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Theresa May is preparing for another election with the same old education policies

the guardian - Τρίτη, 16/01/2018 - 08:50
Damian Hinds’ appointment shows the prime minister has not given up on more grammar schools despite lack of enthusiasm by experts or voters

The new education secretary, Damian Hinds, is an unknown quantity for most teachers and parents, but we do know he is a grammar-educated former strategy consultant who would like to see an “elite” selective school in every town and reportedly said that only “mums” can really make a difference to children’s learning in the early years.

The controversial removal of the comprehensive-educated Justine Greening and her replacement by Hinds makes sense only if you believe, as I do, that the prime minister is preparing for another election based on the same key commitments as last time. Yes, even though they didn’t go down hugely well with the electorate.

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What do students want from the Office for Students?

the guardian - Τρίτη, 16/01/2018 - 08:45
The regulator – brought into the spotlight by Toby Young – has only one student on its board. We asked those it seeks to represent what the priorities should be

It has been a rocky start for the Office for Students, the government’s new regulator, launched to champion the interests of students. It has already faced criticism for having only one student on the board and has lost Toby Young, who resigned as a board member after an outcry over tweets that suggested more interest in regulating women’s cup sizes than university teaching quality. So what would students like to see from the body that seeks to represent them?

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'Staggering' trade in fake degrees revealed

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/01/2018 - 03:14
NHS doctors and a defence contractor are among those buying bogus qualifications, a BBC probe finds.
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England's first 'prisoner of war' discovered

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/01/2018 - 03:09
A French aristocrat, captured in 1357, was the earliest official "prisoner of war", say historians.
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Fire services ready to deliver school meals after Carillion collapse

the guardian - Τρίτη, 16/01/2018 - 01:14

Councils prepare to protect vital services at schools, and doubts emerge over construction projects

Firefighters are on standby to deliver school meals to children in at least one area of the country as councils and other public bodies scramble to deal with the collapse of the outsourcing firm, Carillion.

The company provided a host of services to the NHS, as well as schools and other organisations across the country that will need to be covered.

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Bordesley Independent School boss banned from teaching

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 20:38
The school was criticised by inspectors over child safety and the quality of its education.
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Russia knife attack: Twelve hurt at Perm school

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 18:49
A teacher and 11 children were slashed at a school in Perm when two boys ran amok with knives.
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Lasst die Schüler rübermachen

sueddeutsche_bild - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 15:02

Die Idee von Thüringens Kultusminister zu einem Austausch zwischen neuen und alten Ländern ist längst überfällig. Auf die Schüler wartet ein Abenteuer, denn Ost und West sind noch immer zwei getrennte Welten.

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What 'Beads of Courage' mean to young cancer patients

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 13:22
Children undergoing cancer treatment receive beads to document their journey and one mum wants to expand the scheme.
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Perle d’élève : « En 1914, toute l’Europe est prête à se faire la gueule »

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 12:44
Sur son blog, le prof et auteur de BD Fabrice Erre met en scène un joli lapsus relevé dans une copie de lycéen en histoire…
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Neurosciences : leur utilisation politique interroge des enseignants

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 12:09
Si nombre de professeurs des écoles ne sont pas réticents à utilier les sciences cognitives, peu les considèrent comme une solution miracle.
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Jean-Michel Blanquer favorise un mode de gouvernance qui valorise les « experts »

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 11:59
Le recours à des scientifiques pour repenser l’école fait craindre à certains un éloignement du terrain.
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Parcoursup : la nouvelle procédure pour s’inscrire en première année d’études supérieures

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 11:55
Cette infographie détaille aux lycéens et étudiants en réorientation les étapes à suivre, mois par mois, pour postuler sur le site Parcoursup, qui succède à Admission post bac lundi 15 janvier.
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Schüleraustausch zwischen Ost und West gefordert

sueddeutsche_bild - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 11:21

Die beiden Seiten Deutschlands redeten viel zu wenig miteinander, findet der neue Präsident der Kultusministerkonferenz Helmut Holter - und will sich für Austauschprogramme einsetzen.

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Fancy earning £332,000 a year? Try being a top university vice-chancellor

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 09:00

The average salary for bosses at the 24 Russell Group universities has been revealed – but not everyone thinks they’re worth the cash

Name: £332,000

Also known as: A Sue Barker, an Eddie Mair or a Lauren Laverne.

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Schools urged to help tackle Islamophobia

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 08:25
Young Muslims share their experiences to help schools in Wales teach issues around Islamophobia.
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Parcoursup, qui succède à Admission post bac, ouvre ce lundi

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 06:41
Les polémiques de l’été ont eu raison d’APB, la plate-forme permettant de s’inscrire en première année d’études supérieures. Son successeur met en œuvre les nouvelles règles d’accès à l’université.
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Tackling misogyny

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 03:30
A Nottingham school is worried about the amount of misogynistic language to which its pupils are exposed.
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Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 03:26
Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues.
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Places deadline: Top tips on choosing a school

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
Last-minute tips from experts on seeing past official data to find the best school for your child.
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