Education

Oxford College rejection letter become artwork

Picture copyright Louisa Saunders Picture caption Claudia Vulliamy had utilized to Wadham Faculty at Oxford College to check Classics; upon receiving her rejection letter she turned it into a bit of artwork A bit of summary artwork comprised of a pupil’s rejection letter from Oxford College has gone viral on Twitter. Claudia Vulliamy, from London, utilized to check classics in September at Wadham Faculty. However when the 18-year-old acquired her

Oxford College faculty sorry for rejection e mail errors

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption The rejection emails might have elicited extra sighs than ordinary An Oxford College faculty has apologised after sending rejected potential undergraduates particulars of all their fellow unsuccessful candidates. Hertford College despatched out rejection emails, however included copies of letters with the names, addresses and topics of all of the failed candidates. The faculty was shortly advised, Principal Will Hutton stated, and requested recipients to

Numerical GCSE grades create confusion

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption A publicity drive is required to clarify the brand new grades, says Ofqual There’s widespread confusion about England’s new GCSE grading system, says the exams regulator Ofqual. Beginning this summer season, GCSE grades A* to G might be phased out in favour of grades numbered from 9 to at least one. Nevertheless, round 70% of greater than 400 dad and mom and pupils surveyed by

Southern Rail strikes depart school lessons ‘half empty’

College students who depend on Southern Rail trains to get to varsity have advised Newsbeat strikes on the community depart lessons “half empty”. Six day-long stoppages are taking place this month in a row over who ought to function practice doorways. It is the newest in a collection of strikes which were occurring for a 12 months. One senior instructor’s advised Newsbeat there are actually considerations “throughout the area” about

Safety fraud poses ‘public danger’

Picture copyright iStock Picture caption There are “important threats” from a scarcity of management over fraud in safety The top of an examination board is warning that undetected fraud within the safety trade is turning into a “danger to public security”. Raymond Clarke, chief govt of Trade , is asking for harder scrutiny to stop fraud in office . And when it applies to safety workers, he says, such fraud

Llandudno Ysgol Maelgwn trainer ‘taped boy to chair’

Picture copyright Google A trainer from Conwy county taped an eight-year-old boy to a chair by his naked ankles for fidgeting, a disciplinary panel has been instructed. Matthew Brown, 38, later instructed the top trainer of Ysgol Maelgwn, Llandudno Junction, he did it as a joke however realised he had acted foolishly. He was accused of unacceptable skilled conduct at an Schooling Workforce Council listening to in Ewloe. Mr Brown

Booster hassle

Picture copyright Thinkstock New guidelines on youngster automobile seats are set to come back into drive after March subsequent yr and have left many mother and father confused about what they should use. Modifications are being made to the burden and top at which a baby shall be allowed to make use of a backless booster seat. Nevertheless, mother and father is not going to want to interchange automobile seats

Barnardo’s: Make intercourse and relationship classes obligatory

Picture copyright Thinkstock Obligatory intercourse and relationship classes for all faculty youngsters must be launched by the Welsh Authorities, Barnardo’s Cymru has mentioned. The youngsters’s charity mentioned a survey of 11 to 15-year-olds within the UK confirmed three quarters (74%) questioned believed they’d be safer with age-appropriate classes. Extra safety is required for on-line grooming and exploitation, it mentioned. The Welsh Authorities mentioned intercourse schooling was already a part of

New York to scrap tuition charges for center class

Picture copyright iStock Picture caption Younger folks from one million households are anticipated to be eligible for the charge assist New York is planning one of many largest schemes on this planet to abolish tuition charges for college kids. The US state needs to increase free tuition to middle-class households, in addition to the deprived, with younger folks in nearly one million households anticipated to be eligible. It is going

The entrance line

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption Academics are sometimes the primary to note adjustments within the wellbeing of their pupils, say heads Faculties have lengthy been are on the entrance line in terms of figuring out and serving to youngsters with psychological heath issues. However some heads surprise how for much longer they’ll proceed to supply in-school counselling and mentoring as budgets flatline and prices rise. At Whalley Vary Excessive College