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Tories: Make teachers tougher and smarter

By staff Teachers should be better educated before they are given classes, the Tories have suggested. In a keynote speech outlining the party’s education policies, shadow educations secretary Michael Gove also said teachers would be given more robust powers to deal with pupil misbehaviour. “A Conservative government will give every child the kind of… Read more »

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Mandelson wants students pickier – and poorer

By Alex Stevenson Peter Mandelson has called on universities to help students be pickier – but backed proposals to increase tuition fees further. The business secretary’s framework for higher education focuses on introducing more competition between universities, who will be forced to fight for contestable funding. Key areas such as science, technology, engineering and maths… Read more »