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Sydney University calls investment review after coalmine protests

Mér, 27/08/2014 - 10:47

University responds to a Greenpeace campaign highlighting its $1m investment in the controversial Maules Creek mine

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Should you study something you love or a degree that will get you a job?

Mér, 27/08/2014 - 10:40
Two students debate whether you should follow your head or your heart when it comes to picking your degree

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Duolingo creator: 'I wanted to create a way to learn languages for free'

Mér, 27/08/2014 - 08:00
He'd sold two companies to Google by his mid twenties and now Luis von Ahn has created an app that he hopes will allow anyone with internet access to learn a language for free Continue reading...
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What I wish Id known before starting as a head of department

Mér, 27/08/2014 - 07:00

Former and current middle managers reflect on what they would love to have known before starting a leadership role

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Finishing your PhD thesis: 15 top tips from those in the know

Mér, 27/08/2014 - 07:00

Trying to complete a PhD thesis in time for the October deadline? We share some advice on getting over that final hurdle

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Categorías: Educación, Universidade

'Gaza violence is crushing the rights of young Palestinians to an education'

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 10:48

Palestinian academic Bashir Makhoul sees the conflict in Gaza reducing opportunities for both Palestinian and Israeli students

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What skills do you need besides a postgraduate degree?

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 10:18
From work experience to emotional intelligence, employers look for more than a postgraduate degree

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10 top tips for teachers heading into school senior leadership teams

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 08:00
Dont forget what it feels like to be a classroom teacher, but do be a critical friend to the head heres what teachers who are heading into senior management need to know
Joining a new senior leadership team: the dos and donts
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Rise of the live-at-home student commuter

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 07:29
Cost worries mean that many don't want to move away from their families, even if it means travelling long distances Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Why aren't colleges welcoming 14-year-olds?

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 07:20
FE institutions are now able to enrol pupils full time but it seems that high costs and safety worries mean that few are doing so Continue reading...
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Why exam success isn't everything

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 07:10
Those who have done well in GCSEs and A-levels should celebrate, but a rounded education is about more than good grades Continue reading...
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The verdict on university fees is in: it's checkmate for Christopher Pyne

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 03:17

If the education minister went to university under his own deregulated system, he would be paying off his debts until the age of 64. Who would willingly sign up for such a scheme?

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Sex education should begin at seven, claim Lib Dems

Mar, 26/08/2014 - 00:05
Party also calls for academies and free schools to teach sex and relationship education to help children make informed decisions Continue reading...
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Lord Heseltine: cut foreign students from figures to lower net migration

Lun, 25/08/2014 - 13:23
Former Conservative minister believes members of the public do not view foreign students as immigrants Continue reading...
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How to teach ... the transition

Lun, 25/08/2014 - 08:30
Whether its a new school or moving into secondary education, transition is unavoidable. Here are some resources for teachers to help students cope with change Continue reading...
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Universities and the 2015 election: gulf between big parties widens

Lun, 25/08/2014 - 07:00

Labour is committed to lowering fees, the Tories are eager to let them rise. Next year will be very significant for higher education, says Martin Hall

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Liberal Democrats plan to back £1,000 pupil premium

Lun, 25/08/2014 - 00:38
David Laws says party will make tripling of premium for early years infants part of its 2015 general election manifesto Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

My pension wont be great and Ill retire when Im 105, but I still want to teach

Dom, 24/08/2014 - 08:00
As Craig Birch embarks on his year as a newly-qualified teacher, he explains why all the education policy changes wont deter him from teaching in primary schools Continue reading...
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School uniforms: free children and families from this tyranny

Dom, 24/08/2014 - 00:05
This rigid system of quasi-military uniforms is expensive for families and a constant source of problems for teachers Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade