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Refugee crisis: British universities should create scholarships and bursaries for students fleeing violence, say academics

Every university in Britain is being urged to play its part in tackling the migrant crisis by helping make it easier for refugees and asylum-seekers to access higher education.












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Growing crisis over shortage of school places could lead to ‘titan’ secondary schools to cope with thousands of extra pupils

The growing crisis over the shortage of school places could see “titan” secondary schools swell to cope with thousands of extra pupils, despite concerns over the impact on children’s education.












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Academies in poorly-funded areas face cash crisis

Academies in poorly funded areas of the country could face bankruptcy, according to a cross-party campaign group for a fairer financial system for schools.










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Mediterranean migrant crisis: Pupils to study issue as part of revamped A-level curriculum

Pupils will be studying the Mediterranean migrant boats crisis as part of a revamped A-level geography exam.










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Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become ‘unbearable’

The working lives of teachers have become “unbearable” because of constant monitoring and as a result they are quitting in such numbers that the profession is heading for a crisis, according to an open letter to The Independent signed by 1,200 teachers.










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Report: State schools need wellbeing officers to beat Britain’s health crisis

Every state secondary school should appoint a head of wellbeing to counter a health and fitness crisis amongst today’s schoolchildren, says a report published today.









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Abolish GCSEs or face talent crisis, warns head of CBI

GCSEs should be scrapped if the UK is going to properly nurture the business leaders of tomorrow, and an overhaul to the EU is needed for companies to thrive, according to an influential business leader.









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Headteachers warn of job losses as schools face budget crisis

Schools will have to sack teachers, increase class sizes and drop subjects from the curriculum in the new year because of a squeeze on budgets, head teachers are warning. They predict a “perfect storm”, not of their making.









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Ministers warned of crisis in teacher recruitment

Education experts last night warned of a looming teacher shortage crisis after official figures showed that the Government had missed its recruitment targets in key subjects for three years in a row.









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Longer school days will help learning crisis in white working class children, DfE says

Longer school days could help improve the poor performance of white working class children, the Government has admitted.









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