Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school | World news

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school | World news

Russia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations. The US ambassador, Jon Huntsman, called the decision to deny visas to 30 teachers at the Anglo-American school “unfortunate” and said it would “affect over 1,100 students and their families, […]

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Building vocational skills can give young offenders a second chance

Building vocational skills can give young offenders a second chance

By AMADO PHILIP DE ANDRESMore by this Author A 2018 Kenya National Bureau of Statistics survey shows that seven million Kenyans were unemployed with 1.4 million of them desperately seeking work. Most countries in eastern Africa are grappling with unemployment and have sought to impart vocational skills to utilise young energetic minds and also prevent […]

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Lecturer, 29, who went to GP with buzzing in ear can now no longer speak or walk

Lecturer, 29, who went to GP with buzzing in ear can now no longer speak or walk

A man who went to visit his GP after noticing a buzzing sound in his ear has been left unable to speak, eat or walk. Michael Lewis-Walton, 29, was stunned when a scan found a 3cm hemangioblastoma, a rare tumour on his brain stem formed mainly of blood vessels, the Liverpool Echo reports. Despite the […]

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The misogynists might finally learn to behave if their actions are outlawed | Catherine Bennett | Opinion

The misogynists might finally learn to behave if their actions are outlawed | Catherine Bennett | Opinion

A n exceptionally abundant glut of sexual harassment news may have overshadowed a significant victory for students at Warwick University, which, thanks to its administration’s complacency over sexist abuse, has come to occupy a prominent place in the misogyny league tables. As any female undergraduate can tell you, this is a highly competitive field, but only […]

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Teacher jailed for 20 years after having sex with boy, 13, says 'I'm a good person'

Teacher jailed for 20 years after having sex with boy, 13, says ‘I’m a good person’

A former teacher jailed for 20 years after admitting having sex multiple times with a 13-year-old boy says she is a “good and genuine person”. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty to the sexual encounters with the student after beginning to communicate with him over text. She has been sentenced to two decades behind bars but […]

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Teacher who had sex with student, 13, ‘groomed other kids with nude pics’

Teacher who had sex with student, 13, ‘groomed other kids with nude pics’

A teacher who had sex with a 13-year-old student may also have been targeting other pupils with nude pictures of herself. Perverted Brittany Zamora, 27, had sex with the student in her car and touched each other at the back of the classroom while other pupils watched a video, court documents claim. She was arrested […]

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Free shoes and socks for govt school students from next year in Tamil Nadu, thousands to benefit

The decision attracted criticism from a number of experts in the education sector. (Representative image) In a welcome step, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free socks and shoes to government school students from the next academic year. It is in addition to various welfare schemes announced by the government earlier. As per […]

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Kin say student in need of surgery after assault at Nairobi School

Kin say student in need of surgery after assault at Nairobi School

By AMINA WAKOMore by this Author By OUMA WANZALAMore by this Author Education officials have opened investigations into bullying claims that have rocked Nairobi School after a parent said her son was left needing surgery from injuries inflicted by prefects. The team includes four officers from Teachers Service Commission, six from the Nairobi regional education […]

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Abolish Eton: Labour groups aim to strip elite schools of privileges | Education

Abolish Eton: Labour groups aim to strip elite schools of privileges | Education

Labour activists are aiming to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s likely election as Conservative leader with an aggressive campaign against his old school, Eton, and other elite private schools in England. The group, Labour Against Private Schools, is circulating a motion for the party’s conference in September that would commit a Labour government to stripping fee-paying […]

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DfE to unveil new category of higher technical qualifications | Education

DfE to unveil new category of higher technical qualifications | Education

The education secretary, Damian Hinds, has said he wants to overcome the snobbery of middle-class parents towards studying advanced technical qualifications, as the government unveils a seal of approval designed to improve the status and visibility of such courses. The Department for Education is to announce a new category of higher technical qualifications (HTQs) as […]

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