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Muslim Council of Britain rejects findings of Trojan horse report

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 21:05
Religious body insists that claims that Islamists were plotting to take over Birmingham schools are 'patently absurd' Continue reading...






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How to introduce mindfulness into your classroom: nine handy tips

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 17:49
From raw onions to making sculptures on a Brighton beach, we round up the best ideas from our live chat on mindfulness Continue reading...






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A-level results: share your school success stories

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 16:51

We know that exam results don't always show the whole picture, so we'd like teachers to share success stories that tell us more about your school or college

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Teaching abroad after uni: a guide for grads

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 14:17
Think teaching abroad could be for you, but haven't a clue where to start? Here's what you need to know before booking that flight

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Trench talk: a guide to first world war slang

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:33
During the first world war, troops fighting in the trenches used slang to communicate. Here's a guide to its meaning
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10 inspiring teachers: as nominated by our readers

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:17

It's coming up to the end of term, so here are some great stories of inspiring teachers sent in by our readers

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White British more likely to get university offers than other ethnicities

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:57

Twelve of the 14 minority groups included in analysis were less likely to receive offers than white British applicants

Read: ethnic minority students get fewer university offers, research shows

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Ethnic minority students get fewer university offers, research shows

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:55
Pakistani students are least likely to be selected, according to a study of 50,000 applicants conducted by the LSE

Datablog: White British more likely to get university offers than other ethnicities Continue reading...






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Expanding altmetrics to include policy documents will boost its reputation

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:33
Altmetrics may prove to be a more flexible and versatile tool to inform research assessment, if academics get behind it Continue reading...






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Nicky Morgan: Trojan horse report findings disturbing - video

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:54
The education secretary, Nicky Morgan, discusses Peter Clarke's report about Birmingham's schools, which has found that efforts have been made by Islamic hardliners to gain control of some schools in the city. Morgan says she will appoint a new schools commissioner for Birmingham and has ordered a review of governance within the city's council Continue reading...






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Sociology A-level updated to include social media, web safety and selfies

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:34
OCR exam board says subject must take into account evolving nature of how people interact and what effect it has on society Continue reading...






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State schools may prioritise poorest pupils in admissions revamp

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:22
Children eligible for pupil premium could be given preference as part of government-proposed reform Continue reading...






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Breathing life into modern foreign language A-levels

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:00
Proposals for changes to the A-level curriculum focus on reinvigorating passion for languages Continue reading...






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Doctors, social workers and teachers to be legally obliged to report FGM

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:57
David Cameron announces move at Girl Summit as he also says parents will be criminalised if they fail to protect children Continue reading...
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Trojan horse: teachers may face misconduct hearings, says Morgan

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:22
New education secretary also says she will look at allowing Ofsted to inspect academies in wake of scandal Continue reading...






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Student loan sale U-turn 'likely to cost £12bn'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 13:04
Decision to abandon sell-off will also require review of public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility Continue reading...






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Was your student loan worth it?

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:22

The Commons business committee has said the entire student loan system is nearing a point where it is financially unworkable. Did your university experience match up to the cost of your student loan?

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Travel tips for teachers: destination and activity advice

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:50

How will you be enjoying the school holidays? We asked our Twitter followers for their advice on how to make the most of the summer here's what they said

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Can drugs deliver peak learning performance?

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:50
Drugs designed to treat narcolepsy and ADHD have been found to increase students' desire and ability to learn. Should we be dosing up to enhance our language skills? Continue reading...






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Should academics adapt their teaching for international students? live chat

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:45
Sponsored Q&A: From curriculum design to a 'catchup' year for overseas students, join our online discussion on 25 July from 12-2pm BST Continue reading...






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