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'Education is my way out' of Nigeria's floating slum
… a different life. She told BBC Minute: "Makoko is a very dirty place, but education is my…


Apprenticeship courses 'outdated' warns education body
… courses are outdated, the education watchdog has said. The number of people taking…


Further education college finances face double whammy
…Amid rising concern about the numbers of further education colleges needing… they will protect further education until 2019-20 in cash terms. Luke Sibieta, co-author… of the report, said further education colleges had been left doubly exposed by the drop…


How UK education ranks in the world
… with the rest of the world? Every year an international comparison of education… features, combine the education systems in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern… for pre-school education and childcare in the UK, higher than almost any other…


Back surgery wait hurting children's education
… a negative impact on children's education, parents say. One County Down woman's 14-year… a legal duty on government agencies, including the departments of health and education… thinking between health and education," said James Curran, of Park View School…


Free childcare scheme 'closing' nurseries, education charity says
… "continue to monitor delivery costs". According to the Department for Education (DfE…


Cornwall Council wants register of children 'missing in education'
… the current system was "not effective". The Department for Education (DfE) has been… in education". The council is calling for a compulsory register of those who… and support home education properly. About 48,000 children are home educated in the UK…


China education: Why some mothers want August C-sections
… towards education, with concerns being voiced about the social pressures placed… News education correspondent The evidence from UK research, and highlighted… getting further ahead. Finland is often mentioned as a world leader in education


Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados
… involves promoting education, tourism and investment. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley… and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country…


University unconditional offers 'undermine education'
… The education system is being undermined by universities making more unconditional offers… the education system because it's about demonstrating with evidence - and exams are one… that system, we will be on a very slippery slope, where education levels across the UK…