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Damian Hinds to cut workload to tackle teacher shortage

Education secretary promises to make teaching more attractive - but faces challenges over funding.

UK parents help less with homework

An international survey says UK parents value teachers, but put in fewer hours supporting lessons at home.

Launch a British Sign Language GCSE, MPs urge

Ministers says they value British Sign Language, but disappoint MPs who want a GCSE in it.

University strike talks resume after Twitter skirmishes

Talks continue for a second day at the mediation service Acas as strikes continue.

University offers science degree online for £5,650 per year

The University of London is putting a degree course online to reach part-time, working students.

Secondary school staff suffer work attacks

Teachers and staff are three times more likely to be physically attacked than the average UK employee.

‘Raped as a student’

After she was raped as a student Hannah Price began a campaign to shed light on the problem of sexual assault at university.

Trampoline park injuries ‘more serious’, hospital finds

Children suffered worse injuries at trampoline parks than when using home equipment, a hospital finds.

‘Poverty pay’

The academics facing job insecurity and poor pay at British universities

Two more Scottish universities to offer teacher training

It is hoped the move to train students at two Edinburgh centres will help solve a recruitment crisis.
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