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Concerns grow that lower GCSE results erode confidence in education system

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 19:46

Fewer pupils gain five good GCSEs but rise in better marks on appeal shows governments changes dont work, say experts

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How 1,000 years of Arabic scholarship advanced scientific debate in pictures

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:34

From the 9th to the 19th centuries, scholars and scribes used Arabic as a lingua franca to debate scientific ideas. Arabic-speaking scholars translated classical Greek, Persian and even Sanskrit texts on topics such as medicine, mathematics and astronomy. These scholars went far beyond translation and preservation and fostered a unique and vibrant scientific culture within the Arabic-speaking world. The British Library and Qatar Foundation have joined forces to launch a new bilingual online portal, the Qatar Digital Library, providing free access to 25,000 pages of fascinating medieval Arabic manuscript. Heres a selection of some of the most influential scientific texts in history

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Today were talking masturbation: sitting in on a sex education class

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:25
As bill to make sex education a statutory requirement gets its second reading in the Commons, Sally Weale attends a lesson Continue reading...






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Law students: seven ways to motivate yourself

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 14:33

Studying law can be overwhelming at times, but changing your attitude can make things a whole lot easier

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Balancing teaching and management how do middle leaders do it?

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 12:33

Sponsored feature: With a hefty timetable and stressed teams, work-life balance for middle leaders in schools might seem unrealistic but there is a way of surviving

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How to get funding for your arts and humanities postgrad

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:52

With no national loan scheme for postgrads, aspiring masters and PhD students must reach out to other funding sources

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Nicky Morgan told to clarify Ofsteds powers to inspect academy chains

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 16:40
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University awards 2015: about

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Heres all you need to know about the awards and why you should enter

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University awards 2015: testimonials

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Past judges share their experience of the awards and tell us what theyre looking for from this years entries

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University awards 2015: categories

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

There are 14 categories to choose from which gives a chance for each university department to showcase its achievement

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University awards 2015: how to enter

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Heres all you need to know about entering the awards and how each submission will be assessed

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University awards 2015: the judges

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Find out more about this years expert panel of judges

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University awards 2015: how to write an entry that stands out

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Here are some dos and donts for writing your entry and some important tips from past judges

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University awards 2015: FAQs

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Find out all you need to know about entering and how the judging process is run

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University awards 2015: terms and conditions

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Rules and regulations for entries

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University awards 2015: contact us

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:40

Who to contact if you have any queries

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University Awards 2015: sponsors and supporters

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:39

Find out about the University Awards partners

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Live Q&A: What is the best way to learn a language?

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 11:33

There are more ways than ever to learn a language, but how do you find one that suits your learning style and routine? Join us on 24 October, 1-3pm BST, to discuss

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