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Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say

Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say

Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say Universities, unions and ministers are at loggerheads over when all students should resume face-to-face teaching, calling current plans a “major blow” and claiming they make “no sense” considering course timetables. The Department for Education …

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Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met A government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops and tablets to pupils in the coronavirus pandemic has still not been met, according to the latest figures. The Department for Education (DfE) has …

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US resumes funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees Nikki Haley Jordan Republican Government Accountability Office Mike Pompeo

US resumes funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees Nikki Haley Jordan Republican Government Accountability Office Mike Pompeo

US resumes funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees Nikki Haley Jordan Republican Government Accountability Office Mike Pompeo US resumes funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees Nikki Haley Jordan Republican Government Accountability Office Mike Pompeo The Biden administration on Wednesday announced a resumption of U.S. assistance to the Palestinians including to the U.N. agency that deals with Palestinian refugees, …

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Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel

Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel

Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was asked by the president on Tuesday to try to form a new coalition government, offering a possible path for him to remain in office even as he …

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Sexual abuse in schools to be investigated in government review

Trump’s impeachment an ‘unjust and blatantly’ unconstitutional ‘witch-hunt’, ex-president’s lawyers say

Sexual abuse in schools to be investigated in government review Sexual abuse in schools to be investigated in government review An immediate review into sexual abuse in schools has been announced by the Department for Education (DfE). Ofsted will look at safeguarding policies in state and independent schools, “the extent and the severity of the issue” and ensure there are …

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U.K. Government, Sensing an Opportunity, Wraps Itself in the Flag

U.K. Government, Sensing an Opportunity, Wraps Itself in the Flag

U.K. Government, Sensing an Opportunity, Wraps Itself in the Flag U.K. Government, Sensing an Opportunity, Wraps Itself in the Flag LONDON — It started last week when the host of the BBC’s morning show mocked a cabinet minister, Robert Jenrick, for the Union Jack hanging conspicuously behind him, next to a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The flag, the host …

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Government ‘must not take student resilience for granted’, university body says in call for full return

Government ‘must not take student resilience for granted’, university body says in call for full return

Government ‘must not take student resilience for granted’, university body says in call for full return Government ‘must not take student resilience for granted’, university body says in call for full return The government has been warned not to take the “resilience” of students for granted in a call for a full return to university next month, when England’s lockdown …

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Netanyahu’s Party Leads but Faces Obstacles to Forming Government

Netanyahu’s Party Leads but Faces Obstacles to Forming Government

Netanyahu’s Party Leads but Faces Obstacles to Forming Government Netanyahu’s Party Leads but Faces Obstacles to Forming Government It was a message that resonated with many voters. “Bibi is the only leader in this country in my eyes,” said Elad Shnezik, a 24-year-old foreign-exchange trader who voted for Likud in Tzur Hadassah, a suburb west of Jerusalem. “I have never …

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Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says

Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says

Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says It will become mandatory to teach pupils in Wales about black, Asian and minority ethnic stories (Bame), the country’s government has said. It comes after Plaid Cymru last week called on Welsh history – including the history of …

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Government will not be scrapping GCSEs, education secretary says

Government will not be scrapping GCSEs, education secretary says

Government will not be scrapping GCSEs, education secretary says Government will not be scrapping GCSEs, education secretary says The government will not be getting rid of GCSEs, the education secretary has said, despite growing calls to reform national assessments at the age of 16. Gavin Williamson said on Friday the exams will be here “for an awful lot longer” as …

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