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Working-class students need ‘sense of opportunity’ to attend university

Working-class students need to be presented with a 'sense of opportunity' at school for university to feel like a realistic option.
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How can today’s higher education leaders more effectively utilise data analytics?

Data analytics could transform student experiences, but higher education institutions need to gather and efficiently measure information.
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Are we answering our prospective and current students’ needs in recruitment?

In the post-pandemic era of recruitment & retention, how can we ensure that students realize the value on their investment?
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International Baccalaureate programme moves to digital exams

Digital exams are now overtaking traditional paper exams in the International Baccalaureate, with the potential to move to virtual reality assessments also.

After school closures, our focus needs to be on design

Following school closures due to COVID-19, schools need to reopen with safer designs in mind to protect students and help them attain an education.
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Student loan interest rates to be capped at 6.3%

From September 2022, there will be additional cuts to student loan interest to protect borrowers from rising inflation rates.
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Characterising satellites’ brightness and speed to declutter the skies

Students are navigating satellites' brightness and speed to declutter space traffic and assist astronomers by preventing light trails on their telescope-mounted cameras.
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Can university leaders deliver what students want from future education?

Research looks at what university leaders can do to improve higher education for students to make them stay in education.
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The digital higher education expectation gap and universities

The digital higher education expectation gap is larger than most would think, so we look at what it means for universities and the student’s digital experiences.
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How to prevent future cyber incidents in local schools

Despite local schools going online following the pandemic, the cybersecurity threat prevails - here's how to prevent future cyber incidents.
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Does student loan repayment have negative health consequences?

Student loan repayment can heighten cardiovascular illness risk for middle-aged adults in the US, as mental health worsens with greater debt.
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Closing the literacy gap via catch-up programmes in education

Andrea Welter, assistant head teacher from Pheasey Park Primary School, explains why successful catch-up programmes in education need to focus on closing the literacy gap.

UK graduates to be hit with 12% student loan interest rate

According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, graduates and students will be expected to pay up to 12% interest on their loans as of autumn 2022
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Private school education does not lead to better mental health

A national survey finds that state school pupils are just as happy with their lives as counterparts who received private school education.
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Education equals innovation when studying in Japan

Open Access Government discuss Japan’s focus on supporting young researchers to help achieve the country’s scientific research and development goals when studying in Japan.
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Closing the learning gaps in children’s literacy skills

Katy Pinchess, headteacher, talks about how Bentley CE Primary School is identifying and supporting children’s literacy skills to boost confidence as well as reading progress.
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Addressing diversity in UK secondary school history classes

Issues with diversity have occurred in school curriculums across the UK, but a national survey of teachers has noted history classes are incorporating more representation into their lessons.
Financial education

Financial education: Helping young people navigate the economic arena 

Sharon Davies, CEO, Young Enterprise, looks into the financial pressures facing university students, the hurdles they must overcome and what can be done to help combat these issues.
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Elevating the HE digital experience through student-centred design

Mark Picken, Managing Director of Content Design London, discusses how student-centred design can enhance universities digital offerings.
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Mind the attainment gaps: What should “good” assessment look like?

Peter Collison, Head of Formative Assessment and School Platforms at RM, discusses what the education sector, and particularly the way in which the assess UK pupils, can do to eliminate attainment gaps in the UK.

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