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Pisa test scores 'risk' to Wales economy warning Investors will judge Wales on global education results, ex-advisor to government warns.
BBC News | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Wales teacher recruitment levels 'bordering on crisis' The target for trainee teacher intake in secondary schools and for PGCEs has been missed, figures show.
BBC News | 4 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Are you in with the in crowd? | Mitch Prinstein The way we deal with popularity at school stays with us for life. But, asks Mitch Prinstein, is it our true self? At an early point in childhood, we all worked out how popular we really were. Either we knew we were admired and began to worry about maintai
The Guardian | 5 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
MPs are exploiting young people like me through unpaid internships | Meg Kneafsey For too long, politicians and businesses have taken advantage of young hopefuls. This scandal must endTwo years ago, then Labour leader Ed Miliband promised to end thescandal of unpaid internships. Yet unpaid internships in MPs offices are still bei
The Guardian | 11 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Schools teach chess to help difficult pupils concentrate Game takes off in primaries as a way to lure pupils away from their phone screensThe year 3 pupils at Park End Primary School in Middlesbrough are a bit of a rowdy bunch. Headteacher Julia Rodwell describes them as a complex and difficult group. Put them
The Guardian | 12 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate Health Care Bill: Pres. Trump Ratchets up Pressure On GOP In a tweet, the president urged the five senators whove declared they wont vote for the bill to reconsider saying the American people could no longer suffer a broken Obamacare.
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide' More districts are letting students take computers home for the summer. Officials hope the devices help fill in learning gaps, but experts say parents must play a role to make the lending effective.
NPR.org | 22 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Striking out on their own the challenges facing new students Its not just tough on the parents when uni starts not every student copes with their new lifeWill your student child sink or swim at university? Independent study, time management, personal hygiene and maintaining a healthy diet are just some of the chall
The Guardian | 22 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Off to uni? Leave the kitchen sink behind Its not just your offspring off to university its also your towels, pillows, pens ...If youre eyeing up your Ford Fiesta and wondering how youll fit in your daughters vintage clothes collection, duvet and pillows, books and toiletries, to drive 100 miles
The Guardian | 23 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Your relationship is changing and conflict is par for the course Celia Dodd, author of The Empty Nest How to Survive and Stay Close to Your Adult Child, offers some advice on parenting university-goersVisiting your child at university can be unexpectedly challenging. You look forward to it for ages, but after the high
The Guardian | 23 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend