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THE END OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR
Before embarking on a blog post, I usually have a good look through the education press of the week. My typical reading includes the Guardian , the Daily Telegraph and the Times Educational Supplement in the UK and the Chronicle of Higher Education in the U...

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN THE UK
 In the wake of the terror attack in Manchester last week, there has been an inevitable run of stories in the national press about the reception foreign students are likely to receive in Britain. A well-argued case for the UK to continue welcoming students...

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LIVING IN THE JUNGLE
Firstly, my apologies for not writing anything last week. I was away from the KY campus involved in interviewing prospective sponsored students for next semester. My post this week discusses the thorny problem of living in close proximity to wildlife, feral...

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DRESS CODE FOR EXAMINATIONS
A while ago, I wrote a blog post about the student dress code at KY. I am returning to the subject today because of certain individuals who have recently turned up to AS and A2 exams inappropriately attired. I have spoken to them all individually, without, ...

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UNIVERSITY PROFILES INDEX
This week, the UK's Guardian newspaper published its latest university guide. Regular readers of my blog will know I have quoted this source before. I have favourably compared it with other guides such as the Times Higher Educational Supplement (THES). Ther...

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GETTING WORK AFTER UNIVERSITY
There has been a lot of talk recently about graduate unemployment, such as this recent article in the Daily Telegraph . Regular readers will know that I frequently post details of different league tables of the world's best-ranked universities. Only one of ...

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ADDRESSING DRESS
I used the forum of this week's Headmaster's Assembly to remind all our students of the KY Dress Code. The picture you see above is going to be displayed in every college classroom and laboratory, so that no one is in any doubt as to what is acceptable on o...

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TAKING STUDENTS OUT OF SCHOOL
There is an interesting article in the UK's Daily Telegraph, which you can read  here . The image shown above is from the same article. It deals with an issue which has beset secondary education in the UK since Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister. It was on...

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A PEEP INTO THE FUTURE
I was invited to speak as a panelist in this year's ASLI Education Summit on Tuesday, March 28. I was honoured to be in the company of Roger Schultz, Head of Alice Smith School, Bill Ironside, Principal of Sunway International School and our panel was led D...

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LEARNING STYLES
Some original research on learning styles was recently published in the Guardian online. You can read the details here . For quite a number of years, teachers have been encouraged to foster individual learning styles in their classes. This is based on the p...
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