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Exam result details now obtainable for free under GDPR

bbc education - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 15:14
The new rights cover this summer's exams but could cause "problems" for exam bodies, one expert says.
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Fewer families where no-one working

bbc education - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 14:04
The proportion of households where no-one is working is at its lowest point for more than 20 years.
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Nos réponses aux parents inquiets des prétendus dangers de la loi Schiappa pour les enfants

lemonde_edu - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 12:44
Vidéos, pétitions… vous nous avez signalé des messages alarmistes sur les conséquences « dramatiques » de la loi. Ils sont presque tous faux.
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Programmes, portables, classes dédoublées… Les nouveautés de la rentrée 2018

lemonde_edu - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 11:57
Alors que les élèves s’apprêtent à faire leur rentrée, tour d’horizon de ce qui va changer.
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Fifth of 14-year-old girls in UK 'self-harm'

bbc education - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 11:51
Stereotypes around gender and worries about looks contribute to children's unhappiness, a report says.
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Hong Kong Professor Arrested After Wife’s Body Is Found in a Box

NYTimes - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 09:53
The case comes as another professor in Hong Kong faces a high-profile trial in the deaths of his wife and daughter involving a gas-filled yoga ball.
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Est-il permis d’arriver en retard au travail le jour de la rentrée scolaire ?

lemonde_edu - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 09:35
Les situations sont très disparates d’une branche à l’autre. Tout dépend de la convention collective à laquelle les salariés sont rattachés.
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Knobelei der Woche: Können Sie die Gleichungen entschlüsseln?

sueddeutsche_bild - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 09:11

Ein kleines Rätsel zur Auflockerung des Büroalltags gefällig? Diesmal geht es um drei Gleichungen.

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La grande école mondiale du vin

lemonde_edu - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 09:00
Le marché du vin, comme celui de l’enseignement supérieur, a intégré l’internationalisation. Comment les grandes écoles allient-elles connaissance des savoir-faire, des terroirs, et étude des marchés étrangers ?
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'Rewards don't improve school attendance'

bbc education - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 04:12
Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.
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Quarter of 14-year-old girls in UK have self-harmed, report finds

the guardian - Wed, 29/08/2018 - 02:01

Children’s Society analysis suggests tens of thousands hurting themselves on purpose

More than 100,000 children aged 14 in the UK are self-harming, with one in four girls of this age having deliberately hurt themselves, according to a new report.

In figures that show the scale of the mental health crisis affecting young people, the Children’s Survey analysed a survey of 11,000 14-year-olds which found that a quarter of girls and nearly one in 10 boys had self-harmed in a year.

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The Guardian view on air pollution: it’s time for politicians to clean up | Editorial

the guardian - Τρίτη, 28/08/2018 - 20:40
The current stand-off is dangerous, so put the public’s health first

Two years after the World Health Organization labelled air pollution a global “public health emergency”, and the House of Commons environment committee used the same phrase to describe the situation in the UK, new evidence shows that breathing unsafe air causes a loss of intelligence, particularly in the over-64s. The research, carried out in China, showed that test scores declined when people breathed toxins including nitrogen dioxide and particulate, with language ability more affected than maths. This news, though alarming, is unlikely to change anything straight away. China has been engaged in a “war against pollution” for five years, while governments and policymakers around the world already have ample evidence that pollution is extremely harmful. Top of the list of dangers is the way it worsens heart and lung diseases including asthma and emphysema, while one study last year suggested a link to dementia.

The problem is both global and national: urbanisation and increasing car use mean that pollution is on the rise internationally, while the UK government is under huge pressure to clean up air that has broken EU legal limits for the past eight years. Western capitals do not feature in the WHO’s lists of the planet’s most polluted cities, and levels of most pollutants in the UK have fallen (though not ammonia, a byproduct of farming). But increased scientific understanding of the damage to health caused by gases such as nitrogen oxides makes inexcusable the complacency of which we have seen so much, both under the current Conservative government and its coalition predecessor.

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Schule: Die Lehrerbildung muss generalüberholt werden

sueddeutsche_bild - Τρίτη, 28/08/2018 - 19:51

Pädagogen sollten endlich lernen, im Team zu arbeiten und Herausforderungen gemeinsam zu lösen - am besten schon im Studium.

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Paris se vide de ses élèves : la carte des écoles primaires qui ferment

lemonde_edu - Τρίτη, 28/08/2018 - 19:46
Douze écoles primaires ont fermé depuis quatre ans en raison de la chute du nombre d’élèves. Quatorze autres sont menacées.
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Gordon Ramsay 'offers apprenticeship' to college 'snub' teen

bbc education - Τρίτη, 28/08/2018 - 19:04
Gordon Ramsay brands a college "disgusting" after claims an aspiring chef was told he was too short.
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Five summer reads for law students

the guardian - Τρίτη, 28/08/2018 - 17:19

Recommendations for when you can’t face another textbook

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken, by The Secret Barrister

Both a qualified junior barrister and award-winning blogger, The Secret Barrister has struck a balance between educational and entertaining with their debut book. It serves, in some ways, as a 21st century tale of morality and law, exploring the many wrongs and a few rights of our criminal justice system. You’ll also find useful information on the profession as a whole. Denser historical sections are often interspersed with witty remarks that disperse any ambivalence you may feel due to the anonymity of the author. For a taster, start with The Secret Barrister blog or their Twitter (@BarristerSecret) – nearly 150,000 followers would agree it’s worth a look.

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