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'As an American, it took me four months to catch on to British sarcasm'

Xov, 16/10/2014 - 14:42

Meet Carmela, a student from the US, home of around 3.8% of all international students at UK universities

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'I miss how, in Malaysia, everything revolves around food'

Xov, 16/10/2014 - 09:55

Meet Laavynia, a student from Malaysia, home of around 3.5% of all international students at UK universities

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Teachers, is it worth becoming an examiner?

Xov, 16/10/2014 - 07:00
Repeatedly marking the same question is mind-numbingly boring, but its a great insight into how exams are assessed, says teacher Andrew Jones
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UK landlords refuse to house student from Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 20:10

Amara Bangura, 35, a radio presenter who used show to dispel myths about disease, refused accommodation in Norwich

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Out in the cold: the coastal schools neglected by national initiatives

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 19:03
Educational establishments at seaside outposts face host of problems, including staff recruitment and retention Continue reading...
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Oxford University tutors open up about admissions interviews

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 18:48

Oxford marks undergraduate application deadline by publishing selection of interview questions including How much of the past can you count?

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Language festival: a celebration of cultural and linguistic diversity

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 17:38

The festival launching on 17 October aims to build on the growing momentum behind language learning

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Vince Cable: immigration targets 'unobtainable and largely meaningless'

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 17:20

Business secretary Vince Cable says the governments immigration policy is ludicrous and basically very stupid

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Nigel Walker obituary

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 16:14
Former director of the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge who pioneered the development of the subject in the UK Continue reading...
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Education secretary in row with MPs over academy schools inspections

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 15:12

Nicky Morgans decision to block inspections of managers and sponsors labelled absurd by fellow Tory MP Graham Stuart

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'I brought a meat hammer from Germany so I can make schnitzel'

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 14:29

Meet Lothar, a student from Germany, the home of around 3.4% of all international students at UK universities

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School term-time absenteeism in England falls dramatically

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 14:25
Number of school days lost to term-time holidays cut from 3.3m to 2.5m, their lowest level since 2006 Continue reading...
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'I surprisingly miss the heat, humidity and crowdedness of Hong Kong'

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 10:02

Meet Florence, a student from Hong Kong, the home of around 3.1% of all international students at UK universities

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Lad culture thrives in our neoliberal universities

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 10:00

Laddism is at home in the callous environment of market-driven higher education, argues, Alison Phipps, who offers advice to universities on how to root it out

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College tutors can't do in 36 weeks what teachers fail to achieve in 11 years

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 09:00

Youre right Ofsted, English and maths teaching in colleges could be better. But you need to look beyond data to see why this is happening, says our anonymous blogger

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My life as a non-binary transgender teacher and why Im still closeted

Mér, 15/10/2014 - 07:00

Many schools have stamped out homophobia but few have got to grips with transgender issues its either too confusing or they worry parents will complain

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Jewish schools complain over hostile Ofsted inspections

Mar, 14/10/2014 - 19:14

Group claims Jewish schools disproportionately targeted and that inspectors asked pupils inappropriate questions

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Are curriculum changes enough to get young people hooked on languages?

Mar, 14/10/2014 - 18:14

Compulsory languages at primary school level may be a positive step, but does it address the bigger picture?

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Trojan horse schools have done little to fix problems Ofsted

Mar, 14/10/2014 - 17:30

Poor teaching and governance continue in Birmingham schools at centre of alleged Islamic infiltration plot, inspectors say

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'I'm always subjected to atrocious Irish accents and jokes about drinking'

Mar, 14/10/2014 - 14:46

Meet Cal, a student from Ireland, the home of around 3% of all international students at UK universities

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