Extra pupils take term-time holidays, knowledge exhibits

More pupils take term-time holidays, data shows Extra pupils in England had been taken out of faculty to go on vacation within the final educational yr, authorities figures present. Round one in six children (16.9%) missed a minimum of a half day of classes throughout 2016-17, in contrast with 14.7% within the earlier 12 months. The figures additionally present that the proportion of fogeys being fined for taking their kids

Essay-writing firm's adverts banned

Essay-writing company's adverts banned An essay-writing firm has had its adverts banned after they had been deemed to be deceptive to college students. The Promoting Requirements Authority dominated that UK Essays had didn’t make it clear that the papers weren’t meant to be submitted as college students’ personal work. The web advert additionally gave a “deceptive impression” that the agency had acquired optimistic press protection, the ASA stated. UK Essays

Exeter college college students suspended over racism and rape claims

Exeter university students suspended over racism and rape claims A gaggle of legislation college students have been suspended from the College of Exeter over allegations of racism. It comes after “vile” feedback made by members of a legislation society on WhatsApp have been revealed by a scholar and shared greater than 2,000 occasions on Fb. Police have been knowledgeable and “full disciplinary motion might be taken as applicable,” the college

Working dads lose out in office, say MPs

Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs “I got here again to a load of photocopying,” says tax specialist Richard Cahill of his return to work at a serious worldwide firm after the delivery of his second youngster. “Mainly they wished to make the purpose that they weren’t proud of me,” he says of his former employers. He had taken the time without work under government rules which since

UK instructor wins international finest instructor prize

UK teacher wins global best teacher prize Media playback is unsupported in your system A instructor from north London has been introduced as winner of a contest to search out the world’s finest instructor. Andria Zafirakou, who teaches artwork and textiles in a Brent secondary college, has received a prize price $1m (£720,000). She has spoken of the hardship and overcrowded housing circumstances dealing with a lot of her pupils.

Florida capturing: Survivors reject the arming of academics

Florida shooting: Survivors reject the arming of teachers College students who survived the Florida college capturing have strongly rejected the concept of arming academics. Suzanna Barna, a pupil from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty the place 17 died in a gun assault final month, advised an schooling convention: “Extra weapons will not be the reply.” A fellow pupil, Kevin Trejos, mentioned arming academics would imply additional threat and a higher

Tons of of nurses 'hit by scholar mortgage errors'

Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors' Tons of of nursing college students at 9 universities have been hit with errors of their scholar mortgage funds, the Royal Faculty of Nursing says. The scholars have been instructed they had been mistakenly overpaid between £600 and £5,000 by the Pupil Loans Firm and to count on no extra funds this yr. The letters got here months after cash was obtained

Gender pay hole begins from commencement, information suggests

Gender pay gap starts from graduation, data suggests Girls usually tend to be in work or finding out after commencement than males, however earn much less from the very begin of their careers, official information signifies. Statistics present feminine graduates take house about £1,600 lower than their male friends a yr after commencement. Division for Schooling (DfE) statisticians stated this gender hole continued and widened over time. By April, UK

Unlawful faculties: Ministers promise crackdown

Illegal schools: Ministers promise crackdown Ministers are promising new measures to crack down on unlawful faculties, together with new powers for Ofsted to grab proof and query witnesses. A brand new authorized obligation for faculties to register shall be created “as quickly as doable” underneath the proposals. The transfer follows issues some extremely orthodox Jewish and Muslim youngsters are being denied a fundamental training. Ofsted at the moment struggles to

College strikers reject pension deal

University strikers reject pension deal College strikers have turned down an settlement reached by college union leaders and employers to finish the pensions dispute. It means the strike will proceed – with threats to disrupt last exams and assessments in the summertime time period. College employees rejected the deal as failing to handle their issues over threats to their pensions. The college strike is in its fourth week and has