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Kerry Kennedy: Daughter of Bobby Kennedy launches curriculum on human rights

Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of assassinated US politician Bobby Kennedy, is launching a human rights curriculum which aims to teach students how confronting injustice can bring change.












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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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Wellington College headmaster: Private schools obsessed with exam performance instead of offering broad curriculum

Private schools have become obsessed by exam performance and are no longer offering their pupils a rich and broad curriculum, Wellington College’s headmaster Sir Anthony Seldon will say in his final parting shot to the school on 23 May.










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Finland to remove cursive handwriting from education curriculum

Cursive handwriting will be scrapped from the Finnish education curriculum and replaced by lessons in keyboard typing, it has been announced.









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Ministers must stop re-writing curriculum, says schools expert

Ministers should be stripped of key decision-making powers on the day-to-day running of schools to end the “ridiculous” situation of MPs with no teaching experience setting the curriculum, according to a former top official in the Education Department.









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Save curriculum from the whims of politicians, says David Laws

Schools should be protected from the “whims of here-today, gone-tomorrow politicians” in deciding on curriculum content and whether standards have improved, David Laws has declared in an apparent attack on the regime of the former Education Secretary Michael Gove.



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Save curriculum from whims of politicians, says David Laws

Schools should be protected from the “whims of here-today, gone-tomorrow politicians” in deciding on curriculum content and whether standards have improved, David Laws has declared in an apparent attack on the regime of the former Education Secretary Michael Gove.









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Take drama off GCSE curriculum, insists National Youth Theatre boss

GCSE drama classes should be taken off the curriculum because they are “irrelevant” and the subject is seen as “soft and easy”, the head of the National Youth Theatre has said.









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Lib Dems pledge curriculum shift

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says all English schools should have qualified teachers and follow a core curriculum.
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National curriculum is sew, sew out of touch, say stars in make-do-and-mend campaign

For generations of children, clothes arrive as most of their meals do: ready-made. But one chain of craft stores is fighting to change that by lobbying the Government to reinstate sewing on the national curriculum.









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