Academy chains v local authorities

BBC - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:02
Academies may not be better at school improvement
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Why I love living in a multilingual town

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:32

Moving to a multilingual area at first feels like playing a game where everyone knows the rules, apart from you. As a language student however I quickly realised it was the perfect place for my year abroad

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'Trojan Horse' schools 'improving'

BBC - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:14
Improvements are being made at three schools in Birmingham school at the centre of the so-called Trojan Horse plot, inspectors find.
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Trojan horse school in Birmingham to be renamed

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 13:37

Park View, which was at centre of alleged plot by Muslim extremists to take over state schools in city, to rebrand as Ofsted praises progress

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Behind the scenes at Britain's Mandarin Speaking Competition - video

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:35
Every year the British Council runs a competition to find Britain's best young Mandarin speakers. Those that make it through to the last stage of the competition come to London to compete at the British Museum. We went behind scenes of the competition to follow Louis Carmicheal, 17, from Hull and Natalia Barton, 13, from Liverpool as they prepared for the final Continue reading...






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Check in for travel success with a master's in tourism

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 10:57

A postgraduate degree could be your passport to success in the world of tourism

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Sex education in the UK is letting our teenagers down

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:45

Teens have no problem assessing information about sex, yet pregnancy and STI rates remain high. Lessons may have improved, but more still needs to be done

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After the Trojan horse schools ‘people are looking to the future, not the past’

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:30
Peter Wilby interviews veteran troubleshooter Mike Tomlinson, midway through his mission to sort out the Birmingham schools scandal Continue reading...






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Why is personal, social and health education not compulsory in schools?

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:15
For children to learn to make wise choices in life, PSHE needs good teachers, status in the curriculum, and recognition of the complexity of the challenge Continue reading...






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Nicky Morgan, equalities minister, and her white male Ofsted appointments

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:00
In our diary: academies rush to beat election deadline; school setup advice that may not be the best; Lord Nash still bucks trend on parent governors Continue reading...






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'Girls sports teams at independent schools on the rise,' says headmistress

Telegraph - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 07:00
The number of girls sports teams in private schools has doubled thanks to top female sporting role models and the staging of high-profile events, like the Olympics






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Cuts 'hitting poor children hardest'

BBC - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 03:35
Government cuts have disproportionately affected disadvantaged children, a cross-party committee of MPs says.
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'Give children time to really learn'

BBC - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 02:16
Branwen Jeffreys on a campaign to let children learn to think
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'Fewer than half' academy chains producing above average GCSE results

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 01:10

Department for Education study will fuel election debate over impact of academies and free schools

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University students 'urgently need more support' in transition from school

Telegraph - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 01:02
Speaking today, headmaster Richard Harman, will say that pupils are under "more pressure than ever before" and more needs to be done to help as they start university






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Independent schools do 'almost triple amount of sports than state counterparts'

Telegraph - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 01:01
Independent school pupils in the UK are "leading the way" when it comes to encouraging their pupils to take up sports






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Cost of a degree 'is not worth it', says Oxford bursar

Telegraph - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 01:01
A bursar at the University of Oxford will say in a speech that the £9,000 per year cost of a British university degree is not worth it for many students






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Tackling Japan's 'depressed' youth

BBC - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 22:56
Young jobseekers 'cautious and pessimistic'
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Stressed out

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 19:00

When talk is not enough for teachers

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