Saturday, December 7, 2019

When do universities break up for Christmas?

Some students will be breaking up for Christmas in the next week. (Picture: Jonathon Gruenke/Newport News Daily Press/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)Universities...

Parties' education promises won't help poorer pupils – study

Voters should not be blinded by the main parties’ spending promises on education as their plans are unlikely to improve results for England’s...

Andrea Jenkyns gets salary for thinktank that does not yet exist

A Conservative parliamentary candidate has been criticised for being paid £25,000 a year to head up a university thinktank that does not yet...

University pension crisis is result of mania and mismanagement | Letters

The race-to-the-bottom logic from two former professors of cutting “gold-plated” university pensions to pay for future generations (Letters, 3 December) is uncalled for....

Boris beware: students are angry and we're ready to vote against you | Zamzam...

If 1.3 million under-34s voting in 2017 was a “youthquake”, what would you call the 2.6 million registering this time around? The surge...

Put Britain’s colonial history on the curriculum – then we’ll know who we really...

My mum came to the UK from India in 1973, after a chunk of time spent in Uganda, when she was only 13....

Labour promises free breakfasts for primary children to ‘poverty proof’ schools

Jeremy Corbyn helps some pupils out on a visit to Fulbridge Academy in Peterborough (Picture: PA)All primary school children would be served free...

Croatia wrongly deports Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia

The organisers of an international student sports competition have called for two Nigerian table tennis players to be returned to their own...

Tell us about your run-down school buildings

In a survey conducted by the National Education Union last month, 47% of members said the school or college buildings they worked in...

Tech companies monitor schoolkids across America. These parents are making them delete the data

Parents at a public school district in Maryland have won a major victory for student privacy: tech companies that work with the school...

The London Bridge attack was an assault on the ideas of hope and rehabilitation...

For those of us involved with the Learning Together community, the deaths of our friends and colleagues Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones have...

'Off-rolling' hides true extent of disadvantage gap in schools – study

The gap between disadvantaged pupils and their better-off peers in England is much wider than previously estimated, with as many as 9,000 disadvantaged...

Free breakfasts to form part of Labour plan to 'poverty-proof' schools

Labour is to promise free, healthy breakfasts for all primary-age children as part of a multibillion pound plan to “poverty-proof” England’s schools and...

University of Reading investigates security staff clash with students

An investigation is under way at the University of Reading following a confrontation between security officers and students who attempted to occupy a...

Autistic man who couldn’t find a job opens his own coffee shop for others...

This autistic man had to take matters into his own hands (Picture: ABC6)Michael Coyne has spent two years trying to find a job,...

Why won’t UCL treat us cleaners like its other staff? | Leia Maia Donda

I clean the hallways of one of the richest universities in the world. But last year, when I was recovering from surgery, my...
How To Formulate a Successful Elearning Push Notification Marketing Strategy

How To Formulate a Successful Elearning Push Notification Marketing Strategy?

With browser push notifications, you can reach out to a wider audience, attract casual visitors, experience higher...

'The Netflixisation of academia': is this the end for university lectures?

Before this month’s strikes over low pay and pensions cuts, staff were warned to pause their lecture recordings while they told students that...

The 'qualifications passport' scheme breaking down barriers for migrants

The armed rebels had first ransacked the hospital where Timothée* worked as a doctor. Then, they went door to door with machetes, hunting...

US entrepreneur sets up Oxford scholarship for black UK students

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur is to fund Oxford university’s first dedicated scholarship for disadvantaged black British students, the university has announced. Arlan Hamilton, the...

UK children are among the unhappiest in the world

A new study suggests UK teenagers are not as happy as their counterparts worldwide (Picture: Getty Images) Teenagers in UK schools are significantly less...

Bionic neurons could enable implants to restore failing brain circuits

Scientists have created artificial neurons that could potentially be implanted into patients to overcome paralysis, restore failing brain circuits, and even connect their...

The London Bridge attack must not stop our vital work to tackle terrorism |...

I was working at Fishmongers’ Hall on Friday at the conference attacked by Usman Khan. Those in attendance were dedicated, talented people, including...