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China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs

China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs

China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs Graduation was fast approaching, but Yang Xiaomin, a 21-year-old college student in northeastern China, skipped her university’s job fair. Nor did she look for positions on her own. She didn’t think she had a chance of landing one. “Some jobs won’t even …

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MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says

<p>Students are set to get lateral flow tests as they return to school next term</p>

MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says The government has told schools regulatory approval is not needed for a key part of their testing plan aimed at keeping students in classrooms. Under a new scheme, close contacts of a positive coronavirus …

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Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled

<p>Ministers have said they recognise ‘this is an anxious time for students’</p>

Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Schoolchildren and their teachers, it’s fair to say, have not had it easy over the course of the past few months. Forced from the classroom and into online lessons back in March, …

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What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools? What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools? “When we look at what’s happened in the U.K. and think about this new variant, and we see all the case numbers going up, we have to remember it in the context of schools being open with virtually no modification at all,” …

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Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn

Concerns have been raised over the use of lateral flow devices (LFDs) in schools

Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn Experts have cast doubt over a new coronavirus testing scheme for schools, warning it “may increase rather than decrease” cases. Plans were announced last month for a round of mass testing of …

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Government facing legal action amid claims it is ‘forcing low-income and Bame children into schools’

<p>The government is facing legal action over guidance the Good Law Project says ‘forces’ low-income and Bame children into schools during lockdown</p>

Government facing legal action amid claims it is ‘forcing low-income and Bame children into schools’ Government facing legal action amid claims it is ‘forcing low-income and Bame children into schools’ The government is facing a legal challenge as campaigners claim children from low-income and black, Asian and minority ethnic (Bame) families are being “forced” into schools during England’s lockdown. The …

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Schools told not to limit key worker children numbers onsite amid concerns over demand for places

Schools in England have been told not to limit the number of key workers’ children onsite during lockdown

Schools told not to limit key worker children numbers onsite amid concerns over demand for places Schools told not to limit key worker children numbers onsite amid concerns over demand for places Schools should not limit the number of key workers’ children onsite during England’s lockdown, the government has said amid concerns over the demand for places.   Fears about …

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UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages

UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages

UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a strict new national lockdown on Monday as Britain’s desperate race to vaccinate its population risked being overtaken by a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that was on track to overwhelm the nation’s …

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‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools

Attendance in English state schools increased on 3 December from week before, latest DfE figures show

‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools ‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools School leaders and teachers have expressed concerns over the planned reopening of schools, as unions called for a delay and councils moved to defy government. One multi-academy trust chief executive told The Independent that most school …

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Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide The concept quickly spread to Fox stations in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, all of which joined with local school districts or teacher unions to put teachers on television. (The initiative ended in Houston and Washington after the …

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