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ERASMUS at 30: what next?

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

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Why your big brother has an advantage in life

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

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How will Brexit affect European students and UK’s higher education? - Opinion

Reduced funding, restricted access to talent, and potentially visa requirements imposed on EU-nationals, will have a catastrophic impact on UK universities.Such changes will undermine the UK’s industrial base and the reputation of our world class universities.

Reduced funding, restricted access to talent, and potentially visa requirements imposed on EU-nationals, will have a catastrophic impact on UK universities.Such changes will undermine the UK’s industrial base and the reputation of our world class universities.

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Top UK university seeks Professor of Lego

Cambridge University is advertising the ideal job for people who like to play around at work. Applications from those working in the field of play and playfulness are particularly welcome.

Cambridge University is advertising the ideal job for people who like to play around at work. Applications from those working in the field of play and playfulness are particularly welcome.

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Erasmus at 30: what it is and how it works

The flagship EU mobility initiative is 30 years old. Research has suggested it is the best way to get a good job - and a partner.

The flagship EU mobility initiative is 30 years old. Research has suggested it is the best way to get a good job - and a partner.

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Thousands brush up on their calligraphy in Tokyo to start the new year

Thousands of people brushed up their calligraphy as they gathered and competed in the traditional Kaikizome (literally ‘first writings’) of the New Year on Thursday (January…

Thousands of people brushed up their calligraphy as they gathered and competed in the traditional Kaikizome (literally ‘first writings’) of the New Year on Thursday (January…

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Japan: Abacus event at shrine

Children took part in a New Year abacus calculation event held at a shrine in Osaka, western Japan.

Children took part in a New Year abacus calculation event held at a shrine in Osaka, western Japan.

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Sweden addresses long-term unemployment risks

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

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Beard of bees

Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.

Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.

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Going Dutch - an education system which caters for all

One of the specifics of the Dutch system is that primary school education starts at the early age of four and lasts until the age of twelve. In the "Windmill School", first thing in the morning, the p

One of the specifics of the Dutch system is that primary school education starts at the early age of four and lasts until the age of twelve. In the "Windmill School", first thing in the morning, the p

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Visser: Teamwork & Responsibility

Roger Visser is headmaster at the Nijmegen-based De Wieken primary school.

Roger Visser is headmaster at the Nijmegen-based De Wieken primary school.

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Wassink: "Positive Behaviour Support" works

Astrid Wassink is the top-manager of the Kandinsky College, a secondary school in the city of Nijmegen, in the Netherlands.

Astrid Wassink is the top-manager of the Kandinsky College, a secondary school in the city of Nijmegen, in the Netherlands.

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Ledoux: Kids need open-minded teachers

Guuske Ledoux is one of the most outstanding researchers on Educational Policy, Primary Education and Special Education.

Guuske Ledoux is one of the most outstanding researchers on Educational Policy, Primary Education and Special Education.

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Not all is equal when it comes to learning your A,B,C's in France

France has been ranked number one among developed countries when it comes to inequalities in its school system. Valerie Zabriskie reports on what went wrong in the country of "Liberté, Egalité et Fr

France has been ranked number one among developed countries when it comes to inequalities in its school system. Valerie Zabriskie reports on what went wrong in the country of "Liberté, Egalité et Fr

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ISIL textbooks found in reclaimed Iraqi schools

As Iraqi government forces push closer into territory once held by ISIL, the full extent of the group’s two year rule is becoming clear.

As Iraqi government forces push closer into territory once held by ISIL, the full extent of the group’s two year rule is becoming clear.