Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The Independent - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 23:00

Four 13-year-olds are buzzing with excitement. They have just heard that their business idea has been given the green light after being entered into Tycoon in Schools, an enterprise competition spearheaded by Peter Jones from Dragons' Den.








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Morgan: I'd vote for gay marriage now

BBC - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 22:29
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.
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Ofsted downgrades Jewish school for failing new Trojan horse regulations

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 20:10
The Beis Yaakov orthodox Jewish academy placed into special measures following no-notice inspection by officials Continue reading...






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Colette King obituary

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 18:12
Drama teacher who transformed education in contemporary arts Continue reading...






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Marking boycott: why are academics protesting about pensions?

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 16:17

Universities UK has suggested dramatic reforms to academic pensions. Who will be most affected by the proposals? And when will the marking boycott take place?

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Maths student thanks her degree tutor for giving her confidence

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 14:30

Advertisement feature: Elaine Hill is now relishing the challenge of her OU degree, thanks to encouragement from tutor Felicity Bryers

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Student startups: could you be the next Mark Zuckerberg?

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 13:43

University might be the perfect time to create your own startup

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AUDIO: Move to tackle homophobic bullies

BBC - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 12:26
The government is to spend two million pounds tackling homophobic bullying in schools in England.
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Britain's schools need more resources for 'influx' of immigrant children, chief schools inspector warns

Telegraph - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 12:25
Sir Michael Wilshaw says giving schools extra support to deal with foreign-born pupils is a 'big issue' for Government






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Students offered degree course in 'Wasting time on the internet'

Telegraph - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:50
We are all guilty of wasting time on the internet, but is studying it, well, a waste of time?






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Ofsted should inspect religious teaching in faith schools, says Tristram Hunt

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:18

Shadow education secretary says schools may be contributing to religious and ethnic segregation in English cities

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What do parents need to know about university?

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 09:40

You can still help your student child make good choices, even if you didnt go to university yourself

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Support for campaign tackling 'time bomb' of low literacy

Telegraph - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 09:10
A new campaign has today secured cross party commitment to tackle the UK's literacy "crisis" which sees a quarter of children leaving primary school unable to read well






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School tests 'causing pupil stress'

BBC - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 07:10
Annual school tests for children aged seven to 14 are causing so much stress some pupils are refusing to go to school, a survey finds.
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Government to fund campaign to stamp out anti-gay bullying in schools

Telegraph - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 07:00
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan signals she has changed her mind on gay marriage as she unveils £2 million fund to tackle homophobic bullying






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Male graduates put earnings above job satisfaction

Telegraph - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 07:00
A survey of 27,000 graduates has found that young men still expect to earn more and work longer hours than women, but expect to be less satisfied in their job






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How teachers can support transgender students

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 07:00

Research shows 90% of primary and secondary school staff have had no training to support LGBT students. Teacher Allie George explores how to make your classroom safe and inclusive

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Hidden school costs worry families

BBC - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 01:07
Millions of UK families struggle to meet the extra costs of a state education, suggests research carried out by young people.
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Where do billionaires go to university?

BBC - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 00:30
Where do the super-rich go to university?
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