Education

Unconditional gives used to ‘get individuals by means of door’

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Some universities are recruiting college students with unconditional gives through the software course of, says the college admissions service Ucas. They’re telling college students that unique A-level grade necessities might be dropped utterly in the event that they put the college down as their first selection. It comes as new Ucas figures present one-third of candidates aged 18 obtained an unconditional provide final yr. Schooling Secretary

Home abuse: ‘Kids are the hidden victims’

Picture caption Daisy’s mom now runs a refuge for abused girls “At any time when I am going again to the world I grew up, I nonetheless really feel nervous,” says Daisy. “Once I see somebody that appears like him, it makes me anxious. And seeing somebody driving the crimson automotive that he used to drive makes my coronary heart race.” Daisy, now 19, grew up in an surroundings of

‘I used to be married and divorced in my 20s’

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Unreasonable behaviour was the most typical motive for divorce in 2017 There have been 102,007 divorces in England and Wales in 2017, in response to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Age at marriage is taken into account to be intently linked to the chance of divorce, with these marrying of their teenagers and early 20s at better threat. However

Common Credit score: Single mums take authorities to court docket

Picture caption The moms declare single mother and father are being disproportionately hit by the system (image illustrated by fashions) A single mum who depends on Common Credit score to high up her earnings as a part-time dinner woman is difficult what she says is the federal government’s “irrational” welfare scheme. Danielle Johnson, 25, from West Yorkshire, mentioned: “I’ve by no means been this financially unstable earlier than.” Along with

Girls acquire larger earnings from levels

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Girls are more likely than males to get a rise in earnings from going to college, says an evaluation of salaries on the age of 29. The research, from the Division for Training and Institute for Fiscal Research, says ladies with a level earn 28% greater than non-graduate ladies. Males with levels earn a median of eight% greater than non-graduates. However nearly a 3rd of male

Educating Larger Manchester college Harrop Fold in particular measures

Picture caption Head instructor Drew Povey resigned amid considerations over file maintaining at Harrop Fold highschool A faculty featured within the TV collection Educating Larger Manchester is “failing its pupils” and has been put in particular measures by inspectors. Ofsted has rated Harrop Fold College, Salford as insufficient in all areas. It highlighted inappropriate exclusions and deliberate misrecording of attendance in its inspection. Head teacher Drew Povey give up in

Swansea College vice-chancellor Prof Richard B Davies suspended

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Prof Richard B Davies has been vice-chancellor of the college since 2003 Swansea College has suspended its vice-chancellor, officers have confirmed. Prof Richard B Davies, who has held the position on the college since 2003, stood apart for an inside investigation to be carried out. The dean of the college of administration, Prof Marc Clement, and two different employees members, have additionally been suspended.

UWE Bristol undertaking to shut race pay hole confronted by graduates

Picture caption Dr Zainab Khan (far proper) arrange the programme to assist the scholars enhance their job prospects A undertaking to shut the race pay hole skilled by graduating black, Asian and minority ethnic college students is rolling out throughout a college. The Fairness programme provides college students on the College of the West of England (UWE) tailor-made mentoring, entrepreneurial and training classes. Its founder Dr Zainab Khan mentioned “the

Matthew Hedges: College workers’s Dubai campus boycott

Picture copyright College of Birmingham Picture caption The College of Birmingham has a campus in Dubai Workers at two universities have voted to droop dealings with Dubai over the jailing of a British tutorial. Matthew Hedges, 31, has been convicted of spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and jailed for life. College and Faculty Union members from Exeter and Birmingham have each agreed to droop relationships with the nation

At the least ‘320,000 individuals homeless in Britain’

This 12 months, 320,000 individuals have been recorded as homeless in Britain, evaluation from housing charity Shelter suggests. It’s a rise of 13,000, or four%, on final 12 months’s figures and equal to 36 new individuals turning into homeless day-after-day. London has the very best price of homelessness, however it’s rising quickest within the Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, and north-west England, the evaluation says. The federal government says it’s