Labour’s Liam Byrne calls for earn-even though-you-find out revolution

Liam Byrne MP: Our talent pool is too little. Photograph: James Drew Turner for the Guardian Two huge queries emerged at the Guardian University Forum this week: will there be … Continue Reading →


Creating Homes, Developing Teams

For the very first time, Yale is sending a staff of students to compete in the prestigious solar decathlon.  This group will devote the following two many years producing a … Continue Reading →


Main school teachers work practically 60 hours a week, finds official survey

The survey exposes as ‘utter rubbish’ the training secretary Michael Gove’s claim that Britain’s educational achievements would be improved if only teachers worked longer, say teaching unions. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters … Continue Reading →


New Cigs, Old Policies

For many years, Yale has banned smoking in and around most campus buildings.  The University says that new technologies and pressures like E-cigs are not modifying that. Questions? Get in … Continue Reading →


College choice is simpler when there is no option | Zoe Williams

Mothers and fathers of kids at Tatler-endorsed Gillingham secondary in Dorset. Louise (proper) stated: ‘We’d go to Gillingham no matter what it was like.’ Photograph: Sam Frost for the Guardian … Continue Reading →


Toad’s Reaches Out For Student Help

A legal dispute that has been simmering for thirty years may come to a head in just two months.  A property rights controversy over their fire exit could force Toad’s … Continue Reading →


By way of the glass ceiling: from Newham to Eton on a scholarship

Ishak Ayiris did not actually know much about Eton when his headteacher recommended he apply for a scholarship. He vaguely knew it was a public college that David Cameron had … Continue Reading →


Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P.

Father Gustavo Gutierrez receives welcome in Rome

Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P. Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and extensively acknowledged founder of the “liberation theology” movement, was … Continue Reading →


Beryl Markus obituary

In addition to the normal duties of a schoolteacher, Beryl Markus coached the football staff, directed and played the piano for school plays, and filled the school with artwork My … Continue Reading →


Fahma Mohamed tells Michael Gove FGM can, and should, be taught in class

Sporting a brightly-coloured headscarf, leather jacket and a broad lipsticked smile, student Fahma Mohamed insists she is naturally fairly shy. “I was always the a single in the background, I … Continue Reading →


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