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A range of ways to help students gain vital international experience from overseas study and work placements was set out today in a report commissioned by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts

Changes announced today to the allocation of university places increase the focus on putting students at the heart of system

A private equity firm has bought a UK college with its own degree-awarding powers - in a groundbreaking deal for the UK's higher education sector

 

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A partnership agreement signed during the Prime Minister’s visit to Malaysia cements the education relationship enjoyed by both nations

 

A pilot scheme that will give local people a real say in decisions about their local adult learning courses and bring better value for money for taxpayers has been announced today

 

A best practice report on apprenticeships for young people launched by Ofsted today has found that those who had completed work experience, course tasters or vocational study were more likely to make good progress in their apprenticeship than those starting straight from school without it

 

HEFCE will allocate £5.3 billion to 129 universities and higher education colleges and 186 directly funded further education colleges for the academic year 2012-13

 

Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning John Hayes today welcomed the interim report of the independent review of professionalism in the further education and skills sector

 

Sheffield Hallam University has had a fresh endorsement of its green credentials by reaching a new certificate for its energy management

 

“The wholesale privatisation of our education system is coming another big step closer” said Unison, the UK’s largest union today (26 March)

 

The Government has today announced student finance arrangements for Higher Education in 2013/14.

 

UK-based student management system provider Perspective believes that the latest report into the failings of the government’s new Bursary Funding programme for young, poorer students illustrates that the government has made a mistake in removing the Educational Maintenance Allowance

 

A centre that will promote environmental improvements and undertake research into reducing the impact of the built environment is to be launched at Leeds Metropolitan University

 

The number of adults with poor numeracy skills has reached 17 million in England alone – very nearly half the working-age population. The figure has increased by nearly two million over the last eight years (from 47% to 49%) and is a disturbing indictment of national attitudes to numeracy, according to a new charity, National Numeracy, launched today

 

University heads are warning that the tightening of student visa rules risks undermining the drive to raise income from overseas students

 

A report published today calls for universities to be at the heart of the economy to promote growth in the UK and improve the employability of our graduates

 

The Government drive to cut red tape and give organisations greater freedom has been boosted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) decision that further education colleges should no longer be classified as part of central government, Skills Minister John Hayes announced today

 

Skills Minister John Hayes today set out the funding available to those undertaking initial teacher education (ITE) to teach in the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector

 

The number of full-time undergraduate courses on offer at UK universities has fallen by more than a quarter (27%) since 2006, according to a report published today by UCU

 

Today the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will unveil a pioneering scheme to get 16- and 17-year-olds who are out of work and not in education, earning or learning again

 

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