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education, technology, skills, universities, colleges, research, digital
education, technology, skills, universities, colleges, research, digital

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If you're a gadget fiend who craves home brew with added wifi connectivity, MiniBrew​ could be your expensive new toy. Designed to take the hassle out of small batch beer brewing, their machine isn't cheap but it does reduce brewing time and increase quality. Clever stuff - it just depends on whether you think the mystery of doing it yourself is all part of the fun... Have a great weekend, everyone.
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1,275 YouTube​ accounts with 100,000+ subscribers are based in the UK - but can these stars steal us away from TV?
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What makes people become teachers? And why do so many of them quit? Are they just in it for the holidays? Popular misconceptions unpicked.
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Three quarters of universities are breaching consumer law by failing to tell students what their fees will buy them.
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Part-time students feel squeezed out by universities obsessed with teenagers - they feel sidelined by their institutions and are crying out for more flexibility to cope with their studies.
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Open for collaboration? In our latest podcast project officer Mafalda Picarra describes some recently produced resources to support development of effective Open Access policies.
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Widespread use of government cash to subsidise low wages on apprenticeships for older learners has “got to stop”, says Sir Michael Wilshaw of Ofsted​.
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Teachers need time to be human, says Mary Bousted of the ATL teaching union. Stressed teachers are being reduced to tears when they should be valued as a precious resource.
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UK researchers will now benefit from an innovative open access agreement between Jisc and Springer Nature, reducing costs and administration of meeting OA mandate requirements https://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/innovative-open-access-agreement-between-springer-and-jisc-22-oct-2015
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School is not a rehearsal for life. It’s the real thing. Should headteachers be more flexible over term-time holidays?
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