Should academics adapt their teaching for international students? live chat

The Guardian Unlimited - 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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Anti-Gove bounce helps Tories win support for education policies

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:12
Tories close to within one point of Labour on schooling, best position in over two years, after Michael Gove moved in reshuffle






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Birmingham schools 'feel like the Balkans', says Labour

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:11
Liam Byrne says city needs to move on after 'Trojan horse' affair and tells Nicky Morgan to not repeat 'divisive rhetoric' of Gove Continue reading...






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Academics: would you teach in China?

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:55
Opportunities to work in China are growing, but expect to adapt your approach to teaching and research Continue reading...






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Trojan horse plot: Birmingham schools fragmented 'like the Balkans'

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:37
Shadow education minister Liam Byrne says schools have been used as 'political football in Michael Gove's culture wars' ahead of Trojan Horse report






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Graduate vacancies set to increase this year

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:10
UK employers are predicting an increase of 17 per cent in graduate vacancies this year but the Association of Graduate Recruiters warn that many roles could go unfilled






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Student loans under threat, say MPs

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 08:24
A new report into the student loans system says an urgent review is needed to address the fact that around 45 per cent of student loans will never be repaid






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Michael Gove: 'bogeyman' or 'the greatest education secretary ever'?

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 07:45
As he leaves his post in a cabinet reshuffle, we have some mixed farewell remarks from the education world Continue reading...






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Dear Ms Morgan: don't try to drive a wedge between teachers and parents

The Guardian Unlimited - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 07:24
Gove tried to tell us our children's teachers were selfish sods, maybe Cameron hopes you'll succeed just by being nice? Continue reading...






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Graduate posts in the UK 'grow 17%'

BBC - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 01:08
There has been a significant increase in the number of graduate vacancies in the UK but many employers are struggling to fill posts, a poll says.
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Pupils at Suffolk primary school speak 58 languages

Telegraph - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 20:02
Primary school in Ipswich has 470 pupils that speak more than 58 different languages






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A U-turn over student loads sale?

BBC - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:21
A U-turn over student loans sale?
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Teacher wins unfair dismissal claim

BBC - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 15:03
A teacher who was cleared of sexually assaulting a pupil but then sacked by his school wins a claim for unfair dismissal.
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FGM training for public sector staff

BBC - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 10:07
Extra training is to be given to teachers, doctors and social workers to help them to identify and assist girls at risk of female genital mutilation.
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VIDEO: Do disabled children miss out on PE?

BBC - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 07:45
PE provision for children with disabilities in mainstream schools is lacking and could damage Britain's Paralympic prospects in the future, according to a survey carried out by the Youth Sport Trust.
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Privatisation of student loan book to be scrapped

The Independent - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 00:23

The £12 billion privatisation of the student loan book in England and Wales is to be scrapped, Business Secretary Vince Cable has said.








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Privatisation of student loan book to be scrapped

The Independent - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 00:23

The £12bn privatisation of the student loan book in England and Wales is to be scrapped, Business Secretary Vince Cable has said.








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Student loans sell-off abandonment raises tension in cabinet

The Guardian Unlimited - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 20:30
Vince Cable antagonises Tory coalition partners after calling off privatisation of student loans worth an estimated £12bn Continue reading...






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Family of severely disabled boy barred from taking term-time holiday

The Independent - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 17:45

The mother of a severely disabled teenager who has been given only a few years to live says she has been threatened with fines and prosecution if she takes him on a term-time holiday.








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