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Crude, racist textbooks have no place in today’s education system | David Lammy | Opinion | The Guardian

Crude, racist textbooks have no place in today’s education system | David Lammy | Opinion | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Don’t teach children that Caribbean fathers are ‘largely absent’, teach them about slavery and exploitation, says Labour MP David Lammy
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Music disappearing from curriculum, schools survey shows | Education | The Guardian

Music disappearing from curriculum, schools survey shows | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Fewer schools in England offering subject at A-level and fewer pupils taking it at GCSE
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I reported harassment and was silenced – and I’m a senior academic | Athene Donald | Opinion | The Guardian

I reported harassment and was silenced – and I’m a senior academic | Athene Donald | Opinion | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Universities must end the culture of tolerating bad behaviour and of valuing perpetrators more than their victims, says Prof Athene Donald
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It didn't start with Trump: how America came to undervalue teachers | Education | The Guardian

It didn't start with Trump: how America came to undervalue teachers | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
The 1983 report, A Nation at Risk, spoke of a school system in ‘the grip of a crisis’ – kicking off cycles of shortcomings for American schools
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Oxford English Dictionary asks teenagers to explain modern slang | Books | The Guardian

Oxford English Dictionary asks teenagers to explain modern slang | Books | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
OED wants young people to share their ‘particularly elusive’ language, as it evolves through media such as Snapchat and WhatsApp
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Bring back work visas for overseas graduates, say UK universities | Education | The Guardian

Bring back work visas for overseas graduates, say UK universities | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
International student numbers in UK ‘flatlining’ as it fails to compete against likes of US
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How will higher education adapt and be relevant in an era of AI and robots?

How will higher education adapt and be relevant in an era of AI and robots? | Education Digest | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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Essay writing services must be banned to stop cheating, say academics | Education | The Guardian

Essay writing services must be banned to stop cheating, say academics | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
One in seven students globally believed to have paid others to do their assignments for them
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Militant tenderness: how teachers are rooting out sexism in school | Education | The Guardian

Militant tenderness: how teachers are rooting out sexism in school | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Skinhead English teacher ‘Mr Pink’ is one of many finding ways to stop stereotypes sticking, even among the smallest children
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Female scientists launch campaign to debunk gender 'facts' | Education | The Guardian

Female scientists launch campaign to debunk gender 'facts' | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Plan to get book into every UK school to help encourage girls to overcome structural barriers
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Libraries change lives. They should be protected at all costs | Nikesh Shukla | Life and style | The Guardian

Libraries change lives. They should be protected at all costs | Nikesh Shukla | Life and style | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Banksy is paying for libraries to be kept open in Bristol, but we should be funding this invaluable resource ourselves, says Nikesh Shukla
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QQI Bill "leaves English Language Teachers behind"

QQI Bill "leaves English Language Teachers behind" | Education Digest | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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My university forced me into teaching training. It was all dry 'eduspeak' | Anonymous academic | Education | The Guardian

My university forced me into teaching training. It was all dry 'eduspeak' | Anonymous academic | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
I’d like to be a great lecturer, but I don’t think theory divorced from classroom context will make me one
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Ofsted inspectors to stop using exam results as key mark of success | Education | The Guardian

Ofsted inspectors to stop using exam results as key mark of success | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Watchdog chief outlines new inspection regime judging schools on ‘quality of education’
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‘I will never return to teach in England’: the UK teachers finding refuge abroad | Education | The Guardian

‘I will never return to teach in England’: the UK teachers finding refuge abroad | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
An estimated 15,000 teachers are snapped up overseas each year, driven away by the stress in British schools
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GCSE textbook condemned for racist Caribbean stereotypes | World news | The Guardian

GCSE textbook condemned for racist Caribbean stereotypes | World news | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Outcry over ‘sweeping generalisations’ in Hodder Education sociology book
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How Women Are Harassed Out of Science

How Women Are Harassed Out of Science | Education Digest | Scoop.it
The discrimination young researchers endure makes America’s need for STEM workers even greater.
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How this Boston nonprofit is helping kids in the Caribbean learn to read

How this Boston nonprofit is helping kids in the Caribbean learn to read | Education Digest | Scoop.it
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UK 'missing out' on overseas students

UK 'missing out' on overseas students | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Universities want international students to be able to work in the UK after graduating.
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Costa Rica makes English teaching a national priority

Costa Rica makes English teaching a national priority | Education Digest | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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England's schools face 'severe' teacher shortage

England's schools face 'severe' teacher shortage | Education Digest | Scoop.it
A lack of of specialists in maths and science is worse in poorer areas of England, a study claims.
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A-level results: foreign languages suffer further slump | Education | The Guardian

A-level results: foreign languages suffer further slump | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Number of people studying German fell 16%, while French also experienced steep decline
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UK schools and tech industry urged to foster education revolution | Politics | The Guardian

UK schools and tech industry urged to foster education revolution | Politics | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Education secretary wants UK and Silicon Valley firms to help put tech at heart of classrooms
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Website maps English language test comparisons

Website maps English language test comparisons | Education Digest | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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Are we heading towards universities' #MeToo moment? | Athene Donald | Higher Education Network | The Guardian

Are we heading towards universities' #MeToo moment? | Athene Donald | Higher Education Network | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
The next step in eradicating sexism from science is for colleagues to start calling out harassment when they see it
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