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The Guardian reports amidst the handwringing over the effect of Brexit on the UK’s universities, we need to contemplate our place in a future global economy driven by technology and innovation.… Read the rest
HEFCE has welcomed the Universities Minister Jo Johnson’s praise for the success of Higher Education Innovation Funding and the important contribution it will make to delivering the Government’s Industrial Strategy across the country.
A review of a HEFCE programme which funds development projects in the higher education sector has found significant benefits for students, the economy and society, with funding expected to return up to £12 in value for every pound invested.
Knowledge exchange activity on the part of UK universities continued to grow in 2015-16. Income from knowledge exchange in England grew by 3 per cent, with income across the UK reaching a record £4.2 billion in total, according to HEFCE’s annual ‘Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction’ report.
In the second phase of the Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund managed by HEFCE, 27 projects have been awarded a total of £4.9 million to develop new degree apprenticeships. The projects, and the 63 universities and colleges involved, have now been announced.
News from UNICEF, Press releases, News notes, Media advisories, Statements
SANA’A, Yemen, 16 October 2017 – “He is very weak and cannot even walk anymore. He’s lost so much weight.” Muhammad, 50, is desperate when he reaches the mobile medical team. He came on foot, carrying his feather-light son, Yahya, 4, in his arms. Muhammad has seen other children in his village die from malnutrition and he’s terrified the same fate awaits his son.
DOMINICA, 13 October, 2017 – Deltin Eugene, 16, stares at the chalkboard at the front of what used to be his classroom at the Goodwill Secondary School. The only words written there are “Friday 15 September 2017”. It was the last day he and more than 18,000 other students in Dominica went to school.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 28 September 2017 – Since August 25 2017, more than 429,000 Rohingya refugees, over 240,000 of them children, have fled Rakhine State in Myanmar into Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh.
QHOLAQHOE, Lesotho, 27 September 2017 – The road to Qholaqhoe High School, perched on an isolated mountaintop in northern Lesotho, is long and rocky. Here and there, a peach tree blossoms pink or white against the drought-parched yellow hills. Dotted between the aluminum-sided shacks and the round thatched-roof houses is the occasional backyard gravestone.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and COJÍMAR, Cuba, 22 September 2017 – From 6–10 September, Hurricane Irma tore through the islands of the Caribbean, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The category 5 storm was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean.
From passengers to operators and retailers, everyone is in favour of a more intuitive and seamless travel experience. The Co-Active project will contribute to making this a reality. Initiatives include facilitating the purchase, exchange and refund of tickets for multimodal products and services through a 'one-stop-shop'.
The detection of gravitational waves in 2015 provided groundbreaking information about the Universe. Building on this discovery, EU-funded scientists have now detected waves at three observatories, a first in astrophysics, making it possible to locate the signals origin and better apply the data they provide.
EU-funded researchers are carrying out a comprehensive analysis of urban food-sharing schemes, examining how they embrace modern technologies like the internet and smart phones. The worldwide study could help people living in cities make more sustainable use of food resources.
EU-funded researchers have developed and tested a way to make human heart valve implants more tolerable and longer lasting, enabling recipients of all ages to avoid follow-up surgery and live largely normal lives, cutting hospital stays and healthcare costs.
How safe is your personal data? How do you know? With our various connected devices, our extensive browsing histories and all the apps running on our smartphones, it's hard to keep tabs on the details we might be making available willingly or unwittingly. An EU-funded project has set out to help people monitor and control their privacy online.
Education Secretary Justine Greening announced in March that compulsory sex and relationships education will be introduced in all secondary schools, and relationships education in all primaries, from 2019....
An inquiry into school transport by the disability charity Contact examined the policies of 59 local authorities and found that 51 per cent did not comply with the law. These included policies that wrongly...
A report by London Councils into demand for school places found that the number of pupils with either SEND statements or education, health and care plans has risen by 22 per cent since 2010 in the capital,...
A survey of 780 head teachers conducted by the Family and Childcare Trust and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) found that 83 per cent were concerned with the school readiness of some pupils...
Among concerns raised by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the use of restraint on disabled young people in the youth justice system and an increase in incidents of bullying,...