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teacher recruitment

Teacher recruitment website to save schools thousands

Schools will save thousands of pounds in teacher recruitment costs as the Government launches a new online tool.
ITT sector, department for education

Hopes and fears for the ITT sector in 2019

Department for Education (DfE) consultation on strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and improving career progression for teachers set out enormous possibilities for the teacher training landscape and ITT sector.
partnership, Swim England, Everyone Active

Swim England and Everyone Active launch new three-year partnership

Swim England and Everyone Active have kicked-off 2019 by launching a new three-year partnership.
Digital remittances

Digital remittances keep 3.5 million children in school worldwide

WorldRemit research finds that switching from offline into digital remittances could free up a further $825 million for education worldwide.
apprenticeship programme, Ashridge Executive Education

Laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme

Alasdair Poole, Apprenticeships Manager at Ashridge Executive Education details the importance of laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme.
biomedical fields

Providing a path to advanced degrees in biomedical fields

The NYU Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences aims to train the next generation of scientists to make breakthroughs and advances in society at large, explains Naoko Tanese.
Women and Minorities

Building inclusive excellence for women and minorities in STEM

Dr Suzanna M. Rose from the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity, Academic Affairs shares her views on working towards a university climate of inclusive excellence when it comes to the representation of women and minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
special educational needs

£350 million awarded to support children with special educational needs

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities
primary school

Primary school peer gap continues to narrow 7th year in a row

New data shows the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is continuing to close.
education and training

The priorities for education and training in the Irish state

Open Access Government explores the priorities for education and training in the Irish state, following the appointment of Joe McHugh TD as the Minister for Education and Skills, replacing Richard Bruton TD in the role during October 2018
Reconciliation

Reconciliation in a higher education context: Tensions and challenges

Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University explores reconciliation in a higher education context, by detailing the tensions and challenges in this area
accessibility for students

Music industry must embrace digital innovation to boost accessibility for students

With music services under greater strain and tuition levels dropping across the UK, the industry must embrace digital innovation to boost accessibility for students
language skills

Mind the word gap: The difference in poor children’s language skills

Mary Hartshorne, Head of Evidence at I CAN explains the difference in poor children’s language skills when it comes to closing the word gap
National Apprenticeship Awards

National Apprenticeship Awards: ‘Rising Star’ finalist – Hannah Turner

The National Apprenticeship Awards are a platform for the country’s top apprenticeship employers, apprentices and apprenticeship ambassadors to demonstrate how apprenticeships have transformed their organisation and careers
degree apprenticeship

Sellafield Ltd announce new ‘Project Manager’ degree apprenticeship

Students across the UK are set to benefit from a new Project Manager degree apprenticeship specialising in leadership skills to tackle any industry.
student loans

More than half of students face running out of money before next loan

Research by Campus Living Villages has shown that more than 50% of students are at risk of running out of money before their next student loan payment.
education sector lonely

Six in ten people in the education sector feel lonely, says British Red Cross

The latest report from the British Red Cross has revealed that 60% of people working in the education sector either always or often feel lonely.
open data

Challenges in creating open data policies for universities

Anne Mims Adrian, PhD, PUSH Open Data Project Manager charts the challenges in creating open data policies for universities
education and training

Countries must make education and training a top priority to compete in the future

Cesare Onestini, Director of the European Training Foundation (ETF), has called for countries in and around the European Union to make education and training their number one priority if they want to compete in the global markets of the future
educational crisis

Britain’s educational crisis revealed: indifference towards learning and development putting futures at risk

A new study, by AVADO, has revealed Britain's educational crisis as almost a third (32%) have a negative or indifferent attitude towards learning, including feeling lazy, unmotivated, nervous, tired or bored

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