Education

The children in caring left but a school place

Image copyright Shutterstock They are some of society’s many exposed children – those taken into care. And nonetheless some schools are unwell in their shortcoming to give them places when asked. These disadvantaged children are meant to be placed before all others when it comes to school admissions. But politicians and officials from Oxfordshire are highlighting how some-more than 30 …

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Does Cambridge University need to dilate a ‘whitewashed’ reading list?

A organisation of 100 Cambridge students have called for the university to embody some-more black and racial minority writers in its English Literature curriculum, heading to a quarrel over race. But the university has cursed the recoil and says it supports discuss over its reading list. The literary quarrel started with a minute created in Jun by the students to …

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GOLDMAN SACHS: There’s an appealing way to distinction from the $1.3 trillion student-loan bubble

Robert Spencer/Stringer/Getty Images The $1.3 trillion student-loan marketplace is a “bubble,” Goldman Sachs strategists pronounced in a recent note.  The banks believes the marketplace for asset-backed holds refinanced by private lenders like SoFi “may offer relations value” compared to open student-loan securities. Asset-backed holds gold pools of loans with identical risks that investors can distinction from when former students make their …

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City solemnly timorous Absent Teacher Reserve pool

School administrators have placed 41 teachers in permanent classroom jobs under a controversial devise to return hundreds of unassigned educators to durability roles, city officials pronounced Thursday. That’s just a fragment of up to 400 floating teachers that officials pronounced they’d place into vacancies at open schools when the devise was announced in July. But Education Department officials pronounced the …

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University admissions

The half-term holiday is almost over and, for many students in their final year of school, university applications are high on the agenda. So, you’ve selected your elite courses and universities and started to fill in your personal details, education, preparation and sum of any paid jobs. So far, so candid – but here comes the ungainly bit: The personal …

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‘Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story’

Image copyright NSPCC Image caption Marnie works 4 hours a week as a counsellor “It’s a way to give something back, to feel in that moment that you’re making a difference, you’re there to listen to children, you’re there to help them.” For Marnie, 27, giving up 4 hours a week to proffer as a Childline solicitor is a privilege. …

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How fear puts girls off PE

Image copyright Girls Active Image caption Gracie says training to adore PE has remade her life Gracie Rowe used to be shocked of PE. “I was on the tubby side. “My personal self-consciousness was like a demon on my shoulder revelation me we couldn’t do it. “It was the fact that we had to move, be active and sweat. “I …

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Modern slums

Image copyright Other Image caption No room to play… Emadlina and her 3 children lived in this room Poor children are being congested into slum-land bedsits, some of which are so unsure that some families finish up being referred to social services for help, charities say. Whole families are vital in singular bedrooms in shared properties, where strangers are coming …

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‘Separated from my siblings’

Image caption Rachel is the eldest of 4 children “I got distant from my siblings… we was told we was changed divided from them since we was overprotective with them,” 17-year-old Rachel told a cabinet of MPs on Tuesday. She had come to Westminster to share her practice of being in encourage care, as partial of the Education Committee’s exploration …

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Fake news

A year on from his election victory, President Trump’s frequently used word “fake news” is now common currency. It was even named word of the year by the compendium publisher Collins. But being wakeful of feign news does not meant we can always mark it. “Everything gets flattened out on social media,” says Dr Philip Seargeant, who lectures in practical …

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