One in 10 new graduates jobless

27 June 2013 Last updated at 13:51 ET By Angela Harrison Education correspondent, BBC News University leavers are taking a growing share of jobs Nearly one in 10 students were believed to be unemployed six months after graduating from UK universities in 2012, new statistics show. Men were slightly more likely than women to be...
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£100m cut for student scholarships

26 June 2013 Last updated at 12:26 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent The scholarships were launched amid worries about higher tuition fees A student scholarship programme in England created in response to fears about the impact of higher tuition fees is to have its budget heavily cut. The government’s Spending Review includes...
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School spending stays ring-fenced

26 June 2013 Last updated at 10:17 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent George Osborne announced plans for a more equal school funding forumula The schools budget for England will remain protected from budget cuts in the government’s spending review. Chancellor George Osborne also announced plans for a fairer funding formula for schools...
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Student scholarship fund £100m cut

26 June 2013 Last updated at 11:46 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent The scholarships were launched amid worries about higher tuition fees A student scholarship programme in England created in response to fears about the impact of higher tuition fees is to have its budget heavily cut. The government’s Spending Review includes...
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OECD jobs fear for unqualified youth

25 June 2013 Last updated at 10:13 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent There are calls to make sure that young people have the skills for work The poorly educated are paying the highest price for the financial crisis, says the OECD’s education adviser, Andreas Schleicher. Youngsters without qualifications now face a shrinking...
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Education Minister Andrews resigns

25 June 2013 Last updated at 15:48 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. BBC Wales political editor Betsan Powys explains the reasons behind the resignation Education Minister Leighton Andrews has resigned following a row over his defence of a school which faced closure under his own surplus places policy. Mr Andrews...
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