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Children are naive to the power of corporations – how about a lesson in ‘profitics’?

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 13:01
Apple earns as much as Hong Kong. IBM and McDonald’s are insinuating themselves into curriculums. Schools must get wise Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Modest good news for music education as government stick to their word

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 12:40

Hubs funding is to increase, but Arts Council England chief Darren Henley has a fight on his hands if he is to safeguard music education

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Forget selfie and vape, what are the new favourite words in other languages?

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 11:57

It seems 2014 was the year of ‘photobombing’ and ‘oversharing’ in English, but what about in Spanish, German and French?

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Students turn to porn for sex education

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 11:55

An NUS survey shows the majority of students access porn to get information about sex – and say issues they need to know about are not covered in class

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Number of English schools failing on GCSE targets doubles in a year

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 10:30
Worsening national performance follows a series of changes to the make-up of the GCSE league tables Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Does competitive sport in school do more harm than good?

Xov, 29/01/2015 - 08:00

With so much of the curriculum already target driven, journalist Matthew Jenkin questions whether the incentive to win in PE is either necessary or effective

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Schools watchdog chief denies Ofsted has anti-Christian agenda

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 20:01
Sir Michael Wilshaw says free schools penalised for ‘narrowing curriculum’ as MPs report parents’ anger at questions to pupils Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

St Alban's ARK Academy in Birmingham – in pictures

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 15:11

St Alban’s ARK Academy multi-faith school in Birmingham. Photographed by Newsteam for the Guardian

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Birmingham school unites faiths: not through grand gestures but hard work

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 15:11
St Alban’s C of E academy, in city reeling from Trojan horse scandal, highlights common bits shared by religions in effort to truly integrate communities Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Postdoc diaries – six months on from the job hunt

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 12:53

We get back in touch with two PhD graduates six months on from defending their viva to see if they’ve finally secured work

More from the postdoc diaries series
Finishing your PhD thesis: 15 top tips
What to do if you don’t work well with your supervisor

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International students: don't be afraid to get involved in protests

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 11:16

Political campaigning can be complicated for international students in the UK – but they shouldn’t be put off making a stand

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How I teach students about equality: only Smarties have the answer

Mér, 28/01/2015 - 08:00
Agnes Arnold-Forster shares her best lesson, engaging young pupils in debates about injustice and equality with the help of chocolate treats Continue reading...
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Nicky Morgan calls for Ofqual U-turn on scrapping science practicals

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 20:34
Education secretary criticises move to keep lab work out of A-level and GCSE results, in first test of regulator’s independence Continue reading...
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The Guardian view on Syriza’s Essex connection

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 20:27
Oxbridge graduates may rule in Britain. But a different British university is making the running in Greece Continue reading...
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Black and Asian school-leavers more likely to go to university than their white peers

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 18:13
New government figures raise fresh concerns about educational underachievement among white pupils Continue reading...
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How to spot if you or colleagues are stressed: tell-tale signs for teachers

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 17:30

Mental health problems are on the rise in teaching. But what early stress warning signs should you look out for in yourself and others?

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No proof that academies raise standards, inquiry finds

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 13:36
Education committee make a series of recommendations to address concerns over governance, transparency and oversight Continue reading...
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Businesses up their investment in UK university research projects

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 12:21

The CBI urges universities and companies to look at new models for partnerships, pointing to increased business interest in research collaborations

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How a law degree could launch your career in politics

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 11:24

The skills and experience you gain as a law student could benefit you in other careers – such as politics

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A third of headteachers say school buildings not fit for purpose

Mar, 27/01/2015 - 08:40
Leaking roofs, rising damp … four years after Building Schools for the Future was scrapped, this is the reality for 35% of school leaders surveyed Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade