26 février 2018

May admits education is failing children but offers no extra cash

The Guardian homeTheresa May has admitted that the education system is failing to serve the “needs of every child” but immediately faced criticism as it emerged that plans to overhaul post-18 funding would be unlikely to result in more money from the Treasury. More...

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How to fix our universities – cap the number of students

The Guardian homeTheresa May has finally diagnosed the problems in higher education, but she’s still reaching the wrong answers. More...

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The Guardian view on university financing: the making of a market mess

The Guardian homeWhat the Tories are offering is just an accelerated form of a winner-takes-all marketisation where top performers increasingly capture all the rewards while the rest are left with crumbs. More...

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University strikes could hit exams and graduation ceremonies

The Guardian homeMore than 1 million students in 65 universities across the UK will be affected by industrial action by members of the University and College Union (UCU), which begins on Thursday with 14 days of strikes spread over four weeks. More...

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After Florida, I had lost hope. Then I saw Emma González

The Guardian homeIn a speech on Saturday, the high school student wiped back tears and demanded that US gun laws must change. These kids are fighting for their lives.
It’s Presidents’ Day today. Why not celebrate with a discount on bump stocks? Their manufacturer, Slide Fire, has a special offer on. You don’t know what a bump stock is? What kind of loser are you? It’s the device by which you can make a semi-automatic rifle function as a fully automatic one. Your own machine gun! You just keep your finger on the trigger and can fire between 400 and 800 rounds a minute. The discount code, by the way, is Maga: Make America Great Again. More...

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Student finance is broken. A graduate tax is the only solution

The Guardian homeTheresa May is right to criticise current tuition fees. The whole system needs overhauling. More...

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Tuition fees: key questions about the government review

The Guardian homeIt has been on the cards since the Conservatives promised a major review of funding across tertiary education in their election manifesto last May. With graduate debt running at £50,000 upwards, there has been growing concern about the cost of going to university and whether it represents value for money. More...

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Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

The Guardian homeTrust founded by colonial tycoon aims to bring prestigious graduate scheme into 21st century. More...

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May warns universities over high cost of tuition fees

The Guardian homeAnnouncing a long-awaited review of education funding for over-18s in England, the prime minister will say that reserving university for the middle class and vocational training “for other people’s children” is outdated. More...

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Tuition fees: May's overhaul is 'clear, simple and wrong' answer

The Guardian homeThere’s a saying that for every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong. On tuition fees and student debt in England, both Theresa May and her new education secretary, Damian Hinds, are going for the “clear, simple and wrong” option. More...

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