Asthma inhalers may go into schools

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:51
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.
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'More consider' an overseas degree

BBC - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:34
Rising numbers of UK students would consider studying abroad, according to research by the British Council.
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Headteachers' union to open ranks to middle tier of school leadership

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:23
NAHT is launching a new offshoot to reach further into classrooms, to attract the next generation of school leaders Continue reading...






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Surge in bursaries for middle incomes explains sudden rise in boarding school numbers

The Independent - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:06

A rise in bursaries for disadvantaged pupils has fuelled a sudden surge in the number of boarders admitted to independent schools, according to this year’s annual census of private school numbers published today.








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Hated £9,000 tuition fees might not save any money, says report

The Independent - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:06

The trebling of university tuition fees to a maximum of £9,000 a year in England may not save taxpayers any money, an independent think-tank has warned.


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Hated tuition £9,000 tuition fees might not save any money, says report

The Independent - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 01:06

The trebling of university tuition fees to a maximum of £9,000 a year in England may not save taxpayers any money, an independent think-tank has warned.








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Tuition fees encourage British students to study abroad

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 00:13
British Council survey finds that 37% of undergraduates and postgraduates are considering overseas study Continue reading...






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Number of pupils at independent schools surpasses pre-crash level

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 00:05
Growth trend resumes after dip during downturn, with 511,928 pupils attending ISC-registered schools Continue reading...






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University tuition fee rise may not save taxpayers any money, says thinktank

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 00:05
Institute for Fiscal Studies says weak economy means graduates repaying far less of their student loans than forecast Continue reading...






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The online lifeline: How a housing association's remarkable educational initiative gave hope to tenant battling long-term illness and depression

The Independent - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 23:00

For Ruth Womak, life was bleak – and there seemed only one way out. The 62-year-old from Sheffield suffered from two debilitating illnesses and had spent years caring for her ailing mother. The death of her mother was followed by another crippling blow when her former steel worker husband died of a heart attack in 2010.








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Chalk Talk: Sums don't add up at Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference

The Independent - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 23:00

It's funny how those bemoaning current standards can so often put their foot in it. A recent example surfaced at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference in Manchester, where delegate Malcolm St John-Smith, from Wakefield, sought to show how the pressure on teachers from Ofsted and league tables had failed to improve standards.








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Undersea explorer Bob Ballard elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 22:57

Oceanographer who discovered the wreck of the Titanic named to the new class of the Academy, alongside Al Pacino

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Anthony Seldon to retire as headmaster of Wellington

Telegraph - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 19:40
Anthony Seldon, master of Wellington College and political historian who is working on authorised biography of David Cameron, will retire next year






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Men win sex discrimination pay case

BBC - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 19:16
Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.
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70 per cent of free schools not filled two years after opening, Labour claims

The Independent - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 18:18

Three out of four of the Government’s flagship free schools failed to fill their places on opening, according to new research published on Thursday.








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Tried and tested: how schools can learn lessons from evidence-based research

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 18:00
Whether sharing research with peers or turning one classroom into an ideas testbed, evidence-based teaching can transform education. From journal reading groups to in-house trials, we round up the advice from our recent live chat Continue reading...






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Why Scottish universities must remain neutral in the independence debate

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 17:48
Five universities pulled out of the CBI after it backed the No campaign. The VC of Robert Gordon University considers the row Continue reading...






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Are drugs the answer to learning languages?

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 16:32

Come along to our live debate for free on the evening of 10 July, London

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'Trojan Horse' probe schools named

BBC - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 14:52
A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies is published.
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