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The fire of learning in universities is dimming

IN the current rush to achieve the highest student satisfaction and best positions on university league tables, we are at significant risk of dumbing down what's being taught at universities.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Independent.ie

Educate Together makes history with first secondary school

Ballymakenny College, in Drogheda Co Louth, is one of three new second-level schools opening over the coming days in which the multi-denominational educational charity is involved either as patron, joint patron or partner.

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The New Zealand Herald

Work programmes boost confidence

PaigeToft, of Auckland, learns about careers in the tourism and hospitality industry at a Workchoice Trust day with Hilton Hotel general manager Roger Brantsma.

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Related Topix: Marist College, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Family, Pacific Travel

Echo-news.co.uk

Parent takes child out of school to save thousands.. and ends up in court

A parent facing court for taking his children on holiday during term time said it was a once-in-a-lifetime trip that saved him A 5,000.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Family

Surreycomet.co.uk

Source reveals wrangle over Cobham Free School's secondary site

Hopes to build a secondary school on the site of an existing primary school in Cobham were thwarted because parties were unable reach an amicable agreement on provision for local children, it has been revealed.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

IT was not just students celebrating the GCSE results at Wolverley CE Secondary School on Thursday.

Many of the school's teachers were "over the moon" with their students results, none more so than award winning religious education teacher, Kerry Poole.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

PPTA reaches interim agreement

Only a day after the country's biggest teacher union walked away from the Government's flagship education policy, secondary school teachers have agreed on an interim deal over it.

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The New Zealand Herald

Key: Education policy rejection 'sadly predictable'

The rejection of the Government's flagship education policy by primary school teachers and principals was "sadly predictable" in an election year, according to Prime Minister John Key.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BBC News

Councils bar campaigns from schools

The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research has found.

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Related Topix: Shetland Islands County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, Family

Thewestmorland Gazette

Council warns of potential 'volatile results' after exam...

EARLY indications show Cumbria's GCSE results are on course to deliver an improvement on last year's figures, said the county council.

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Iom Online

Island's GCSE results 'compare well with previous years' say education chiefs

Ofqual, the examinations regulator in England, had said that this summer's exam results would have 'a much greater than normal variation'.

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New Statesman

Young people need more help moving from education into work

The release of the latest figures for the number of young people in the UK who are not in education, employment or training is a reminder that many of the young people receiving their GCSE results today will not make a smooth transition from education into the world of work.

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IcChuddersfield

'Shock results' after GCSE reforms lead to first rise in grades of C or higher for three years

The proportion of GCSEs awarded a C or higher has risen for the first time in three years, but national figures also show large swings in English and maths results.

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AkiPress

15:21 Tajik President instructs to strengthen preventive work among adolescents and youth

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has instructed the relevant structures to strengthen preventive work among adolescents and young people in order to suppress the spread of crime among them.

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Trinidad Guardian

Denominational Schools, Pillar Of Education System

The education system in T&T would have crumbled with alarming swiftness if it were not for the enormous presence and contribution of the several denominational boards-both big and small.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNews

Pre-teen daughters found among child porn on work computer

Fearing he was trading company secrets, a Manitoba man's employer secretly reviewed the contents of his work computer only to find he was loading it with child pornography, including nude pictures of his own pre-teen daughters, a court heard Wednesday.

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The Campbell Reporter

Sunnyvale Middle School welcomes Nabil Shahin as new principal

Nabil Shahin is the new principal of Sunnyvale Middle School. The Sunnyvale native got his start at Cherry Chase Elementary School before heading to the former Sunnyvale Junior High School, which is now Sunnyvale Middle.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, San Jose State University, Massachusetts College of Art, Education Etc.

WWLP

Extracurricular activities costing parents more money

We all know sending our kids to school can be very expensive, but that's just the start of it.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

The New Zealand Herald

Education: The battle for marks, minds and money

The Valgre family Niamh, Briana, Jennie, David and MacKenzie know one system doesn't fit all in education.

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Gazette.net

Lanham school receives building of its own

1,” said Principal Nasser Abi, sitting in his office at the new school. “You can do your activities, your cafeteria, your gym, everything in French.” Although renovation work is still ongoing at the former Greenbelt Middle School, school administration has already moved out of the Goddard school building in Lanham and into the ... (more)

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