56
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.
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Wesleyan University orders fraternities and sororities to become coed

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 19:42

School tells Greek groups to represent members of both sexes in move that follows closure of fraternity house after accident

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Fewer cuddles, more battles

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 18:00
Young pupil prefers hearing about Hunger Games rather than party games Continue reading...






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How to teach ... the harvest

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 17:22
Bake your own bread or track the journey of food around the world we offer a basket of fresh ideas for exploring the harvest Continue reading...






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Plymouth University under fire for spending £95,000 on seven chairs

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 17:11

Staff angry and disappointed at purchase of seven designer chairs for graduation ceremonies at a time of redundancies

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'Thanks mum, for helping me find the best way to learn'

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 15:07
Advertisment feature: Laura watched her friends go off to university, while she kept her job in a pub. Her mother was right behind her when she chose to study online Continue reading...






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To help dyslexic pupils, go to the root of how children learn

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:35
Dyslexia isn't just about bad spelling teachers need to try a variety of strategies to build confidence Continue reading...






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Heads reject bad behaviour claims

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:21
Head teachers say claims about poor behaviour in the classroom are contradicted by the inspection evidence and threaten to undermine recruitment.
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Thousands of HK students at boycott

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:09
Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
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AUDIO: Could 'marshmallow test' teach you?

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 12:34
The famous experiment in child psychology from the the 1960s which became known as the marshmallow test has been updated by the experiment's inventor, Walter Mischel.
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Call to offer HPV vaccine to boys

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 11:18
Scientific experts are meeting on Monday to discuss whether boys as well as girls should be offered the HPV jab.
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Oxford entry 'more transparent now'

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 08:36
Is there a more open application system now?
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Bid to improve early years education

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 07:17
Plans to develop a highly-skilled workforce to improve early years education are unveiled by a Welsh government minister.
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Minecraft role for British Museum

BBC - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 02:18
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.
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'Dead white men' make way for women at Oxford

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 21/09/2014 - 19:11
Out with the old: Hertford College celebrates 40 years of going co-ed with portraits of female members Continue reading...






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