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Halle Orchestra plans to open ...

Feb 25, 2017 by

A leading international orchestra is planning to open a state school and make it a centre of excellence for music. The Halle...

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Fresh setback for 30-hour nurs...

Feb 24, 2017 by

There’s been a further setback to ministers’ plans to offer all pre-school children in England an extra 15 hours of...

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£14,000 tuition fees planned f...

Feb 24, 2017 by

Universities in England will be able to charge higher annual fees for shorter degree courses, under plans from the government....

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Almost third of university aca...

Feb 23, 2017 by

Universities rely on high levels of overseas staff, but figures show foreign student numbers are falling. Almost a third of...

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Pupils to sit times tables che...

Feb 22, 2017 by

Pupils in England will sit a times tables check, from 2019, at the end of their primary years, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has...

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Teacher changes accent to avoi...

Feb 22, 2017 by

Some teachers are altering their accents in class to avoid negative reactions, a small study suggests. One teacher, from Bristol,...

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Teacher shortage getting worse

Feb 20, 2017 by

The government is failing to take adequate measures to tackle “significant teacher shortages” in England, a committee of...

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German parents told to destroy...

Feb 20, 2017 by

An official watchdog in Germany has told parents to destroy a talking doll called Cayla because its smart technology can reveal...

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University applications ‘...

Feb 18, 2017 by

Teenagers’ likelihood of applying to university depends heavily on where they live, according to new figures. The study, by the...

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Schools fear business rate ris...

Feb 17, 2017 by

A sharp rise in schools’ business rates could push some budgets beyond breaking point, say head teachers’ leaders....

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Early deaths among care leaver...

Feb 15, 2017 by

Young people who have grown up in care are far more likely to die in early adulthood than other young people, Freedom of Information...

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Graduate nursery staff have &#...

Feb 14, 2017 by

Having a graduate teacher in a nursery has only a limited impact on children’s attainment, new research suggests. In England...

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Employers ‘unaware’...

Feb 13, 2017 by

A third of employers liable to pay the new Apprenticeship Levy from April are not even aware of its existence, suggests research. A...

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Cyber security lessons offered...

Feb 10, 2017 by

Schoolchildren in England will be offered lessons in cyber security in a bid to find the experts of the future to defend the UK from...

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‘New grammars by 2020...

Feb 8, 2017 by

The first of a new wave of grammar schools in England could be open by 2020 – the Grammar School Heads’ Association has...

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‘Poorest pupils miss out...

Feb 7, 2017 by

The poorest pupils are most likely to miss out on practical science lessons in English schools, a study suggests. Over a quarter of...

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Free nursery hours subsidising...

Feb 6, 2017 by

The free entitlement to childcare for all parents in England should be scrapped in favour of a system aimed at disadvantaged...

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Tight budgets harm standards, ...

Feb 3, 2017 by

Financial pressure on schools in England will harm standards, one of the most influential figures in world education has warned....

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Cambridge intake no longer mos...

Feb 2, 2017 by

Cambridge University now has fewer privately educated students than universities such as Bristol, Durham and St Andrews, entry...

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Work visits result in fewer yo...

Feb 2, 2017 by

Young people who have regular contacts with employers while at school are much less likely to become so-called Neets –...

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