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Education

Graduates of Imperial College beat Oxbridge on earnings

Today at 01:01 AM, via The Guardian

Average Imperial graduate earns £37,931 in first year, £5,000 more than Oxbridge

Graduates from Imperial College London pick up the highest salaries in the first year after graduation, earning around a fifth more than students leaving Oxford and Cambridge, according to research by the job website Adzuna.

The average Imperial graduate earns £37,931 in their first year post-graduation, £5,000...

Labour vows to rein in academies and scrap free schools

Yesterday at 23:00 PM, via The Guardian

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner to reveal plan to axe free schools in proposed education reforms

Labour would scrap free schools and gradually bring academies under greater local democratic control as part of a plan to unwind Conservative education reforms that it says have created a legacy of “fragmentation and privatisation”.

The new policy will be unveiled by Angela Rayner at the...

Sport England launches £13.5m drive to boost secondary school PE

Yesterday at 18:21 PM, via The Guardian

Scheme will train 17,000 teachers as part of effort to improve sports lessons

Sport England is launching a £13.5m scheme to train 17,000 teachers in delivering PE and sport in school, after research found that almost 20% of secondary students hated PE lessons.

With more than a quarter of the nation’s adults “inactive”, according to the Active Lives survey released in March, Sport England wants...

Town v gown: is the student boom wrecking communities?

Yesterday at 10:00 AM, via The Guardian

In towns across the country, many locals fear the relentless expansion of universities threatens the fabric of their neighbourhoods

For some, they represent the very best of British, hubs of learning and commerce attracting the brightest and the best from around the world who bring huge wealth to spend. They can even breathe hope into rundown towns and cities, with the promise of jobs and cash...

Farewell, Christo. You offered a lovely summer gift | Vanessa Thorpe

Yesterday at 07:00 AM, via The Guardian

Many children will have enjoyed his Hyde Park work. Now take the arts into schools

Like summer heat, it was here and now it’s gone. The colourful, inexplicable Christo installation floating on London’s Serpentine will begin to be dismantled today; all done, suddenly, with its strange business of delighting and baffling visitors to Hyde Park.

Last week, the 7,506 oil barrels of Mastaba, the...

Nigeria:Kaduna Govt Declares Free Education for Girl

Yesterday at 06:26 AM, via All Africa

[Leadership] Kaduna State commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Malam Ja’afaru Sani, has announced the state government’s full implementation of free education for female students in the state’s public secondary schools as directed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

Rwanda:Govt Targets to Send 60% O’level Students in TVET Schools By 2024

Yesterday at 06:12 AM, via All Africa

[New Times] The Ministry of Education through the Workforce Development Authority (WDA) is on course to have at least 60 percent of students completing the Nine Year Basic Education join Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools by 2024, officials have said.

Zimbabwe:Glen View School Resumes Classes

Saturday at 08:26 AM, via All Africa

[The Herald] Government has allowed Glen View 5 Primary School to resume classes after its senior officials and Harare City Council were satisfied with the interventions taken to fight a cholera outbreak that has claimed 33 lives so far. The school, which was temporarily closed two weeks ago following the outbreak, was declared safe yesterday but authorities will continue to monitor the situation.

South Africa:Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

Friday at 17:59 PM, via All Africa

[allAfrica] President Cyril Ramaphosa, who inherited a contracting economy from his scandal-ridden predecessor, today announced an economic stimulus and recovery plan for the country. The plan included spending of R50 billion ($3.5 billion) in what he called “reprioritised expenditure and new project level funding.”

Want to know your rights but only have 60 seconds?

Friday at 17:57 PM, via The Guardian

London barrister hopes to educate people about the law with bitesize Youtube videos

Christian Weaver likes to keep it concise. His video series ‘TheLawin60Seconds’ is pioneering legal advice for an age of supposedly limited attention spans.

The 24-year-old lawyer has begun teaching people about their rights in online talks to camera that aim to simplify the complexity of legislation into a few...

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