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Changing History: Cleo Snake Death Debunked?

Changing History: Cleo Snake Death Debunked?

Most of us learned about the fascinating history of the Egyptians when we were at school. Obviously we don't know everything there is to know about the Pharaohs and pyramids, but i ...

Panic Over: PM says Free School Meals Won’t be Cut

Panic Over: PM says Free School Meals Won’t be Cut

Over the past couple of week, you might have heard something about free school meals and how the government plans to cut them in the next spending review, in November. This would m ...

English Schools to Offer Lessons on Human Rights

English Schools to Offer Lessons on Human Rights

A human rights programme that is currently being taught to more than a million students in the US and around the world has been brought to schools in England. The programme, Speak ...

Facebook Partners up to Develop Education System

Facebook Partners up to Develop Education System

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been openly expressing his interest in education since he donated $100 million (£65.5 million) to the Newark school since in New Jersey. Last year, ...

LeBron James ‘Promises’ 2,000+ College Scholarships

LeBron James ‘Promises’ 2,000+ College Scholarships

For those of you who don't know, LeBron James is a basketball star who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the US. He is known around the world for his skills on the court - and a ...

Barber Cuts Kids’ Hair for Free as They Read to Him

Barber Cuts Kids’ Hair for Free as They Read to Him

If you can encourage kids to read, then you're all right by us. And with children all over the world getting ready to go back to school, Courtney Holmes in Dubuque in Iowa has come ...

World Donates Books to Boy with Love of Reading

World Donates Books to Boy with Love of Reading

A true love of reading is not all that common, so when you recognise it in someone - especially a child - you should nurture it and help it grow. Ron Lynch, a postman from Sandy, U ...

Schools Improving, According to Ofsted

In a week that has had the news filled with talk of teacher strikes, some great news about schools has been unveiled - over three-quarters of the schools in England have boasted rapid improvements that have even been commended by the Ofsted Chief Inspector. Sir Michael Wilshaw - who openly acknowledges that his strict approach to boosting the school system has not made him “the most popular man in the educa ...

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New Pay Policies to Reward Best Teachers

A new policy means that schools will now have the power to reward their best teachers - through their wage packet. The policy, put in place at the beginning of this term, enables headteachers to link their teachers’ pay with their performance in the classroom - something that academies already were able to do. The changes to the system were recommended by the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB), when they s ...

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Video Games Can Improve Children’s Development

For years parents have been telling their children that they can’t play their computer games for too long because it’s bad for them. How do you think they are going to feel when children find out that some studies published recently suggest just the opposite? It has long since been drilled into us that video-games aren’t good for our health - violent games especially being thought to be linked with aggressi ...

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University Application Process to be Upgraded

Fifty years ago a system was devised and launched into action by the “University and College Admission Service” to accommodate the then small number of students who wished to proceed from secondary school into higher education. The application process imposed, required students to enter personal details, a short explanation as to why they wanted to study the course they were applying for and the grades that ...

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Daily Diamond – Officially launched

Hi everyone, Welcome to the Daily Diamond! We're a new media publication aimed at providing positive, unbiased news in contrast to the doom and gloom of the mainstream media. It's been a long journey getting to this point and we have lots of news to share with you over the coming days, months and years. We hope you enjoy the site and if you any questions or a story you might interest us, please e-mail at he ...

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Point Blank Music College Wins Back Border Licence

Point Blank Music College in Hackney, London, has won back its licence to sponsor International students, after it had it revoked by the UK Border Agency  in March, thus forcing non-UK and non-EU students to find a new college or depart the United Kingdom. The Home Office agreed to reinstate the licence at the North London college after an inspection earlier this month showed that the institution has made s ...

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Training Teachers for a Better Tomorrow

More hands-on experience, less tuition costs, less written work. As part of a scheme that was introduced last year, this is what the government offers to people who are looking to train as teachers. School Direct was created to run alongside current teacher training programmes to help combat the worry of a teacher shortage. The government also hopes that the scheme will encourage more people to become inter ...

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