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Posted on: 2018-11-28 09:00:00

Debate Chamber Summer Schools are great for bright students who enjoy an intellectual challenge, and who are curious about the ways in which their knowledge can be applied to help solve real-world problems.

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Posted on: 2018-11-28 00:15:00

The number of new international students enrolling at United States universities and colleges went down by almost 7% last year, according to official data published this month.

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Posted on: 2018-11-22 09:00:00

From skiing holidays in New England to netball tours to Sri Lanka, more and more schools are offering their pupils adventures of a lifetime. But at what cost to the kids who can’t afford to go – and the social division that creates?

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Posted on: 2018-11-08 01:00:00

If teachers want to have high status they should work in classrooms in China, Malaysia or Taiwan, because an international survey suggests these are the countries where teaching is held in the highest public esteem.

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Posted on: 2018-10-10 00:00:00

A top UK university is planning a "unique" post-Brexit arrangement with a German university in which staff will be appointed jointly by both institutions, with the aim of keeping access to EU research funding for UK academics.

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Posted on: 2018-09-24 22:00:00

There are more than 150 million students in universities around the world, yet academic expertise has rarely been less trusted – and there is shocking inequality in access to higher education. Should we imagine a different system? Josie McLellan, Richard Pettigrew and Tom Sperlinger think we should

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Posted on: 2018-08-15 23:00:00

When Natalie and Ben's daughter Ophelia joined the high-IQ society Mensa at only three years old, they knew they would be accused of being pushy parents. But what is it like to have a naturally-gifted child?

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Posted on: 2018-06-25 08:00:00

University League Tables 2019

Our University League Tables rank UK universities nationally and in 70 subject tables. Order each table on the measure that matters to you, compare universities, read university profiles and search for courses. We rank 13 specialist colleges and conservatoires separately in the Arts, Drama & Music League Table.

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Posted on: 2018-04-17 08:00:00

Theresa May has called for "concrete measures" to ensure girls in Commonwealth countries spend at least 12 years in education.

The prime minister pledged £212m, which Downing Street said would allow almost one million more girls to go to school.

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Posted on: 2018-03-20 09:00:00

Young people will return to the profession once teachers are given greater autonomy and fairer rewards, says UCL’s Caroline Conlon.

he significant difference between a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) and some school-based routes is you’re not thrown in at the deep end; this is not a sink or swim model. It’s a course that provides the opportunity to read and reflect while also joining a large network of professionals who think about what they are doing and why.

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Posted on: 2018-03-20 09:00:00

The GDPR deadline might only be a couple of months away, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t still time to ensure that you’re doing everything you can to meet the requirements it sets out - whatever industry you’re operating in. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the education sector in particular. What is GDPR for schools, and what can schools do to make sure that they stay on the right side of the law?

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Posted on: 2018-03-19 09:00:00

The lack of teachers is becoming critical – but generous bursaries are on offer for graduates looking to join the profession.

Schools are in crisis. With plummeting teacher training applications and difficulties in recruiting enough staff to fill vacancies, tuition fees, unacceptable workloads and budget cuts have all been blamed for the current shortage.

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Posted on: 2018-03-19 09:00:00

Tony Blair has said if he was in power today he would take an “even more revolutionary approach” to education.

The former prime minister said developing education was the “single most transformative thing you can do for a country” and argued that as a developed nation, Britain should place greater emphasis on ensuring teaching standards are of a higher quality.

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Posted on: 2018-03-12 11:40:39

The education secretary has promised to cut teachers' workload in an attempt to resolve a recruitment crisis in England's schools.

Damian Hinds told a head teachers' conference in Birmingham that there will be no more new changes to primary tests, GCSEs or A-levels.

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Posted on: 2018-03-12 11:38:55

Coalition of unions warn that individual support for pupils will be affected by staff cuts

Funding cuts have forced up class sizes in secondary schools across England, according to leading education unions, as schools balance their budgets by cutting staff.

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