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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Young people need to be able to identify reliable information, says the OECD Schools should teach young people about how to identify “fake news”, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s education director. Andreas Schleicher is planning to include questions about such “global competencies” in the next round […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Scottish government wants to see more students from deprived areas gaining places at university One of Scotland’s most prestigious universities will give all of its spare degree places to people from disadvantaged areas. The University of Edinburgh is keen to meet a Scottish government objective to increase social […]
Image copyright OU Open University vice-chancellor Peter Horrocks has resigned after a vote of no-confidence in his leadership. Resigning with immediate effect, he said the university “faces a scale of challenge that is unprecedented”. It has to save £100m and student numbers have collapsed. Mr Horrocks had angered staff by saying academics “get away with […]