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27.01.15

73% of newly qualified teachers have “considered quitting”

Heavy workloads have promoted nearly three quarters of newly qualified teachers to consider quitting, according to a new survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers. Of those surveyed, 30% cited “teacher bashing” in the press...

27.01.15

Graduate vacancies predicted to rise by 11.9% this year

44.8% of employers had unfilled vacancies in 2013/14 IT/Telecoms sector has the highest predicted growth, followed by the Public Sector, Construction and Engineering 72.7% of AGR members plan to offer school leaver opportunities in 2014/15 ...

26.01.15

Labour party proposes new tax on graduates

The Labour Party is reported to be considering cutting tuition fees by a third, in a pledge that could cost as much as £10 billion over the next Parliament and leave new graduates paying higher taxes. Read more: The Telegraph

26.01.15

Student loans: “government has severely underestimated cost of repayments”

The cost of repaying a student loan could be up to £40,000 more than government estimates, analysis, compiled by RedSTART has suggested. Read more: The Telegraph

26.01.15

Private school pupils outperform state school counterparts in A-levels

Privately educated pupils achieve nearly 30% of all A* grades, despite forming of 13.6% of all A-level entries, new figures from Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) have shown. Read more: The Telegraph