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Give parents automatic right to send summer-born children to school a year later to prevent ‘post code lottery’, says Tory MP

Parents should be given the automatic right to send summer-born children to school a year later to prevent a “post-code lottery” from harming their development, a Conservative MP will tell the Government.












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Zero hours uni post criticised

An Edinburgh university risks “damaging the reputation of higher education” by advertising for a zero-hours contract lecturer, a union claims.
BBC News – Education & Family

New row over post Yes student fees

A fresh row breaks out over whether students from the rest of the UK could be charged tuition fees if Scotland votes for independence.
BBC News – Education & Family

Grant will fund new Stephen Hawking professorship at Cambridge University – but academics fear culture of ‘greed and vanity’ as post will carry a bonus of up to £67,000 a year

Accepting a multimillion- pound grant to create a professorship in honour of Stephen Hawking would seem an easy decision. Yet some of the finest minds in Britain have become embroiled in an unseemly spat over whether it is fair to allow one Cambridge University academic to be paid more than colleagues – amid concerns that the others could be consumed by “greed and vanity”.


    








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Post graduate training cash set out

More than 3,500 post graduates will be trained in engineering and science under a £350m scheme announced by the government.
BBC News – Education & Family