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Education News Archive - July 09, 2008

By Olivier Vergnault Schools should not bring in external "super heads" to sort out their problems, but look within, a Westcountry academic has claimed.

"OPEN defiance and unacceptable language" greeted a school inspector during an assessment of a Bradford secondary school, it was revealed yesterday. Queensbury High School in Deanstones Lane has been placed in special measures after being judged to be failing its pupils.

By HANNAH TAYLOR Priory Primary School has been described as a "satisfactory and rapidly improving school" in its latest Ofsted report.

By Roger Decanio IN ORDER for West Virginia to attract the high-tech jobs of the 21st century, we must have a well-trained work force. The key to that is education.

Bilingual pupils from eight Gloucestershire secondary schools had a fantastic time at a citizenship day. The event, at Dean Close School, Chelten- ham, brought 50 youngsters from all over the world together to celebrate language and diversity while helping to teach them how to support each other.

By Dan Charles More than 20 pupils have walked away with awards at St Peter's High School annual end of year mass. Headteacher at the Tuffley school Lawrence Montagu said that the ceremony was a great way of recognising the pupils' talents. "It is a celebration what our young pupils are achieving.

Bilingual pupils from eight Gloucestershire secondary schools had a fantastic time at this year's citizenship day. The event at Dean Close School, Cheltenham, brought 50 youngsters together to celebrate language, diversity, commonality, while helping to teach them how to support each other.

By Marc Lourdes KUALA LUMPUR: A pilot project will be launched in 720 schools next month to fine-tune school safety standards before they are introduced in all schools.

Teachers, support staff and school administrators in the South Butler County School District will return to the bargaining table Thursday for the first time since the state-supervised fact-finding process failed in May.

By Ruhi Bhasin NEW DELHI: Nurturing young minds is a top priority for any country. In Delhi, however, it seems to have taken a backseat with primary school teachers being put on election duty.

Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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