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How do universities prepare graduates for jobs that don't yet exist? | Education | The Guardian

How do universities prepare graduates for jobs that don't yet exist? | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Most children today will work in jobs that haven’t been invented. They need their education system to keep up
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I'm an EU academic with the right to stay after Brexit. Why do I feel bereft? | Education | The Guardian

I'm an EU academic with the right to stay after Brexit. Why do I feel bereft? | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
I grew up in West Germany and believed I would never return to strict borders in Europe – until I applied for UK leave to remain
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Future graduates will need creativity and empathy, not just technical skills | Natalie Brett | Education | The Guardian

Future graduates will need creativity and empathy, not just technical skills | Natalie Brett | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Government education policy focuses on the importance of hard science, but soft skills matter, too
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'Less than half' of tuition fees spent on teaching at English universities | Education | The Guardian

'Less than half' of tuition fees spent on teaching at English universities | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Large proportion of students’ £9k fees used to fund libraries and support services – report
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'School is very oppressive’: why home-schooling is on the rise | Education | The Guardian

'School is very oppressive’: why home-schooling is on the rise | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Exams, rules, timetables: do teachers know what’s best for children? Increasing numbers of British parents don’t think so
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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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'Society has a duty to help poor students': university leaders on tuition fees | Education | The Guardian

'Society has a duty to help poor students': university leaders on tuition fees | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
The leader of the University of Chile and Northampton’s vice-chancellor debate whether students should pay to go to university
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If universities sacrifice philosophy on the altar of profit, what’s next? | Julian Baggini | Opinion | The Guardian

If universities sacrifice philosophy on the altar of profit, what’s next? | Julian Baggini | Opinion | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Hull says the subject doesn’t meet the needs of ‘business partners’. Try telling that to Thales of Miletus, says writer Julian Baggini
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Are too many graduates getting good degrees?

Are too many graduates getting good degrees? | Education Digest | Scoop.it
The Government wants to crackdown on the high number of students being awarded first class or 2.1 degrees by universities.
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Female scholars are marginalised on Wikipedia because it's written by men | Victoria Leonard | Education | The Guardian

Female scholars are marginalised on Wikipedia because it's written by men | Victoria Leonard | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
I’m writing Wikpedia entries about celebrated female scholars to make online spaces more inclusive
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The academy trusts whose GCSE students keep disappearing | Education | The Guardian

The academy trusts whose GCSE students keep disappearing | Education | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
New ranking shows four academy chains lost up to 7% of pupils prior to exams
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A Gradgrind ethos is destroying the school system | Simon Jenkins | Opinion | The Guardian

A Gradgrind ethos is destroying the school system | Simon Jenkins | Opinion | The Guardian | Education Digest | Scoop.it
Children with special educational needs are being excluded to boost exam results. That’s not a healthy approach, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins
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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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