How to make friends at uni before you even get there

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:18
Use social media to 'meet' people at your university before you arrive Continue reading...






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How to join the civil service fast stream

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:17

More than 21,500 graduates applied for fewer than 700 roles in 2012. Heres how to make sure your application is successful

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How to get a job in the public sector

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:16

New section on how to kickstart a career with top public sector employers, including civil service, police and local government

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BBC begins push to help kids code

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:02
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
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Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:00
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.
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Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 09:14
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
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A computing revolution in schools

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:41
How schoolchildren are set to embrace coding
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How to teach ... the referendum on Scottish independence

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:00
This week, the Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help children explore the issue of Scottish independence Continue reading...






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Boarding school plan to transform troubled children's chances

Telegraph - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 07:30
Centre for Social Justice urges Government to put its faith in boarding schools to save troubled children from educational failure






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Top school's lessons free on iTunes

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 01:55
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.
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Religious leaders want a ban on faith schools excluding pupils because of their beliefs

The Independent - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 00:53

Religious groups today join with secular campaigners to demand that ministers ban faith schools from excluding pupils because of their beliefs – and make it illegal for them to refuse to employ staff from other religions.








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Free school meals: Lib Dems promise to expand policy to all primary school pupils in next parliament

The Independent - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 00:51

All primary school children will receive free school meals if the Liberal Democrats have a role in the next government, the schools minister David Laws pledges today.








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VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

BBC - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 00:18
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
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Scottish independence: Academics fear a university brain drain of country's best scientists

The Independent - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 23:32

Scottish universities could face a brain drain of some of their finest scientists if the country votes for independence, a number of leading academics fear.








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Chris Brooks obituary

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 17:57
Historian who showed how the law became relevant to ordinary people in the aftermath of the English civil war Continue reading...






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Scottish universities braced for brain drain if country votes for independence

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 17:36
Senior education figures voice fears about loss of funding and departure of top scientists in the event of a yes vote Continue reading...
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Poor research on further education makes it easy to cut funding

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 09:00

Unless leaders are given the time to research and think of solutions to the challenges the sector faces, further education will remain marginalised

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We built a rooftop playground to make space in our crowded school

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 07:00

When student numbers went up, so did we. Headteacher Cath Smith explains how her school adapted to a shortage of school places in the capital

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Gove set out the reforms. I'm pursuing them

Telegraph - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 06:30
Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, tells James Kirkup how she intends to deliver






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Dictionary completed after 101 years

BBC - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 04:53
Dictionary finally completed after 101 years
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