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Ark: Minister for girls: Justine Greening on the fight to end FGM (Walworth Academy)

Ark: Minister for girls: Justine Greening on the fight to end FGM (Walworth Academy) | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Justine Greening believes we have reached a tipping point in the fight to end female genital mutilation. “The last year has been transformative in taking FGM from being an issue that was quite niche — that not a lot of people knew about, let alone talked about — to something in the mainstream,” the Secretary of State for International Development tells me. “People now understand that we need to tackle it in the UK... They don’t like the idea that girls in Britain have to undergo FGM and they wan
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Ark: Durham Free School shut down over ‘prejudiced’ Christian views (positive mention of Ark Conway)

Ark: Durham Free School shut down over ‘prejudiced’ Christian views (positive mention of Ark Conway) | News about ARK | Scoop.it
A Christian free school has been forced to close because its curriculum is too narrow and risked prejudicing children against other faiths
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Ark: Major shake-up at Small Heath Trojan Horse school Oldknow Academy will include free school uniforms and home visits (Ark Tindal)

Ark: Major shake-up at Small Heath Trojan Horse school Oldknow Academy will include free school uniforms and home visits (Ark Tindal) | News about ARK | Scoop.it
School set to shut its doors for two weeks while teachers undergo training in attempt to break from the past
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ARK Schools shortlisted for 2013 Charity Awards

ARK Schools shortlisted for 2013 Charity Awards | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Premium awards for charities and the voluntary sector to celebrate excellence in advice, arts, children, disability, education, environment, grantmaking, healthcare, international aid and social care.
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ARK: BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour Power List - Lucy Heller

ARK: BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour Power List - Lucy Heller | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Eve Pollard reveals the Woman's Hour Power List. With an audience in the BBC Radio Theatre
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ARK INDIA (ASPIRE): Meghalaya’s SSA initiative – ASPIRE helps realise aspirations | The Shillong Times

Mentions ARK's ASPIRE programme in India

 

Meghalaya’s SSA initiative – ASPIRE helps realise aspirations - By Our Reporter
SHILLONG: While the Education Department has been in the news for the wrong reasons some innovations ...

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ARK : Feature on the WHO website on Zambia's expanded cold chain which ARK helped to make possible

ARK : Feature on the WHO website on Zambia's expanded cold chain which ARK helped to make possible | News about ARK | Scoop.it

The Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Joseph Kasonde has commissioned a National vaccine cold chain store for the Expanded programme on Immunisation with a total capacity of 200,000 litres to serve as a central storage facility and distribution point for vaccines for all the ten provinces in the country.

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HEALTH: Pakistan introduces GSK pneumonia vaccine for children

LONDON (Reuters) - Pakistan has become the first country in South Asia to introduce a vaccine against the deadly pneumococcal disease in children, with GlaxoSmithKline's Synflorix selected for the programme.Worldwide...
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INTERNATIONAL: Clinton Foundation calls for a wider network of partners

INTERNATIONAL: Clinton Foundation calls for a wider network of partners | News about ARK | Scoop.it
International nongovernmental organizations have expertise, local knowledge and respond quickly during disasters.
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ARK SCHOOLS: Local head teachers give their verdict on scrapping GCSEs

ARK SCHOOLS: Local head teachers give their verdict on scrapping GCSEs | News about ARK | Scoop.it
PLANS to scrap GCSEs have had a mixed reaction among headteachers in Hammersmith and Fulham.
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Ark: (Evelyn Grace Academy) Rescue team helps London visitors stranded in snow

Ark: (Evelyn Grace Academy) Rescue team helps London visitors stranded in snow | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Twenty-three art students and teachers were rescued after getting stuck in snow in Hebden Bridge during a school trip.
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UK Education: Private schools achieve greater A-level success - Telegraph

UK Education: Private schools achieve greater A-level success - Telegraph | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Pupils from fee-paying schools achieve almost 30 per cent of all A* grades despite forming just 13.6 per cent of all A-level entries raising questions over the education opportunities on offer to the vast majority of children.
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Ark: Nick Gibb: reforming education through international evidence - Speeches - GOV.UK (Ark, KSA, Daisy Christodoulou)

Ark: Nick Gibb: reforming education through international evidence - Speeches - GOV.UK (Ark, KSA, Daisy Christodoulou) | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Schools Minister speaks at Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Education Policy Outlook Conference.
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Blacklands pupils visit Houses of Parliament

Blacklands pupils visit Houses of Parliament | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Ark Blacklands pupil councillors visited Parliament recently and spoke to Hastings MP Amber Rudd.
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ARK Conway is first free school to get 'outstanding' Ofsted grade

ARK Conway is first free school to get 'outstanding' Ofsted grade | News about ARK | Scoop.it
A London primary was today named as the first free school to be ranked ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
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TEACHING LEADERS/FUTURE LEADERS: JP Morgan's £1.1m gift to improve education

TEACHING LEADERS/FUTURE LEADERS: JP Morgan's £1.1m gift to improve education | News about ARK | Scoop.it
JPMORGAN has stumped up more than £1million to help improve the education of young people in Bournemouth schools.
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ARK SCHOOLS: Inside the Academy School Revolution

ARK SCHOOLS: Inside the Academy School Revolution | News about ARK | Scoop.it

Radio 4 programme (iPlayer)

Zoe Williams inspects high-flying and failing academy schools to find out what they are doing differently and to assess education secretary Michael Gove's education revolution.

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ARK: A special feature on our partner PEAS and their work in Uganda where together we will privately run 10 new schools for publlic benefit

ARK: A special feature on our partner PEAS and their work in Uganda where together we will privately run 10 new schools for publlic benefit | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Sophie McBain reports from Uganda on a project that is revolutionising how we think about aid, encouraging private schools that will become self-sufficient ...
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HEALTH: Working Towards Better Maternal and Newborn Health

"Despite recent progress, the targets set by the United Nations to reduce between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate and the maternal mortality ratio - known as Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 - are far from being achieved,

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STIR EDUCATION: A billion brains (The Economist)

STIR EDUCATION: A billion brains (The Economist) | News about ARK | Scoop.it
Your country needs you CLIP ON A harness, lift your legs and hurtle down a wire towards the sharp corners of a 15th-century Rajasthani fort. As you whizz, you might...
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION: Education Holds the Key to Africa's Development

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION: Education Holds the Key to Africa's Development | News about ARK | Scoop.it
"Economists like to debate precisely why education makes a difference.
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