If you want to let the Government know your views on the proposed changes to the ICT curriculum, including the change of name to Computing, you have until the 16 April 2013 to respond. The draft programme of study and … Continue reading →
University tutors select the foreign films to watch for a new perspective on the worldDespite vast and exciting film industries existing in countries around the world, the chances are that most of the movies you’ve watched recently were made in the US or the UK. But limited distribution and demand for foreign flicks in the western world is no excuse not to l […]
Lawrence Wakefield, Ruby Cheung, Eylem Atakav, Shohini Chaudhuri, Katarzyna Marciniak, Lindiwe Dovey
UK students have been unfazed by the new ranking, but international students are taking the results seriously, which could damage bronze universitiesThe teaching excellence framework ratings have been around since June, but their impact on choices made by prospective domestic students seems muted so far. When it comes to international students, however, it’s […]
MPs to be told standards under threat with university tuition fees and student loans crowding out school funding concernsHeadteachers are to warn MPs that school budgets in England are facing “breaking point” after a combined £2.8bn in cuts and costs imposed upon them by the government.The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) is writing to all Westmi […]
The medical historian is obsessed with mortality – and her new book examines the work of early surgeons, including Robert Liston, the ‘fastest knife in the West End’The first time Lindsey Fitzharris saw a dead body, she was eight years old. Her great-aunt was embalmed and on display, a common practice at funerals in the American midwest. “My cousin asked me […]
Two idiosyncratic teachers contemplate retirement in a charming documentary set in an Irish primary boarding schoolFile this charming documentary alongside Être et Avoir in the list of films that make the case that teachers are the closest thing we have to superheroes in everyday life. John and Amanda Leyden have been teaching at Headfort school, a primary b […]
BOSTON (Reuters) - A self-proclaimed psychic who was paid $3.5 million by an elderly Massachusetts woman in exchange for claiming to cleanse her of demons pleaded guilty on Thursday to trying to avoid paying taxes.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room.