Education

Cyber-bullying ‘worst in England colleges’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Head academics in England usually tend to face issues with pupils bullying on-line and misusing social media than in every other developed nation, a world research says. A report from the OECD suppose tank reported the experiences of greater than 250,000 academics in 48 industrialised nations and areas. It confirmed explicit issues with cyber-bullying in England’s colleges. “It is the darkish aspect of the trendy age,”

Exeter College: Arrest after college students threatened with ‘gun’

Picture copyright Beth Mahoney Picture caption Officers at the moment are investigating if a weapon seized was real or a duplicate A person has been arrested after college students have been threatened with a firearm at a college. Police have been referred to as to Exeter College at about 11:30 BST to stories of a person “making threats to different college students, while in possession of a handgun”. Devon and

Laptop ‘geek’ stereotype places women off topic

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption The analysis stated stereotyping was one of many primary obstacles to extra women collaborating in computing Cultural stereotyping of laptop customers as “male, socially awkward and intense” has led to a low variety of women in NI finding out computing. That’s in keeping with a report from the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Evaluation (CCEA). Computing is seen as “a male-oriented area consisting

Oxford College accepts £150m from US personal fairness boss

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Multi-billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is a confidant of President Trump The biggest single donation to a UK college has been given to Oxford for a brand new institute that may examine the ethics of synthetic intelligence. Stephen Schwarzman, a US personal fairness billionaire who has suggested Republican presidents together with Donald Trump, has given the college £150m. A brand new constructing for the examine of

Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils study lesson of sea dying

Picture copyright Vicky Gentry Picture caption Vicky Gentry mentioned her son Ben Quartermaine couldn’t swim The mom of a youngster who died after being swept out to sea says she hopes college water security classes will save others from going via her anguish. Ben Quartermaine, 15, received into issue whereas swimming with a buddy close to Clacton Pier, Essex, on 26 July. He was swept out to sea by a

Additional maths A-level paper changed following leak

Picture copyright Getty Pictures An additional maths A-level paper on account of be sat by about 7,000 candidates on Thursday has been changed following the leak of an earlier examination final week. Two questions from the Edexcel A-level maths paper had been shared on social forward of it being sat on Friday. Pearson, the examination board’s dad or mum firm, says it’s changing the newest paper and an unnamed centre

Beechwood: ‘I am unable to consider the evil that occurred there’

Picture caption Survivors of the regime at Beechwood have described an atmosphere during which sexual abuse was rife For many years, younger individuals at a Nottinghamshire youngsters’s dwelling have been subjected to a regime of sexual and bodily abuse. Girls and boys have been watched whereas washing, groomed and assaulted of their beds. Laura was a type of youngsters. One of many witnesses on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual

Youngsters’s speech remedy: Name for wider help in Wales

Picture caption Flying Begin gives devoted therapists to assist with speech and language Speech and language help needs to be extra extensively accessible for youngsters in Wales, in accordance with therapists. One in 10 kids in Wales can wrestle with talking, in accordance with the Royal School of Speech and Language Therapists. It stated a programme for youngsters beneath 4 needs to be “rolled out additional” than focused areas. The

Syrian universities weakened by ‘brain-drain’, says report

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Syria has been devastated by battle and its universities are struggling to play a component within the nation’s restoration Eight years on from the beginning of the warfare, Syria’s universities are affected by corruption, under-funding and a mind drain, a report has discovered. Syria’s greater schooling system has been devastated by battle, based on Cambridge College researchers and Syrian lecturers in exile. An estimated 2,000

Canine’ eyes evolve to enchantment to people

If a canine has eyes that appear to be telling you one thing or demanding your consideration, it may very well be evolution’s approach of manipulating your emotions. Researchers have discovered that canines have developed muscular tissues round their eyes, which permit them to make expressions that significantly enchantment to people. A small facial muscle permits canine eyes to imitate an “infant-like” expression which prompts a “nurturing response”. The research