Education News Weekly – 1st May, 2017

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Increased university fees (again), independent schools abroad and dealing with the education funding crisis asbestos we can.   Government permits university tuition fee hikes…again – Independent Almost all universities in England have been granted permission to increase tuition fees year-on-year, following new legislation being pushed through Parliament before the general election. Ministers claim the new legislation comes as part of … Read More

Education News Weekly – 3rd April, 2017

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Sats to be scrapped, Ofsted to snoop on parents, and the highest university tuition fees in the world.     Ofsted consider Facebook and Twitter snooping – Independent Ofsted have said they will consider snooping on the social media accounts of students and parents to find out trends about certain schools. Ofsted’s  “innovations and regulations plan” details how it could … 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