Education

College to boost tuition charges for present college students

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Universities are set to extend charges to £9,250, but it surely will also be utilized to present college students Exeter College has instructed its present college students that their tuition charges are going to be elevated to £9,250 from autumn 2017. The federal government plans to boost charges above £9,000 for universities in England with “prime quality” educating. However Exeter has introduced that the rise

Truthful recommendation name for A-level outcomes

Picture copyright PA Picture caption College students can be discovering out their A-level outcomes this week A social mobility charity is sending volunteers to assist present recommendation to state faculty pupils receiving their A-level outcomes this week. The charity, MyBigCareer, needs state pupils to have truthful entry to non-public recommendation about their choices for college locations or apprenticeships. Founder Deborah Streatfield says she needs all pupils to have the kind

Meningitis W: College students urged to get vaccine

Picture copyright DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Younger individuals beginning college or school this autumn are being urged to get a vaccine in opposition to meningitis. Public Well being England says the jab will assist defend in opposition to meningitis W specifically – a generally lethal pressure that’s on the rise. Officers say new college students are in danger as they usually combine intently with teams of unfamiliar individuals –

Labour guarantees return of pupil upkeep grants

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Labour is looking for the return of grants for 1.25 million poorer college students Labour says it will restore grants to assist younger folks in England keep in additional and better training. This could imply a return for training upkeep allowances (EMA) scrapped by the coalition authorities in 2010. It will additionally imply reversing the choice to show upkeep grants for poorer college college students

Mother and father ‘struggling’ to entry free childcare

A report carried out by a marketing campaign group has revealed some dad and mom are struggling to entry the childcare they’re entitled to. The findings come from a report printed by Truthful Funding for Our Children. In 2014, the Scottish authorities elevated entitlement to free childcare for 3 to five-year-olds from 475 to 600 hours per yr. A Scottish authorities spokeswoman stated 2015 statistics confirmed “97% registration” for funded

Geographer maps Oxbridge success of London state colleges

Picture caption Oxford and Cambridge Universities take extra college students from London and the South East Some London state colleges ship extra pupils to Oxford and Cambridge than personal colleges in different components of England, analysis suggests. “A subset of elite state colleges are contributing to the London and South East of England bias,” says a Royal Geographical Society research. “At post-16, these colleges are complete in identify solely,” stated

Scotland’s Youngsters’s Panels launch recruitment drive

A drive has been launched to enroll 500 volunteers as Youngsters’s Panel members. Recruiters are notably in search of extra functions from youthful individuals to assist help a few of Scotland’s most weak youngsters. They are saying they could be higher capable of relate to these they’re attempting to assist. The Youngsters’s Panel system goals to assist weak kids who get into hassle, usually because of having suffered neglect or

Lecturers urged to submit GCSE and A-level questions

Picture caption The examination board desires difficult inquiries to be submitted Lecturers are to be requested to submit difficult GCSE and A-level examination questions by a key examination board, the Occasions Academic Complement stories. Cambridge Evaluation, which owns OCR, hopes for “thousands and thousands of questions”, with the very best showing on examination papers in England throughout the subsequent 5 years. OCR would verify all inquiries to see they’re of

Particular wants pupils lack essential assist, ballot suggests

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption Youngsters with much less complicated particular wants may be ignored underneath the brand new system, says the ATL Too many pupils with particular instructional wants and disabilities in England lack essential assist, a ballot of training employees suggests. Greater than 80% of just about 600 employees, who responded to an Affiliation of Lecturers and Lecturers ballot, mentioned some pupils had been being failed. Ministers ought

Youth companies heading in the direction of collapse, says union

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption Youth companies assist younger individuals lead constructive lives UK youth companies are heading for collapse, union analysis into the dimensions of council cuts since 2012 says. Some 600 youth centres have been shut, three,650 youth workers have misplaced their jobs, and 139,000 youth locations have been axed, the report for Unison says. And data from 180 councils warns of extra cuts forward, and suggests the