Monthly Archives: October 2013

Schools close as assistants strike

A strike by pupil support assistants results in Glasgow City Council closing 10 schools for children with extra learning needs and disabilities.
BBC News – Education & Family

Primary school test queries up 87%

Primary schools in England this year queried the results of over 5,500 maths and reading tests taken by 10- and 11-year-olds, official figures show.
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AUDIO: Lecturers’ pay ‘substantial’ say employers

Helen Fairfoul from the Universities and Colleges Employers Association argues that University staff pay is “substantial”.
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Internet chat ‘has a positive side’

Experts say there should be greater focus on the positive effect internet forums and chatrooms can have.
BBC News – Education & Family

Universities braced for widespread strike action as staff walk out over pay dispute

Universities are bracing themselves for the most widespread disruption for years on Thursday as staff representing all employees from academics to cleaners walk out over a pay dispute.


    

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Universities face strike disruption

Universities across the UK face disruption from a one-day walkout by lecturers and support staff in a dispute over pay.
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Universities braced for widespread strike action as staff walk out over pay dispute

Universities are bracing themselves for the most widespread disruption for years on Thursday as staff representing all employees from academics to cleaners walk out over a pay dispute.


    








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Parents see red as schools ramp up crackdown on children having term-time holidays

Six-year-old Jack Langman still fondly remembers the trip his family took him on to Rome a couple of years ago.


    








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Neets are ‘public health time bomb’

Youth unemployment in the UK is a “public health time bomb waiting to explode”, according to a review by the World Health Organisation.
BBC News – Education & Family

Extra marks for exam illness up 10%

Almost 3% of this summer’s exam papers were adjusted because pupils had problems such as temporary illness.
BBC News – Education & Family