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Schools must ‘urgently’ hire more minority teachers to give students fairer perception of discipline, say American researchers

Schools urgently need to hire more ethnic minority teachers because doing so will give students more positive attitudes and higher perceptions of fairness in discipline, according to a new study.












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A-level results will reveal shift in focus towards more traditional academic subjects

A shift towards teenagers taking the more traditional academic subjects will be revealed when A-level results are published next week.












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Scotland’s universities produce ‘more successful’ graduates than the rest of the UK, HESA data shows

Graduates from Scottish universities have the best record of professional level jobs in the UK, according to recent data.












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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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Sheffield University to open clearing more than two weeks before A-level results day

One of the country’s leading universities is allowing prospective students to pre-register their interest in a degree course more than two weeks before A-level results are published.












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Degrees ‘will cost £6,000 more’ after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

The cost of obtaining a university degree will rise by £6,000 for middle-earners due to the salary level at which graduates have to start paying back their student loans being frozen in the Budget, according to a new analysis.












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Cost of private school soars to almost £300,000 with fees more than trebling since 1990

The cost of sending a child through private education has rocketed to £286,000, according to new research.












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Malala in America: young activist visits Congress in Capitol Hill to urge more education funding for young people

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, has visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to urge members of Congress to invest more in education for young people.










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Students mastering basic maths and science could earn economy more than £2 trillion extra a year, study claims

The UK economy could rake in an extra £2.33 trillion a year if every student in the country mastered a basic level of skills in maths and science, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.










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Poor children more likely to succeed in South, says study

Children from poor backgrounds are more likely to succeed in life if they grow up in London or the South than in the Midlands or North of England, according to new research by the Sutton Trust.










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