British men earn 20 per cent more if a parent went to university

The children of graduates earn far more than those whose parents had a high-school education even when they achieve the same qualifications, a study has found

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TIME Mag Highlights Problems with Tenure, Unions Lash Out

TIME Mag Highlights Problems with Tenure, Unions Lash Out
Educators across America are up in arms over a new TIME Magazine cover that highlights Silicon Valley education reform efforts while simultaneously criticizing bad teachers.
The cover, released online this week with the print edition set to enter stores on November 3, reads “Rotten Apples,” following with “It’s nearly impossible to fire a bad teacher…

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day (Routledge Key Guides) (Paperback) newly tagged "education"

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day (Routledge Key Guides) (Paperback) newly tagged "education" Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day (Routledge Key Guides) (Paperback)By David Edward Cooper Buy new: $29.4258 used and new from $9.93 Customer Rating: First tagged “education” by Nathan Clifton Customer tags: philosophy of education(2), theory, reference, education, little philosophers piaget, hilosophers piaget

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Beau Lotto #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

Beau Lotto #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

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Beau Lotto #DevLearn Keynote MindmapBeau Lotto gave a very interesting keynote that built from perceptual phenomena to a lovely message on learning.

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Charts: Teachers = Teamsters?

Charts: Teachers = Teamsters?

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There's lots to learn from Mike Antonucci's new Education Next piece on the rise and (projected) fall of teacher union membership and influence in America — Antonucci manages to be both critical and sympathetic-seeming at the same time — but this chart is a good place to start. Used with permission…

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Ambitious sixth-formers: teaching needs you!

Its hard work, but if you like a challenge and want to have a positive impact on young people, teaching could be for you Read more on studying education Continue reading…

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STRIPPED (The Ferro Family) (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college"

STRIPPED (The Ferro Family) (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "college" STRIPPED (The Ferro Family) (Kindle Edition)By H.M. Ward Buy new: $5.99 Customer Rating: First tagged “college” by Customer tags: hm ward, new adult, romance, college

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Greek Letters at a Price

Greek Letters at a Price

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Greek Letters at a PriceLooking to join a sorority? You’ll need time and money to spare. And don’t be late for meetings and events (there’s a fine for that).

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Areas of Focus for Learning Analytics Tools

Areas of Focus for Learning Analytics ToolsI am participating in a MOOC around learning analytics.   We are in week 2 and I am already a little behind, but one of the week 1 competencies was to be able to identify proprietary and open source tools commonly used in learning analytics.We were provided a tool called Learning Analytics: Tool Matrix and our activity is to add to it…

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A Blunderful Joyride: Memoirs of a Driving Instructor (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "education"

A Blunderful Joyride: Memoirs of a Driving Instructor (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "education" A Blunderful Joyride: Memoirs of a Driving Instructor (Kindle Edition)By Tony J Lemmon Buy new: $2.99 Customer Rating: First tagged “education” by M. Crawford “theMammaof3″ Customer tags: tony j lemmon, drivers education, education, humor

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