Academies and free schools in the UK are not improving education in themselves, according to a report from the cross-party parliamentary Education Select Committee, whose findings have prompted a strong reaction from teacher unions.
Renowned historian and Yale professor Timothy Snyder captivated educators in Krakow, instantly converting them into admiring students eager to learn, as he untangled the complex and often misunderstood history of the Holocaust.
In Ireland, teacher trade unionists went out on strike on two separate days in support of their belief that every student is entitled to a fair, impartial, and transparent Junior Cycle State externally-assessed examination.
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