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A new competition offers primary pupils the chance to win feedback on their writing from award-winning authors Junior JK Rowlings and pint-sized Philip Pullmans could have their literary work critiqued by bestselling children’s authors, as part of a new competition. The Authorfy competition offers children the chance to have stories critiqued by writers including Cressida Cowell, author of the global bestselling How To Train Your Dragon series. SF Said, award-winning author of the Varjak …
04.24 / 08:37
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A new school was welcoming nearly 200 pupils as it opened…
04.24 / 08:35
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IT Sligo is delighted to announce the launch of this new three year acting course. With skills classes, masterclasses [......] The post New Course – B.A. in Performing Arts (Acting) appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 08:26
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What is… Physics Technology? If you are interested in why things happen in the physical world, then Physics Technology [......] The post Physics Technology appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 08:26
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We have developed this course in consultation with arts practitioners in Ireland and abroad. It has the support of [......] The post New course – B.A. in Performing Arts (Theatre Design) appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 08:26
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DIT Cathal Brugha St. Student Open Day   Thinking about courses in Management & Marketing (of Hospitality, [......] The post DIT Cathal Brugha St. Student Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 07:54
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Teagasc researchers, tillage specialists and advisers will present the latest research findings for a broad range of tillage crops [......] The post Crops and Cultivation Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 07:43
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Nepal and Australia: Career Learning Policy Contrasts Nepal and Australia are two countries with hugely different life chances for [......] The post Career Learning Policy Contrasts appeared first on Careers and Education…
04.24 / 07:33
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Emperor of Sand is Atlanta based alt-metal band Mastodon’s latest eclectic offering. The follow up to 2014’s Once More ‘Round the Sun, the group’s seventh studio album sees Mastodon burst forth in all sorts of directions. Emperor of Sand is a poignant concept album based on a man’s exhausting journey through an unrelenting desert. During […] The post Review: Mastodon – Emperor of Sand appeared first on InQuire Live…
04.24 / 07:11
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Referendums, it seems, are the current big fashion in politics. We’ve had the Brexit Referendum, the Italian Referendum and a Scottish Independence Referendum with now calls for a second independence referendum – you wouldn’t be blamed for rather losing interest in the things. The one in Turkey is set for the middle of next month, […] The post Turkey, Erdoğan’s Referendum and One Kent Student’s Opinion appeared first on InQuire Live…
04.24 / 07:11
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A family today reveals its heartbreaking six-year battle to get an education for its autistic teenage…
04.24 / 07:05
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A fight is underway to make sure swimming remains a priority in education, as pool upkeep and transport costs stretch schools’ already squeezed…
04.24 / 07:05
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The Government has been accused of wasting millions on opening free schools which have subsequently…
04.24 / 06:59
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A performance poet who was targeted by bullies while at primary school for being overweight has written a show about how she turned to “fat activism” and then to running to challenge the notion that slim always means…
Skiers from around the country met on the edge of Norwich for a ski competition for athletes with learning…
04.23 / 15:54
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Teachers and experts question whether teacher's speech in Labour's first General Election party political broadcast would fall foul of the Education Act Labour have made education - and specifically school funding cuts - a key part of their campaign in the snap general election. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned of children being crammed into "super-sized" classes like "sardines" because of funding pressures. And on Friday Labour made the cuts the subject of their first party pol…
04.23 / 10:25
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In recent years, there has been an evident decline in the amount that younger teenagers care about their education which is due to many factors but the most prominent is definitely peer group status and pressure. It has now become a social norm to care more about what your friends think about you than paying attention to your future and qualifications. This has become a problem as many are leaving school without the right amount of qualifications because they have spent all of their school…
04.23 / 06:02
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The Emperor’s Club Warwick, the leading university in the West Midlands, is now seventh in the ranking of the best British universities and in the top 50 in the world: studying here is such a honour. It’s still not in Cambridge, but we are working on it. And probably we enjoy ourselves more.   Into the wild Warwick campus is one of the first reasons why people choose the University: it’s just a little village made ​​for students. You always feel at home and have what you need close to …
04.23 / 06:02
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