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WATCH: Folks who swapped their careers for teaching encourage others to do the same as recruitment drive launched

A recruitment drive has been launched to find more teachers – just weeks after unions claimed the number of teachers in Buckinghamshire could fall.

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Valentine’s Day Fun at Buckingham Day Nursery

Field House Day Nursery in Tingewick Road, Buckingham has been awash with pinks and reds as the children celebrate love and friendship in time for Valentine’s Day.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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£3million cash boost for University of Buckingham project

£3million cash boost for University of Buckingham project

The University of Buckingham is set to benefit from a £3 million grant provided by the Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP), which will be used to fund the Vinson Centre for the study of Liberal Economics and Entrepreneurship.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Bucks UTC students give Winslow charity a web pressence with latest project

Bucks UTC students give Winslow charity a web pressence with latest project

Bucks UTC IT students, have given a local charity their first online presence, designing a new website as part of their ‘live’ project learning.

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Vale headteachers write to Prime Minster to issue grim warning over funding

Two concerned headteachers have issued a stark warning to the Prime Minister and Education Secretary over cuts to secondary school funding.

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Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds president Roger King with Thornton College students Mya Dowdall, Kaela Williams and Maya John, winners of the Youth Speaks competition

Public speaking success for students at rotary competition

Students from Thornton College for Girls won the senior section of this year’s Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds Youth Speaks competition.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Rehearsal for the Green Dragon Eco Farm live nativity PNL-161114-200912009

Nativity down on the farm with real animals and costumes made by Aylesbury College students delights youngsters

Pupils from East Claydon School have become the first group to take part in a unique nativity event at an eco centre.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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David and Margaret Sheppherd, from Winslow - Re: School place

Mum’s on-going fight to save son’s education

The mother of a son with special educational needs has been left furious as Bucks County Council vetoed her son’s preferred school option to, she says, save money.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Royal Latin School GCSE results day

GCSE results day round-up

Hundreds of teenagers from across the area picked up their GCSE results today (Thursday).

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