Education

Microsoft’s Peggy Johnson is having a fantastic career interjection to a portion review she had in college (MSFT)

Peggy Johnson onstage at Business Insider’s IGNITION conference. Business Insider/Michael Seto Microsoft’s dealmaker Peggy Johnson studied engineering in college due to a fluke.  She was a business major but when she found herself using an errand to the engineering dialect she had a review there that changed her life. Thanks to that review she detected engineering and has left on to …

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NYC principal allegedly tormented co-worker after being dumped

He desired her. She desired him not. And now a spurned Brooklyn principal stands accused of badgering a co-worker for two nauseous years after she finished their affair. Teacher Jordan Barnett, in an 18-page justice filing, recounted the sinister and malicious antics of harsh Urban Action Academy Principal Steve Dorcely once she dumped him for cheating. “Despite plaintiff’s model pursuit …

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School assemblage and absence: The facts

Image copyright Getty Images The altogether student deficiency rate is 4.5%, according to the latest total from the Department for Education. One in 10 of those school children are classed as “persistently absent”. A steadfastly absent child is one who misses school for at slightest 10% of the time. Secondary schools had a aloft rate of determined deficiency than primary …

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I should be home-schooled, but we spent 10 months on Xbox

Mohammed spends his days personification mechanism games and looking after his granddad. He’s only 14, but he hasn’t been to school given December. The suspicion was to home school him – but things didn’t utterly work out like that, reports the BBC’s Sue Mitchell. He lives in a spotlessly purify Bradford semi-detached house, with dark timber flooring and deep, gentle …

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The teachers who compensate cash to keep their pupils in school

This school in south London is trying to do something about absenteeism from school. The teachers are donating income from their own pockets to keep their pupils in class. But does it work? Produced and filmed by Aaron Akinyemi and Andrew Efah Produced and edited by Rob Brown

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Two-year degrees to reduce fee fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More students will be speedy to take degrees in two years Students in England are going to be charity degrees in two years with a £5,500 saving in price fees, says the universities apportion Jo Johnson. Undergraduate courses will be precipitated into “accelerated” degrees, with fees 20% rebate than a three-year course. Mr Johnson …

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The school for bullied and traumatised children

A 2011 report estimated that over 77,000 children are absent from school where bullying is given as a reason. So what do you do if you’re so badly bullied you have to leave your school? Some children come to a place like this, the Red Balloon Centre in Cambridge. Produced and filmed by: Rob Brown Reporter: India Rakusen

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‘School’s dead, it’s the same lessons every day’

Why competence a child or immature person not attend school? Some of the reasons competence not be what you expect. BBC Stories took to the streets to ask the doubt and pronounce directly to people who have skipped school. Produced and filmed by: Rob Brown, India Rakusen, Emily France, Bryony MacKenzie, Douglas Marshall. Edited by: Rob Brown If you have …

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Talking to children about sex and relationships

Social media and the palliate of entrance to pithy element on the web means the tricky theme of sex is even some-more of a minefield for parents. Last week, a 24-year-old teacher’s concerns about teenagers’ passionate activity highlighted the need for kin to rivet with their children – so what’s the best approach? Tolerate the awkwardness For many parents, articulate …

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‘I didn’t contend no, but we bewail that’

A 24-year-old delegate school teacher told the BBC she was repelled by the stories she listened from teenage pupils about their passionate activity. Her straightforward comment stirred many readers to share their concerns. Catherine: I’m repelled by what we read. The accurate thing happened to my 15-year-old daughter two years ago. The teacher could be articulate about her experience. It …

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