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Birmingham City University becomes first institution to make Clearing offers via Facebook and Twitter

A university will be making offers through Clearing to its prospective students via Facebook and Twitter this year for the first time ever.












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City University London to merge with University of London in order to ‘strengthen student experience in the UK’

City University London (City) is to join the University of London (UOL) in a move that will see a strengthening of the student experience in the UK.












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San Diego: The city that came together to give its 20,000 homeless children the school and education they deserve

For many young children in San Diego, California, receiving a basic education was something they just didn’t aspire to. Not because of idleness or laziness, but because their top-priority was where their next meal would come from, or where they would sleep that night.












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Pupils’ parliament initiative in Birmingham school lauded for its teaching of British values in a city scarred by ‘Trojan Horse’ affair

Leyla, 10, and Odane, 11, were busy briefing their constituents on what they had achieved since being elected as MPs. The pupils explained how they had helped to raise cash to get some treatment for a six-year-old who had suffered a stroke. Now they were turning their attention to introducing the concept of fair trade to their school tuck shop.










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Pupil’s parliament initiative in Birmingham school lauded for its teaching of British values in a city scarred by ‘Trojan Horse’ affair

Leyla, 10, and Odane, 11, were busy briefing their constituents on what they had achieved since being elected as MPs. The pupils explained how they had helped to raise cash to get some treatment for a six-year-old who had suffered a stroke. Now they were turning their attention to introducing the concept of fair trade to their school tuck shop.










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From the City to the classroom: ex-financier wins teaching prize

A City finance worker who took a £40,000 pay cut to pursue greater job satisfaction in the classroom has been named one of the best teachers in Britain.









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Trojan horse schools: Spending cuts ‘to blame’ for lapses, Birmingham City Council claims

Spending cuts have forced a £2m cut in funding for a scheme aimed at protecting pupils in Birmingham from being coerced into terrorism, MPs have heard.









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Homework ban proposed by councillors in Swedish city of Hallstahammar

Members of a city council in Sweden have put forward a proposal to ban homework – a suggestion that is likely to make some over-worked school-children giddy with joy if it passes.









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City faces ‘Trojan Horse storm’

Birmingham faces ‘Trojan Horse’ school storm
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Gown town: Durham locals fear losing their city to ‘studentification’

Crossgate in Durham is used to invasions. In 1346 the Scots army poured across the border hoping to catch the English napping as they prepared to battle the old foe France, while in industrial times a towering viaduct was driven through the area, bringing with it the thundering trains of the east coast mainline.


    








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