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What you need to teach at LSE? A role in Maleficent | Catherine Bennett The universitys appointment of Angelina Jolie reveals much about the marketisation of higher educationThough it may take a while to establish her long-term contribution to the reputational recovery of the LSE, following its embrace of the Gaddafis , the a
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 11:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two-hour test kit hailed as boon to HIV care in Africa Cambridge scientist Helen Lees simple, mobile device will speed up detection and treatment ratesA revolutionary device developed by a team of Cambridge scientists is transforming the diagnosis of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. The machine known as Samba (simp
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How To Fix A Graduation Rate Of 1 In 10? Ask The Dropouts Across the country, public universities are struggling with abysmal graduation rates. Here's one campus San Jose State University that's trying to do something about it.
NPR.org | May 28, 2016 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teachers, tell us about your experiences of online abuse Half of teachers have been targeted by pupils or their parents online what can be done about the problem?Half of teachers have been victims of social media abuse from pupils and their parents, the teaching union NASUWT said this week.According to a survey
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 08:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees Malaysia on Saturday received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country with hundreds more expected soon. Last December, the Southeast Asian country accepted the first batch of
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2016 07:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secret Teacher: I was treated like a naughty pupil for not wearing a tie An insignificant choice of workwear led to diktats and thinly veiled threats. Schools might teach liberty but they dont practise itMore from the Secret TeacherDuring my schooldays I was forever being told to tuck in my shirt. It bothered me I couldnt see
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What can my daughter buy her form tutor as a leaving gift? We dont even know if this is still the done thingEvery week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and its up to you to help him or her out a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturdays paper.This weeks question: Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Student loans: the next big mis-selling scandal? A change to loan conditions, made after its taken out? A mortgage company cant legally do that to borrowers, but it seems the government canMany graduates have been shocked this week to see just how their debt is escalating, with interest charged at up to
The Guardian | May 28, 2016 05:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Kansas court: State not properly funding poor schools TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to prevent the state's public schools from reopening for the new academic year if lawmakers don't act
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2016 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kansas Supreme Court rejects some education funding changes, renews threat to close state's public schools TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas Supreme Court rejects some education funding changes, renews threat to close state's public schools.
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2016 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend