Education News Weekly – 23rd April, 2017

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General election pledges, the dangers of screen time and surprisingly happy teenagers   Labour focused on education in upcoming general election – BBC Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has put education at the centre of his campaign for the snap general election. Corbyn described education as being in crisis, specifically highlighting the Tories’ recent record on school budget cuts and growing … 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

Education News Roundup 06/10/16

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  A funding crisis in British education, how technology can affect students and the need for 69 million more teachers worldwide   A Unesco study into global education has revealed a teacher shortage far beyond what was feared, with sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia suffering the most. The Unesco report claims there are around 263 million children across the world … Read More