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Feminist academics take note: women are not all white and straight

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 13:11

For a university feminist initiative to be progressive, it needs to take account of the variety of ways in which women experience oppression

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A creative degree could make you more employable than you think

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 11:10

Creative careers have traditionally been seen as hard to break into, but doors are opening for students with talent

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Jailing those who fail to act on child abuse won’t stop another Rotherham

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 11:06

The government’s plan to criminalise social workers, teachers and care staff if they turn a blind eye to child abuse will only result in defensive practice

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The Lib Dems’ education policies: you ask the questions

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 08:15
In the runup to the general election we’re giving readers the chance to grill the main schools spokespeople. Second in our series is the Lib Dems’ David Laws Continue reading...
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General election 2015: Send us your schools questions for Ukip

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 08:13
What would you like to ask Paul Nuttall, the UK Independence party’s education spokesman? Tweet or email us your questions now for our readers’ interview Continue reading...
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Dear Ms Morgan: The less we challenge the powerful, the more muscles they flex

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 07:50
The public seems to have accepted that you and your advisers can decide what constitutes a suitable education. As a result, you are doing whatever you want Continue reading...
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Ofqual provokes government ire with decision to scrap science practicals

Mar, 03/03/2015 - 01:01

Exam regulator is scrapping lab work despite protestations from the scientific community and ‘deeply frustrated’ education minister Nicky Morgan

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Labour must do more to cater for gifted children, says Tristram Hunt

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 22:00

Shadow education secretary plans to establish independently administered fund to advise teachers on treatment of most talented children

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Thousands miss first secondary school choice as demand rises across UK cities

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 21:55

Camerons among families awaiting offer as figures show intense competition for school places in urban areas

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New Mexico high school students walk out in protest of new standardized test

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 21:23
  • Tests are aligned to Common Core standards adopted by 43 states
  • Critics say the exams distract from real learning, add stress and waste resources
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Thumping good salary

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 19:00

When teachers need a salary top-up

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Emwazi's university 'more scared of being Islamophobic than homophobic'

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 18:52

Former secretary of University of Westminster’s LGBT society says complaints about speakers booked by Islamic society were not treated seriously enough

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New counter-terrorism duties: what schools need to know

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 18:30

Schools now have a legal duty to prevent young people from being drawn to terrorism. Here are five key points every school leader needs to know about the new legislation

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How to teach ... Red Nose Day 2015

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 18:00

From flour-stained celebs to the People’s Strictly Come Dancing, Comic Relief celebrations are in full flow. Here’s how to get charity tins rattling in school

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Guardian university awards 2015: shortlist announced

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 17:28

We reveal which universities made the shortlist for their excellent initiatives across all 14 categories

University of Birmingham

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Labour’s fixation with tuition fees neglects the real issues in universities

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 17:24

Universities face threats to their part-time, postgraduate and international student numbers, but these issues have been pushed down the agenda

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Let's just admit it: Britain is a nation of moaners

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 17:04

You’d think people would be thrilled about the cost of education coming down or a mansion tax. Not a bit of it – what a difficult bunch we are to please

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Out and under attack in the south: Arkansas LGBT rights hit reverse

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 14:04

Conservative lawmakers doubling down on discrimination policies with religious ‘conscience protection’ as workers and students fear ‘for their very lives’

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Mohammed Emwazi was not radicalised at school, says ex-headteacher

Lun, 02/03/2015 - 10:55

Jo Shuter speaks out as government orders investigation into academy after reports that two other pupils went on to become Islamist fighters

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