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Future of UK’s sixth-form colleges ‘under serious threat’ because of government funding cuts, says new report

The future of sixth-form colleges across the UK is under serious threat because of government cuts to the sector’s funding, the Sixth Form Colleges’ Association (SFCA) has said.












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Future of UK’s sixth-form colleges ‘under serious threat’ because of Tory cuts, says new report

The future of sixth-form colleges across the UK is under serious threat because of government cuts to the sector’s funding, the Sixth Form Colleges’ Association (SFCA) has said.












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Facebook helps students learn complex subjects – and should be used as a serious learning tool, study suggests

Facebook helps students learn complex subjects – like science – and should possibly be used as a serious learning tool, a first-of-its-kind study has suggested.












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Stephen Hawking fears talented academics with serious medical conditions may not receive the support he enjoyed due to lack of funding

Stephen Hawking fears that talented academics with serious medical conditions like his own would no longer receive the support they need to flourish due to a lack of funding.










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‘Serious breakdown’ at academy

A “serious breakdown” in how an academy in Bath is managed and governed is highlighted in a government report.
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Major chain of academies hands 10 schools back to the Department of Education after inspectors voice ‘serious concerns’ over education standards

One of the country’s biggest academy chains is to lose control of 10 of its schools in a move which has increased pressure on Education Secretary Michael Gove to give inspectors powers to inspect all chains.


    








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Ballet boss Alistair Spalding says dance under ‘serious threat’ from Gove’s EBacc plans

Proposed changes to the curriculum are a “serious threat” to the future of dance in the UK, according to the man in charge of Sadler’s Wells theatre.




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GCSE results had ‘serious impact’

The GCSE English grading fiasco has had a “serious impact on perceptions of fairness”, Ofqual admitted today.




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Party over: student life is serious business

It used to be about daytime TV, being carried home from bad nightclubs, and halls of residence awash with half-eaten pot noodles and stolen traffic cones, but for the new breed of university student weighed down with the pressures of inflated tuition fees, it’s all about business. Today final student application figures are being released by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) and are expected to show record falls in student numbers.




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Party over: Student life is serious business

It used to be about daytime TV, being carried home from bad nightclubs, and halls of residence awash with half-eaten pot noodles and stolen traffic cones, but for the new breed of university student weighed down with the pressures of inflated tuition fees, it’s all about business. Today final student application figures are being released by the…
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