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Yorkshire university secures place in top 10 institutions nationally in prestigious guide

The University of Leeds has secured its place in the top 10 universities in the UK, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Five must buys for students this September

Are you a busy parent who is about to send their child off to university for the first time and a bit worried about what to send with them?
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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Remember the heart-warming moment when Yorkshire teenager Mushy Asghar overcame his stammer on national TV?

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The Leeds University Pen pal scheme at St Marks Gateway Church. PIC: Simon Hulme

Reece Parker: Students as a force for social good

The relationship between permanent members of a local community, and students who reside there only during term-time, is often frayed.

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ADULT LEARNING: The new website helps students of all ages pick up new skills.

Website plan to help adults study in Leeds

Education and career development learning opportunities for adults have been given a boost with a ‘one-stop shop’ website.

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TRAGEDY: Student Harry Loker whose death is being investigated.

Family ‘broken’ by Leeds student’s death

A family has paid tribute to their “devoted son, brother and perfect grandson” after the “unexplained” death of a Leeds Beckett University student.

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Headteacher Mike Roper with Farsley Celtic U-19 players. PIC: Tony Johnson

School and Leeds football team unite to offer qualifications for sporty youngsters

A yorkshire secondary school is offering footballers the chance to earn two A-level equivalents in their sport after teaming up with a local football side.

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Headteacher Mike Roper plays head tennis with Nasir Friz in the corridor at  Allerton Grange School, which has gone into partnership with Farsley Celtic. Picture Tony Johnson.

Secondary hopes for big score with new course

A yorkshire secondary school is offering footballers the chance to earn two A-level equivalents in their sport after teaming up with a local football team.

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Pupils from across Yorkshire taking part in an ACES summer camp.

Yorkshire schools get to grips with sporting drive to tackle obesity

A Yorkshire sports education company has launched a major campaign to help schools across the region fulfil new government guidelines designed to tackle obesity among young children.

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Wakefield City Academy

National Audit Office asked to investigate Wakefield City Academies Trust

An MP has asked the National Audit Office to investigate the collapse of an academy trust which has pulled out of running 21 Yorkshire schools.

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Bob Cryan Vice Chancellor of Huddersfield University.

University bosses under fire as huge pay increases are revealed

The vice-chancellor of a Yorkshire university has had his pay increased by more than half, it has emerged, as new analysis shows that dozens of institutions have seen their leaders’ wage packets rise by more than a fifth in five years.

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Huddersfield University leader Professor Bob Cryan has had his salary frozen for four years at his own request. Picture: Guzelian

The staggering rise of payments to university leaders

Dozens of universities have seen their leader's pay packets rise by more than a fifth in five years, according to a new analysis.
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NEW ERA: Primary principal Justine Oldham, (front) with staff and pupils celebrating the opening of their new school.

New Leeds school set to ‘transform’ city education

A new school set to “transform education” in an area of Leeds has opened its doors to its first reception class.

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George Biddle.

By George! Leeds graduate’s new app is winning top marks

University of Leeds graduate George Biddle is putting his entrepreneurial skills to good use with a digital venture that definitely gets the job done.

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School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Pupils aged 11 to 16 are to be given strategies for “coping with modern life” as part of a new programme in schools.

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Video: Delve into the sewers of Harrogate - the blockage hotspot

As Harrogate continues to be a hotspot for blocked sewers, Yorkshire Water offered the Harrogate Advertiser an exclusive visit to one of the town’s problem areas, to uncover the some of the murky myths behind our wastewater system and find out exactly what we should and shouldn’t be flushing down the toilet...

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Ministers under fire over academy chain collapse

WEST YORKSHIRE MPs have accused the Government of “incompetence” over the collapse of an academy chain leaving questions over the future of 21 schools.

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Minister hits back at claims that colleges’ funding is being eroded

Minister hits back at claims that colleges’ funding is being eroded

AN EDUCATION Minister has maintained funding for pre-16 schooling will remain a “priority” after claims that support for students at the region’s colleges is being cut due to financial pressures.

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Education Secretary Justine Greening

Ministers 'incompetent' over Wakefield academies collapse - MPs

YORKSHIRE MPs have accused the Government of "incompetence" over the collapse of an academy chain leaving questions over the future management of 21 schools.
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South Yorkshire students are due to get their GCSE results today

Teaching chief’s academies anger

The ex-president of the National Union of Teachers has warned that the education of children is too important to be entrusted to organisations that “can just walk away” after a Wakefield academy chain revealed it is is to offload all 21 of its schools.

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