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How can Teachers Support Sensitive Children at School?

In almost every class, there will also be those who find learning a challenge – the children who perhaps cause teachers to wake in the night, or to feel that they are having to manage certain behaviours beyond their usual areas of expertise. In my role working to improve the educational outcomes of vulnerable children and young people – specifically ...

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The University of Law Wins Gold in First Teaching Excellence Framework

Today, the University of Law (ULaw) has been awarded a gold ranking in the government-led teaching excellence framework (Tef) – a new scheme managed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England which aims to recognise and reward excellent learning and teaching in addition to existing national quality requirements. Here’s a quick explainer on what Tef is all about. The Tef panel judged that ...

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University Conferences at Risk as Academic Speakers Refused UK Visas

When Christiana Ejura Attah, a barrister and academic from Nigeria, applied for a visa to speak at a renowned international African studies conference held at Cambridge University in September, she was denied entry to the UK. British embassy officials decided Attah was likely not to return to Nigeria, because her husband, also an academic, had been granted a visa to the same ...

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How to Make the Most of Your Social Work Master’s Course​

Challenging, fascinating and rewarding – my master’s in social work was the best thing I have ever done. It was also the toughest. Now as I begin employment, I look back on university and reflect on how to use the experience to best prepare for a career often described using the same words above. Key to getting the most out ...

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