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Lessons from America: why colleges must collaborate rather than compete

Dom, 27/07/2014 - 10:00
'Collaboration is the key to world class education, not competition.' Deputy principal Nick Isles reflects on what UK further education can learn from the US
What can UK colleges learn from how China trains its young people?
The UK needs to be part of India's further education revolution Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

My message for new teachers: school isn't just about teaching

Dom, 27/07/2014 - 08:00
Dave Tucker started his career as a pig farmer and ended it as an assistant headteacher. He tells Rebecca Ratcliffe why new teachers should get out and about, and get to know their pupils Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Secret student: six things I'd never dare tell my teacher

Sáb, 26/07/2014 - 07:00
'I would prefer to get my work marked by a teacher than Joseph Barker who has been picking his nose for the last half an hour'
If your pupils would like to write for the Guardian, take a look at Blogging Students Continue reading...
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Birmingham Students Housing Co-op on a solution to exploitative landlords

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 15:09
An interview with Helena Dunnett-Orridge, founding member of Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative on bringing student co-ops to the UK Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

15 ways to make your mark as a volunteer

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 12:34

Volunteers, recruiters and NGOs give advice on turning a placement or internship into a development career

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Categorías: Educación, Universidade

How to make a quick and easy salad dressing

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 12:29
In the first of a three-part masterclass on the art of making salads, we introduce you to the building blocks of dressings. Arm yourself with some lemon and olive oil and have a go at these recipes to get you started... Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Work experience: 'There was a cleaning rota for the unpaid interns'

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 10:35
Some sectors are worse than others when it comes to unpaid internships. Unpaid interns share their stories

Pressure mounts on employers to pay young workers
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Internships: pressure mounts on employers to pay young workers

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 10:35
New research finds that a quarter of employers still don't pay their interns we can't ignore the illegal practice, say campaigners
Read more: 'There was a cleaning rota for the unpaid interns'
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Academics Anonymous: 'Why are you doing a PhD at your age?'

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 08:00
I'm concerned that my age will render my PhD worthless, at least as a passport to an academic career

Studying for a humanities PhD can make you feel cut off from humanity Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Trojan horse 'politically motivated' and Ofsted's view on jazzy lessons

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 07:00

Education round up: Ofsted prefer child-led lessons, teachers send summer selfies and academies ineffective at closing the attainment gap the news in brief

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School PE lessons putting girls off sport, MPs' report finds

Ven, 25/07/2014 - 00:01
With 2 million fewer women than men playing regular sport, MPs call for schools to take girls' exercise more seriously Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Sustainable funding for students

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 19:32
A degree is still by far the best route into the job market Continue reading...
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As the daughter of a diplomat I'm used to saying goodbye

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 14:57
Moving country every two years has made studying tough, but travel has made me who I am, writes a student blogger

Read more on our global student hub
How to write for Blogging Students Continue reading...
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Universities woo poorer students with mentoring not cash

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 13:27

Fewer universities in England will offer bursaries to students, diverting their access money to outreach and employability

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We have paid a heavy price for our peaceful student protest

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 11:15
Arrested three times, suspended for nine months our treatment by Birmingham University shows a new intolerance for dissent
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How to take your student show to Edinburgh Fringe

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 09:59
Want to see your show at the festival in Edinburgh next year? Read the advice of a student who's going this year Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

How are teachers relaxing over the summer holidays? Share your pictures

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 09:42

We'd like to hear from teachers across the country about how you plan on recharging your batteries over the school holidays

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My university is better than yours - what students and graduates think

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 09:37

We asked you which universities you thought were on the same level as yours and nine out of ten institutions had at least one person choosing Manchester. Here are the results in full

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Interactive - which universities do you think are your equals?

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 09:37
We asked Datablog readers the universities they considered to be on the level of the place they study/graduated from. The interactive below lets you explore the results. Choose a university and the graph will bring up the institutions chosen by its students and graduates. Hover over one of the bars to see how many people from the university took part in the survey

Read: my university is better than yours - what students and graduates think Continue reading...
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Are drugs the answer to language learning? video highlights

Xov, 24/07/2014 - 08:00
Could smart drugs be the future for language learning? What are the moral and ethical implications of medically enhanced education? Would you take a pill if it would help your ability to learn? These were some of the questions tackled by a panel of experts at a recent Guardian and British Academy debate. Watch the highlights here Continue reading...
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