Secret student: six things I'd never dare tell my teacher

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 07:00
'I would prefer to get my work marked by a teacher than Joseph Barker who has been picking his nose for the last half an hour'
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Playgrounds squeezed in places crush

BBC - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:11
Many schools are building new classrooms on outside space to accommodate a growing number of pupils.
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Primary schools build over playgrounds to accommodate rising pupil numbers

Telegraph - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 15:16
One in three primary schools increasing the number of places for pupils are reducing outdoor space as they expand classrooms






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Birmingham Students Housing Co-op on a solution to exploitative landlords

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 15:09
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15 ways to make your mark as a volunteer

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 12:34

Volunteers, recruiters and NGOs give advice on turning a placement or internship into a development career

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How to make a quick and easy salad dressing

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 12:29
In the first of a three-part masterclass on the art of making salads, we introduce you to the building blocks of dressings. Arm yourself with some lemon and olive oil and have a go at these recipes to get you started... Continue reading...






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Dumbledore named best fictional teacher

Telegraph - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 11:09
Three teachers from the Harry Potter books have been named among the top 10 favourite fictional teachers, according to school staff






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Work experience: 'There was a cleaning rota for the unpaid interns'

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 10:35
Some sectors are worse than others when it comes to unpaid internships. Unpaid interns share their stories

Pressure mounts on employers to pay young workers
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Internships: pressure mounts on employers to pay young workers

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 10:35
New research finds that a quarter of employers still don't pay their interns we can't ignore the illegal practice, say campaigners
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Parents 'losing faith' in the education system

Telegraph - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 10:14
Two thirds of parents have "lost faith" in the education system, according to figures published today, whilst 62 per cent are unaware of impending changes to the curriculum






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Test your 'core maths' skills

Telegraph - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 09:21
Ahead of the new 'core maths' qualification, sample questions are released. Can you complete them?






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Academics Anonymous: 'Why are you doing a PhD at your age?'

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 08:00
I'm concerned that my age will render my PhD worthless, at least as a passport to an academic career

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Trojan horse 'politically motivated' and Ofsted's view on jazzy lessons

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 07:00

Education round up: Ofsted prefer child-led lessons, teachers send summer selfies and academies ineffective at closing the attainment gap the news in brief

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Autism school's legacy lives on

BBC - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 02:14
The man who set up a free school in the 80s
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Exam reform delayed by schools

BBC - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 00:44
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.
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School PE lessons putting girls off sport, MPs' report finds

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 00:01
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Albus Dumbledore voted the teaching profession's favourite teacher

The Independent - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 00:00

Teachers have today chosen their favourite role model: Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Harry Potter’s school, Hogwarts, heads their all-time top 10 of teachers from the world of fiction.








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Make sport less competitive to get girls involved, MPs say

The Independent - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 19:32

PE lessons and an emphasis on competition are putting schoolgirls off participating in sport, MPs warn today.








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EMBARGO Make sport less competitive to get girls involved, MPs say

The Independent - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 19:32

PE lessons and an emphasis on competition are putting schoolgirls off participating in sport, MPs warn today.








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Sustainable funding for students

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 19:32
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