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Four out of 10 schools letting out buildings to raise money, study finds

the guardian - 2 hours 7 min ago

Schools facing budget cuts are setting up daycare provision and hosting weddings and fitness classes to boost finances

Schools facing budget cuts are hosting weddings, setting up nurseries and laying on community fitness classes to try to bring in additional money to boost their finances, according to a new study.

A survey of just under 1,200 school leaders found that 42% were letting buildings and facilities to raise money, 13% were building partnerships with local businesses and 10% were opening on-site nursery provision.

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« La faute à pas de chance » vous fera-t-elle rater le bac ?

lemonde_edu - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 20:08
Une perle issue d’une copie d’élève qui ne convainc pas le prof et blogueur Fabrice Erre de réécrire l’histoire de France...
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Authors condemn £4m library fund as a 'sop' and a 'whitewash'

the guardian - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 19:40

Patrick Gale, Mark Billingham and Francesca Simon among writers suggesting government scheme will do little to rescue sector that has been hit hard by cuts

Authors Patrick Gale and Mark Billingham have slammed a government fund to support innovation in public libraries as “a sop, a smokescreen and a whitewash” that does nothing to help the fundamental crisis facing the sector. They were joined by Horrid Henry creator Francesca Simon in criticising the ability of the £4m scheme to rescue the beleaguered sector.

Though Billingham welcomed investment in libraries, he said: “It is hard not to view this as a smokescreen – a sop – to those who have long fought the cause of libraries while their funding nationwide continues to be slashed.” Describing himself as increasingly depressed at the state of the sector, Gale told the Guardian: “This is a kind of whitewash and it makes me cross.”

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Attaque de Londres : au lycée Saint-Joseph, les élèves « choqués pour toute leur vie »

lemonde_edu - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 19:13
Les lycéens de Concarneau seront rapatriés jeudi, à l’exclusion des trois blessés de l’attaque survenue mercredi à Londres. Une cellule psychologique a été mise en place au sein de l’établissement.
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I'm no extremist, says school governor banned in Trojan horse row

the guardian - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 18:51

Tahir Alam, former chairman of governors at Park View school in Birmingham, tells tribunal he believes in democratic values

A former chairman of governors at a state secondary school embroiled in the alleged Trojan horse controversy has told a tribunal that he would not describe himself as extremist or radical.

Tahir Alam told a care standards tribunal that he was a Muslim who believed in democratic values and held generally mainstream political views.

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Pinner school faces closure after chalk mine discovery

bbc education - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 18:26
Geological surveys have found the ground beneath the Pinner Wood School is unstable.
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Studieren all-inclusive

sueddeutsche_bild - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 18:26

Private Investoren haben den Wohnheimbau für sich entdeckt: Ein-Zimmer-Appartment samt Fitnessstudio im Keller - für 31 Euro kalt pro Quadratmeter?

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Doncaster primary school investigates pupil's walkout

bbc education - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 16:05
The school apologised after the child was found an hour later more than two miles (3.2km) away.
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Five unconscious biases that hold back female researchers

the guardian - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 15:47

Our research into the low numbers of female professors encountered damaging assumptions and prejudices

The Guardian recently published a piece on why universities can’t see women as leaders. But it’s not only in the top tiers of higher education that women are under-represented. As a detailed 2016 analysis of higher education leaders by not-for-profit WomenCount points out: “The real crunch is at professorial level, where only 23% are women.”

Related: Too flirty? Too fertile? It's tough to be the right kind of woman in academia

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La sécurité, un défi majeur pour les chefs d’établissement scolaire

lemonde_edu - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 12:32
Une enquête, publiée par le syndicat des personnels de direction, dresse un tableau nuancé des systèmes de contrôle et d’alerte.
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Quels sont les vingt lycées qui font le plus progresser leurs élèves ?

lemonde_edu - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 12:12
L’éducation nationale mesure chaque année la valeur ajoutée des établissements. Voici ceux qui se distinguent par des résultats au bac bien meilleurs qu’attendus compte tenu du profil de leurs élèves.
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Ces lycées qui ont 100 % de réussite au bac

lemonde_edu - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:56
Vingt-sept lycées publics et cent soixante-dix lycées privés ont réussi ce tour de force. En voici la liste.
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On Campus: How the Depressed Find Solace on Yik Yak, Believe It or Not

NYTimes - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:21
A platform associated with the gutter of young humanity had blossomed with tenderness.
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Editorial: Predator Colleges May Thrive Again

NYTimes - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:21
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems poised to undo rules protecting students from taking on excessive debt for useless degrees.
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Head teachers to get £3.5m support scheme

bbc education - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 03:47
Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a £3.5m Scottish government scheme.
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Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

bbc education - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 03:46
Head teachers' leaders say the reduction in numbers will deepen the teacher recruitment crisis.
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Mary Maples Dunn, Advocate of Women’s Colleges, Dies at 85

NYTimes - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 00:44
Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.
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Quarter of English state primary schools are 'ethnically segregated'

the guardian - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 20:53

‘Significant fails’ in percentage of white British children attending local schools in some areas, according to study

The government is being urged to tackle segregation in schools after research claimed that more than a quarter of all state primary schools across England and four in 10 state secondaries are ethnically segregated.

The study, which uses a new measure of segregation, also claims that almost a third of all primary schools (30%) and a quarter of all secondary schools (28%) are split by socio-economic background.

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Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Backed by Gorsuch

NYTimes - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 20:52
The court ruled that schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard that Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.
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Diana Wallace obituary

the guardian - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 20:29

My mother Diana Wallace, who has died aged 92, was a social worker dedicated to her chosen field in both a professional and voluntary capacity throughout her life.

She was born in Exeter, Devon, to John Sidey, an architect, and his wife, Florence (nee Brinsmead). The youngest of six, she forged enduring friendships at St Margaret’s school, Exeter. As a teenager, she developed her Christian faith, which sustained her through good times and tough times.

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