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We need more teachers, and we need them now

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 13:46
By the next decade, there will be 800,000 more pupils in secondary schools. Now is the time to study to become a teacher

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Here's how to get a job at a music festival and keep it

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 10:10
It's the best gig around: getting a job at a music festival. But how do you do it, and what's it really like?

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Don't be seduced by the US UK universities offer a richer education

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 07:00
US universities offer a world-class research environment but teaching is broad and superficial compared with the UK

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Poor progress of disadvantaged pupils a waste of talent, says Alan Milburn

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 05:58
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David Lockwood obituary

Sun, 29/06/2014 - 17:41
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Learning from learners: student feedback boosted my teaching skills

Sun, 29/06/2014 - 07:00
A love of contact with people lured Rory Gallagher from travelling to teaching. He explains how giving students a voice builds trust in the classroom Continue reading...






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The life lessons school should teach you

Sun, 29/06/2014 - 06:00
We learn a lot at school but not everything. Here is a cheat sheet for younger readers about the lessons you need to know in real life Continue reading...






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Fighting talk: how Tommies found a common language in the trenches

Sat, 28/06/2014 - 09:00
First world war soldiers would fight side by side but often not share a language so they invented their own Continue reading...






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Secret Teacher: Gove visited our school so guess what we did with the bad boys?

Sat, 28/06/2014 - 07:00
Hiding stroppy kids, enforcing security, and repainting. No wonder Gove likes what he sees on visits, says Secret Teacher Continue reading...






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Worrying about your child when they leave home is part of letting go

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 15:26
Will they make friends and will they eat properly? Here's how to prepare for your child's departure to university Continue reading...






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The game of higher education what's the best way to play it?

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 13:05
Through self-leadership, early career academics can take control of their careers, be proactive and set their own goals Continue reading...






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The sweet science of baking with fruit

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 12:30
Try to categorise the various fruits and berries we take for granted and you'll find yourself in scientific tailspin, yet baking with them is child's play Continue reading...






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How to start a student band that doesn't suck

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 10:24
Many great bands formed at university, but then so did Alt-J. What can you learn from some of the best (and worst) student bands? Continue reading...






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Concern at child anxiety, London pupils do better and behaviour management

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 07:00
Weekly education round up: a teacher's in-class research on student expectations and a major study looks at how classroom management in England compares with the rest of the world Continue reading...






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Iranian students blocked from UK Stem courses due to US sanctions

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 16:43
US-owned education firm Kaplan says residents of Iran cannot study science, technology, engineering and maths in Britain Continue reading...






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Behind Columbia's 'rape lists': 'When existing systems fail, what then?'

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 16:02

Outraged by what they saw as campus mishandling of sexual assault allegations, a small group of students took matters into their own hands

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Open access is not enough on its own data must be free too

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 15:09
Academics have been encouraged to make their research freely available, but their data also needs to be open to scrutiny Continue reading...






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State schools begin to build alumni networks but should ask for cash too

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 14:02
Comprehensives are developing their own old school tie, but are still slow to raise funds from former pupils Continue reading...






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Students expect better jobs than they'll get, survey shows

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 09:46
Most expect graduate-level work when they leave university only half will find it

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Wanting it enough: why motivation is the key to language learning

Thu, 26/06/2014 - 08:00
The reasons for learning a second language can be endless but the secret to success is rooted in the science of motivation Continue reading...






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