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Independent schools and university entry

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Ahead of this weeks' big admissions data drop, David Kernohan goes behind the headlines on applying to university from an independent school. The post Independent schools and university entry appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Higher education postcard: Royal School of Needlework

Wonkhe

This week’s card from Hugh Jones’ postbag pulls together the threads of a unique institution The post Higher education postcard: Royal School of Needlework appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Bill would fund AI training through schools, nonprofits

Higher Ed Dive

The proposed legislation would open grant eligibility for colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and libraries to support AI literacy.

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Harvard Medical School rejects U.S. News rankings

Higher Ed Dive

1 medical school for research says rankings “create perverse incentives” for institutions to submit false or misleading data. The dean of the No.

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ELT schools “won’t be affected” by VAT policy

The PIE News

The Labour leader in the UK confirmed that English language schools will be exempt from VAT tax fees put in place by the party should it win the 2024 election, English UK has said. Labour’s policy would charge VAT on fees for registered independent schools. The team confirmed they received a reply in recent days.

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High-end ELT summer schools eye untapped cohort

The PIE News

Some summer schools are beginning to offer higher-end, more tailored models because demand is shifting “away” from only offering English language teaching, said one provider. It is known as a leading “elite summer school” provider. This more comprehensive approach is being taken by London School of English too.

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Top global private schools named in Schools Index

The PIE News

The top 125 private schools worldwide have been revealed in the Schools Index 2023. Benenden has been named top UK Senior School, Cottesmore top UK Prep School, Beau Soleil best in Switzerland and Sotogrande top in the rest of Europe category.

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