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New habitat management course woefully inadequate, says sector

The removal of gamekeeping and wildlife management courses from the education syllabus by 2023 has been described by the rural sector as “deeply concerning” in an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi. The letter states the removal of the Land & Wildlife course within the new T Level system will… Read more »

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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Private schools 'will suffer' in recession
Private schools ‘will suffer’ in recession

Private schools providing may have to close or merge due to the recession, educators were warned today. Attendees of the Wellington-Marlborough preparatory heads conference were warned by Haysmacintyre partner Noble Hanlon. “If it gets very serious, [prep schools] will have to close, or merge,” Mr Halon said. “Prep schools don’t have big resources; they tend… Read more »

Private school education even more popular
Private schools gain momentum

The drift towards private schools in Britain’s education system is quickening, with new research showing more parents would prefer to get their children out of the comprehensive system. Research by pollsters Ipsos Mori for the Independent Schools Council found 57 per cent of parents revealing they would prefer their children to attend private school if… Read more »