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‘Handmaidens no moreR...

May 26, 2018 by

Nurses were once seen as bedside helpers – now, they perform a complex variety of medical roles vital to the NHS Debbie Andalo...

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Received pronunciation may be ...

May 22, 2018 by

People often talk about the English language as if it is a thing to keep pretty – a petticoat that might be sullied by the spread of...

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Secret Teacher: I hated teachi...

May 20, 2018 by

Stress almost drove me out of the profession. But a change in leadership has helped me fall back in love with education Not so long...

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It’s time for universiti...

May 16, 2018 by

Valerie Amos – Universities say they are taking steps to promote BAME staff and address the attainment gap, but progress is far...

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Secret Teacher: the exodus of ...

May 12, 2018 by

The quality of teaching will suffer if we keep losing experienced educators who help younger teachers like me to develop our practice...

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White working-class boys in En...

May 10, 2018 by

Thinktank calls for changes to help widen participation of ‘most under-represented group in higher education’ Richard Adams –...

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What do American teachers need...

May 7, 2018 by

From books to walkie-talkies The Guardian spoke with five teachers who turned to crowdfunding after they’ve already paid for pencils...

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Fat-shaming children at school...

May 4, 2018 by

Kate Leaver – Weighing pupils and measuring their girth could push them into eating disorders. As a former anorexic, I know the...

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Universities minister: one set...

May 3, 2018 by

Sam Gyimah says rules now let ‘bureaucrats or wreckers on campus’ stop discussion The UK’s complex tangle of regulations governing...

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More university students are c...

May 2, 2018 by

Devarshi Lodhia – Tuition fees and the stress of securing a job mean that students are fixated on exam results, rather than...

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If student maintenance grants ...

May 1, 2018 by

David Morris – The government has hinted it will reintroduce maintenance grants, but that there will be no extra money to pay...

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Student complaints about UK un...

Apr 26, 2018 by

Complaints last year totalled 1,635, a rise of 8% on 2016, and £650,000 in compensation and refunds was paid Complaints to the...

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The UK has turned the right to...

Apr 24, 2018 by

Louise Tickle – Cake sale, plant sale, quiz … austerity is causing school fundraising to get out of hand My nine-year-old son...

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In UK universities there is a ...

Apr 24, 2018 by

Stefan Collini – The Bologna statement, which defines the very purpose of universities, doesn’t seem to apply to the UK any...

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The world of work is changing....

Apr 19, 2018 by

The Open University crisis exemplifies the UK’s failure to support adult learning. It’s time to seek inspiration elsewhere Alan...

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#Metoo in China: fledgling mov...

Apr 18, 2018 by

Former classmates of Gao Yan say she was raped by a professor and the assault led to her suicide Lily Kuo – Peking University,...

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Oxford and Cambridge: will eli...

Apr 17, 2018 by

Income loss from tuition fees cap could prompt a break from state control, which other institutions might follow As universities wait...

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Music education should be incl...

Apr 13, 2018 by

Disabled educators can help make lessons more accessible to everyone at school – but many more are needed Carien Meijer – For...

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Spend more aid on early years ...

Apr 11, 2018 by

Sarah Brown – Why is education for young children still overlooked even though the huge benefits of this investment are obvious...

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Rich, white students still do ...

Apr 9, 2018 by

More students from underrepresented backgrounds are studying for a degree. The next step is to ensure they do well Chris Miller...

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