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Tuition fees divide changes the way students in Scotland and England view their education

The tuition fees divide between English and Scottish students has left a generation young people north and south of the border with radically different ideas of who should pay for education, a new report has found.












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All universities should establish compulsory sexual consent workshops, says leading higher education official

All universities should establish compulsory sexual consent workshops to teach students that “no means no”, according to a leading higher education official.












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Scrapping universal free school meals could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians warn

Reported plans to abandon the universal free school meals programme in England could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians have warned.












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Over 13 million children from the Middle East and North Africa are being prevented from going to school, says Unicef education report

Millions of displaced children are being deprived of a basic education, according to a startling report from the United Nation’s (UN) children’s agency, Unicef, which adds how the hopes of an entire generation are at stake unless the international community acts.












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London company’s ‘Solar Classroom in a Box’ project aims to change the face of education in Africa

You’d be surprised at what some cables, four batteries, a set of solar panels, and a 3G satellite connection could achieve, but that’s exactly how one UK-based computer company will be changing lives in one of the world’s poorest nations.












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A-level results day: Class of 2015 has ‘fallen victim to education cuts’, say headteachers

The class of 2015 – the 280,000 or so teenagers who got their A-level results – have fallen victim to cuts in education spending, according to headteachers’ leaders.












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Wales poised to scrap Religious Education lessons in schools

Wales is poised to scrap Religious Education lessons in its schools, it has been revealed.












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Top-five practical tips for parents when planning for their child’s future university education, tuition fees, and cost of living expenses

Of the 5,550 parents from 16 countries and territories across the globe – who were surveyed by HSBC into the value of education – more than 70 per cent said they believe university is unaffordable for most people.












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More than 50 pupils are being suspended from schools across England each day, new Department for Education figures show

More than fifty pupils are being suspended each day from schools across England for assaulting their teachers, a new government report reveals.












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Value of education: UK and US parents in top-ten countries that think university offers poor value for money, HSBC survey finds

The value of further education is not just being thrust into the spotlight here in the UK, but across the globe too.












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