Helping you to keep up with the latest news from the education industry

edition 43 | 26-05-17

In the UK

How to discuss the Manchester attack with your pupils

Discussing the attack in the safety of the classroom can help pupils process their feelings.

Would you pass GCSE maths? Take the quiz

Thousands of teenagers across the country are due to sit their GCSE maths exams this week - but how well do you know your quadratic to your simultaneous equations?

Gender pay gap in academia will take 40 years to close

Union report attributes gap to the under-representation of women at senior levels in universities

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Young children's maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis

Fidget spinners: What is the new craze banned in schools across the nation?

They are marketed as a stress-reliever to help children with learning difficulties concentrate in class.

In the US

FBI investigates possible hate crime in student's fatal stabbing

The FBI is investigating whether the fatal stabbing by a student is a hate crime.

At 43, Goodwill Helped Her Get A High School Diploma

At 43 years old, Katina Johnson is planning her high school graduation part.

Nicki Minaj Offers to Pay Over a Dozen Fans’ Student Loans on Twitter

Rapper Nicki Minaj spent Saturday night teaching her fans a life lesson: It pays to get good grades.

D.C. approves new charter schools: Most seats for middle grades

The D.C. Public Charter School Board approved three new charter schools this week, including an all-boys middle school and an adult education campus.

Inmates learn Braille in hopes of getting work after prison

Inside a prison workshop, several inmates tap away at what look like old typewriters.

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