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Useful education links for July 11th through August 8th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between July 11th and August 8th: How our school leavers fare – by school and by postcode| TheDetail.tv – Academics’ bin diving ’caused by zero-hours contracts’ | News | Times Higher … Continue reading

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Useful education links for June 6th through July 5th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between June 6th and July 5th: Education ministry gives go-ahead to two-thirds of Christian faith schools – But only one in five Islamic and Hindu schools approved, say DfE figures released … Continue reading

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Useful education links for April 23rd through May 21st

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between April 23rd and May 21st: Academy chains decide where children go to school | Education | The Guardian – Academy critics say the underlying issue is that trusts are allowed … Continue reading

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Useful education links for April 13th through April 22nd

TweetThese are the education links we found interesting between April 13th and April 22nd: Suffolk teachers take time off over stress of Ofsted visits – Telegraph – The statistics have been released by Suffolk County Council following a Freedom of … Continue reading

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Useful education links for April 2nd through April 13th

TweetThese are the education links we found interesting between April 2nd and April 13th: Primary school pupils face rise in large classes – In 1998 Labour made it illegal for class sizes to go beyond 30 for children aged four … Continue reading

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Useful education links for March 4th through March 28th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between March 4th and March 28th: Next Steps Taken for data.ac.uk… | OUseful.Info, the blog… – A new unveiling this week was the HE equipment register (which I think grew out … Continue reading

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New investigations, new data and new roles at Help Me Investigate

TweetHelp Me Investigate Education has a new team of editors, brand new investigations – and lots of ideas for new ones. We’re also looking for new contributors to get involved with the website.

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Data sources for higher education – part 1

TweetInvestigating an area such as education is large enough to be half-covered even in projects such as PhDs but there are some sources which provide a helpful start. There are four central sites for higher education data: Ucas, the higher … Continue reading

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The Adjunct Project aims to promote transparency in higher ed

TweetA new U.S. website, The Adjunct Project, is looking for data on how adjunct, or contingent, faculty are treated at institutes of higher education. The best part about this is that anyone can submit data. There’s a fairly simple form … Continue reading

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Education – open data sources

TweetBefore Christmas myself and Joy Gibara from the Looked After Children Education Service in Birmingham City Council attended the Hacking education data meet up at Urban Coffee Company.  I worked in various admin and IT related education roles for quite a few years … Continue reading

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Access to Unreliable Children’s Services Data…

TweetIn early November, Paul blogged about local authorities submitting shaky figures to the Department for Education, as reported on the Channel 4 blogs. As Paul quoted and Patrick Worrall stated; “So to recap, these spending figures don’t actually reflect the … Continue reading

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How To: Find out when the Department for Education will publish its next stats report

TweetNo matter what topic you’re investigating, data will almost always play a key role. The right statistical information can answer questions you didn’t even realize you had. So it helps to have a good grasp of the data. A big part of … Continue reading

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