UK Education News

Please see below UK Education news feeds pulled from the independent, Guardian and Telegraph:

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Graduate pay gap: Same degrees. Same jobs. But, for women, still not the same pay

Equality campaigners demanded urgent action today to tackle the gender pay gap after a new study showing female graduates can expect to earn thousands of pounds a year less than their male counterparts....More... ...
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Universities ignoring binge drinking culture and failing to protect students' wellbeing, say teachers

Universities are failing in their duty of care to undergraduates by ignoring the binge drinking culture and failing to help young people settle into student life, according to head teachers....More... ...
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Murdoch group offers school tablet

News Corp's education arm unveils a tablet targeted at US schools, reopening the debate about the best way to use technology in the classroom....More... ...
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VIDEO: Government call for 'maths champions'

The government is trying to improve maths skills by recruiting thousands of 'maths champions' across England to teach classes in the workplace....More... ...
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Child sex abuse policy shake-up

An overhaul of the way police and prosecutors deal with alleged sexual offences against children is to be announced by the director of public prosecutions....More... ...
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Modern childhood 'ends at age of 12'

Children are under pressure to grow up too quickly, according to members of a parenting website....More... ...
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'More support needed after adoption'

Adoptive parents in England should have a legal right to support, a House of Lords report argues....More... ...
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Childcare costs 'rise by £5 a week'

Average childcare costs across England, Scotland and Wales rose by £5 a week (or 6%) per child from 2011 to 2012, according to the Daycare Trust's annual survey....More... ...
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Head challenges 'defeatism' comment

A head teacher calls on Education Secretary Michael Gove to visit East Durham after his comments about "a sense of defeatism"....More... ...
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Truancy prosecutions rise by 700%

Prosecutions of parents in Wales for truancy by their children have risen 700% over the past five years, BBC Wales learns....More... ...
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