Education News Weekly – 29th May, 2017

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Election news, a GCSE paper blunder and a new Lego ‘Professor of Play’ at Cambridge.   Election catch-up – Independent, Guardian, BBC It’s been a tough week for the Conservative party, with news that their cost-cutting pledge to replace free school lunches with free school breakfasts could cost up to £400 million (Independent), according to expert analysts – or between … Read More

Education News Weekly – 17th November, 2016

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The importance of philosophy, the damaging risks of social media for young people and how Google could be revolutionising UK classrooms Google CEO Sundar Pichai this week announced plans to bring virtual reality to 1 million UK students. The technology giants are also offering a free 5-hour training session for teachers who want to use the technology, which will be … Read More

Education News Roundup 27/10/16

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New teachers leaving schools, a breakthrough in autism treatment and what Brexit could mean for education.   One of the first indications of how Brexit may affect British universities emerged this week, as applications for UK universities from EU students fell by 9%, after increasing annually for the last four years. The figures for EU students for the October UCAS deadline … Read More