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Brian Cox on Rosetta, tackling mental health and worksheets v textbooks

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Education round up: TV physicist Brian Cox says Rosetta mission encourages young people into science, a new initiative to address school mental health services and teachers’ night off

Science in school. The government should capitalise on excitement over the Rosetta mission and encourage children into the world of science, according to TV physicist Professor Brian Cox. Today, Cox will answer students’ questions from around the UK in a live stream – join in here.

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#teacherwellbeing2014 - Going to the cinema tonight to see, Gone Girl! Don't think I have ever been to the cinema on a school night before!

@GuardianTeach Night off? - helped my daughter make a cake for biology A'level group! pic.twitter.com/A4VoM3oDmo

The week in numbers

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Texas finally approves history textbooks amid religious and political concerns

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 22:30

Books accepted on eighth attempt after disagreements over portrayal of Moses, Islam, and Ronald Reagan

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‘Radicalisation risk’ at six Muslim schools in London

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 19:36
Ofsted orders east London schools to change or face closure amid concerns that pupils are not being taught British values Continue reading...
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The Ofsted report about my former school is way off the mark

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 19:31
The Jamiatul Ummah Islamic faith school in Tower Hamlets has been condemned as inadequate – but I did OK after going there Continue reading...
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In search of a truly liberal education

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 16:13
Unlikely disciplines can inspire each other, as with Newton’s analogy between the colour spectrum and the musical scale Continue reading...
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Ofsted chief: pupils at east London faith schools at risk of radicalisation

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 10:54
Education secretary urged to act with urgency following Ofsted inspections of six independent Muslim schools and a state secondary Continue reading...
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What university life is like on a 'forgotten' campus

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 10:12

Many universities have secondary campuses miles from their main sites. Are students based on them missing out?

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What do uni engineering departments need most? People in overalls

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 07:00

Preoccupied with research and snobbish about industrialists in overalls, university departments no longer recognise their responsibility to produce the next generation of engineers

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Journalist Jackie Ashley takes over as president of Lucy Cavendish College

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 00:05
Guardian columnist to become ‘leader and champion’ of Cambridge college in October 2015 Continue reading...
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Church of England school taken aback by Ofsted rating amid extremism row

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 20:53
Sir John Cass secondary praised by teachers as school downgraded on safeguarding issues Continue reading...
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Students are right to march against the markets. Why can’t education be free?

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 14:05
After the 2008 crash, the most sensible reform would have been to make the financial system more like education, not vice versa Continue reading...
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‘Lost’ first languages leave permanent mark on the brain, new study reveals

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 12:38

MRI scans show Chinese babies adopted by French-speaking Canadian families retain ‘unconscious’ knowledge of their mother tongue

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What every would-be teacher should know before they qualify

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:55

Pearls of wisdom will only take new teachers so far – the classroom will be the real test

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The gender pay gap is closing. Here’s how to consign it to history

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 10:50
I’m delighted that the gap is now at its narrowest, and we are looking to education and business – and men – to bring it to zero Continue reading...
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Academics: how much do you know about university pay? – quiz

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 07:00
Test your knowledge of higher education salaries – from fat cat pay to zero-hours contracts Continue reading...
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Schools-based strategy launched to improve children’s mental health care

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 06:00
Government to present vision for improving what schools can offer children with mental health conditions Continue reading...
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Schools accused of failing to protect children from extremism

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 23:02
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to say seven schools in Tower Hamlets must take more action to protect students Continue reading...
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Student protests in London: the street-level view - video

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 21:27
Organisers said 10,000 protesters joined Wednesday's anti-tuition-fee march, the largest mobilisation of students since mass protests in 2010. The demonstration was mostly peaceful until its end-point at Parliament Square, when a breakaway group attacked symbolic targets including the Department for Business, the Conservative party campaign headquarters and the NUS Continue reading...
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Demonstrators in 'scuffles' with police as students march against fees – as it happened

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 19:20

Four arrests after thousands of students march through central London calling for free higher education and an end to austerity

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Student protest over tuition fees ends in scuffles with police

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 19:18

Organisers say 10,000 joined march, which saw NUS offices daubed with paint after it refused to back protest

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