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MP campaigns to launch Croydon ‘multiversity’

MP campaigns to launch Croydon ‘multiversity’

Gavin Barwell, MP for Croydon Central, led a delegation of senior Croydon councillors on Wednesday to meet David Willetts, Minister for Universities, to push for the establishment of a new ‘multiversity’ in Croydon.…

Threat of closure to Family Learning Centre

Threat of closure to Family Learning Centre

A family learning centre in Lewisham could close next month, due to 20 per cent cuts in the Council’s Children’s Centre budget.…

Schools fare badly in value-for-money survey

Schools fare badly in value-for-money survey

The Skinners’ Company’s School for Girls in Hackney received the worst value-for-money rating for any comprehensive school offering A-level courses in England in 2010, according to official data released by Michael Gove, the education secretary.…

East London councils protect Sure Start centres for 2011

East London councils protect Sure Start centres for 2011

East London councils have issued statements saying that no Sure Start centres face closure or reduced opening hours, at least in 2011…

Paid internships for sixth-formers

Paid internships for sixth-formers

This week, all state school A-level leavers in the Tower Hamlets borough can apply for a paid internship in the summer at the top City firms.…

Three schools among UK’s most improved

Three schools among UK’s most improved

Three Tower Hamlets secondary schools are among the 50 most improved in the UK, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Education.…

New site for Bow School of Maths and Computing

New site for Bow School of Maths and Computing

The Bow School of Maths and Computing will receive a new home as part of Tower Hamlets Council’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.…

Universities defend international student visa

Universities defend international student visa

Students and academics are being asked to sign a petition to protest against the end of the post-study work visa for non-EU residents.…

The Holocaust viewed through eyes of children

The Holocaust viewed through eyes of children

The Broadway Theatre has offered its stage to young children from primary and secondary schools in Lewisham. The performers impressed everyone with a special show in honour of victims of the Holocaust.…

Croydon’s Quest Academy gets £14.5 million

Croydon’s Quest Academy gets £14.5 million

The Quest Academy will receive £14.5 million of capital funding, the Government has announced.…