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Rapid growth in the number of students choosing sports science BTEC 'raises questions', says report's author Schools and universities should do more to help students to identify which BTEC qualifications are most likely to help them progress to higher education, a thintank has recommended. A new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) says that the increase in high-attaining pupils studying sports science has outstripped that in other science, technology, engineering and m…
02.23 / 00:16
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Varsity finished on a low for Kent with losses in both the men’s and women’s rugby. The earlier kick off was in the women’s, and it was bleak from the start for UKC. CCCU were too strong on the wings, and continuously exploited the gaps that sprung up in defence. Quick ball and line breaks […] The post Varsity 2017: CCCU Topple UKC in Men and Women’s Rugby appeared first on InQuire Live…
02.23 / 00:03
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A draft document published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) states that a number of studies have shown the intervention to be effective, suggesting it should not…
02.22 / 23:06
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The Local Government Association (LGA) said that, in the absence of quality SRE lessons, too many pupils are leaving school lacking crucial knowledge about the risks of picking up a STI. Most…
02.22 / 23:06
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EDINBURGH University’s next principal has promised radical action to boost the number of students coming from poorer…
It is one of Edinburgh’s most popular nightclubs, with clubbers forming lengthy queues into the early hours to enjoy live music in its Old Town basement…
CareersPortal.ie has been providing web-based tools and resources for the guidance community since 2008. Guidance Counsellor feedback is very [......] The post Careers Portal Survey appeared first on Careers and Education…
02.22 / 20:26
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TL758 Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience – NEW for 2017 It will have the Standard Entry requirements [......] The post Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience – NEW for 2017 appeared first on Careers and Education…
02.22 / 20:12
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It’s a great idea to make sure high school kids get plenty of exercise. Recently, with the rapid growth [......] The post Benefits of Exercise for Children appeared first on Careers and Education N…
02.22 / 19:01
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Former education secretary reacts to National Audit Office report saying that state schools have been left to crumble Michael Gove has defended government spending on school buildings, after a major report said that billions of pounds have been poured into new free schools while existing state schools have been left to crumble. In a series of tweets, the former education secretary insisted that the National Audit Office (NAO) study showed that government reforms mean that spending is now m…
02.22 / 16:59
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Ten schools owned by the edubusiness Bridge International Academies will have to close in Kenya because of low educational…
02.22 / 16:08
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Free 121 Digital Classes at Griffith College Griffith College’s Faculty of Computing Science is delighted to be hosting [......] The post Free 121 Digital Classes at Griffith College appeared first on Careers and Education N…
02.22 / 15:34
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Gangsters are set to take centre stage at a Dereham school this…
02.22 / 15:24
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Career Zoo to Focus on Opportunities in e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine…
02.22 / 14:35
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Education International has welcomed the move by France and Canada to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of…
02.22 / 14:30
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An audience was taken on a journey around the West End as schools performed favourite hits from…
02.22 / 14:25
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LEADING CLIMATE CHANGE EXPERT TO SPEAK AT UCC ERI Professor Myles Allen, University of Oxford will discuss [......] The post Climate Change Expert to Speak at UCC appeared first on Careers and Education…
02.22 / 14:22
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Cavan and Monaghan ETB are offering a Smart Technology course aimed at equipping learners with the skills necessary to [......] The post Smart Technology course appeared first on Careers and Education…
02.22 / 14:22
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Schools may have to change GCSE option choices in the light of the new guidance, heads' union says A controversial fast-track IT qualification will no longer count in the GCSE performance tables, new guidance suggests. The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) – which currently counts as an equivalent to a two-year GCSE – has not been included in the list of  technical qualifications to be recognised by the government in the 2019 performance tables. It follows concerns that schools hav…
02.22 / 14:22
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Attending a hearing on primary assessment, minister backs teacher assessment for writing tests and says he is 'open-minded' about how baseline test will be carried out Education minister Nick Gibb has admitted that last year’s highly controversial Sats did not go as “smoothly” as he would have hoped. Last summer’s tests for Year 6 pupils were the first under the tougher curriculum, and were hit by leaked test papers, complaints from schools about inadequate time to prepare, concerns they w…
02.22 / 14:22
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