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    Student tuition fees could rise again, warns former Universities Minister David Willetts

    A warning that student fees could rise again was delivered by former Universities Minister David Willetts as he insisted the ceiling of £9,000 a year could not be held indefinitely.










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    French Education Minister sparks diplomatic situation with Germany by proposing to abolish ‘two-language’ classes for 11-year-olds

    As the history of Franco-German quarrels go, this one seems mild – and rather confusing. It goes, however, to the heart of the Franco-German problem: a half-century after the two countries signed a treaty promising to bring their peoples closer together, their citizens live mostly back-to-back lives.










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    Minister admits poor children face ‘soft bigotry of low expectations’ in schools

    Children from poor backgrounds are still being written off as low achievers by their teachers because of the “soft bigotry of low expectations”, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan warned yesterday.









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    2015 is a year of historic anniversaries but children won’t know them, claims Schools Minister

    The general knowledge of today’s pupils is so weak that key historic anniversaries this year will mean little to school leavers, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has warned.









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    Minister Greg Clark to address foreign students’ concerns over ‘unwelcoming’ UK

    Overseas students are to be encouraged to pursue university education in the UK as the Government attempts to allay fears that the country has become unwelcoming to foreigners.









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    Greg Clark new universities minister

    Greg Clark replaces David Willetts as the minister for universities and science, in the cabinet reshuffle.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Childcare Minister Liz Truss refuses extra funds for threatened nurseries

    It would be “invidious” of the Government to save hundreds of outstanding nursery schools facing closure because of funding changes, Childcare Minister Liz Truss told an all-party committee of MPs today.









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    Minister attacks myth of girls’ jobs

    A government minister is set to challenge a “persistent and debilitating myth that girls don’t do science”.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Schools Minister David Laws calls for a period of calm for teachers

    Teachers need a period of calm and consensus in education rather than a “permanent revolution”, Schools Minister David Laws said today.









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    VIDEO: Minister Laws backs education plans

    Minister David Laws on why he changes should go ahead
    BBC News – Education & Family