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Should universities be charged with opening or sponsoring schools?

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The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has twice praised the University of Birmingham in recent months for what we have done in setting up our own fully comprehensive secondary school – the first of its kind in England. In fact, the Prime Minister has gone further, saying she wants to see other universities setting up schools or sponsoring existing underperforming ones.
Date:
24/11/2016

Should universities be charged with opening or sponsoring schools?

Description
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has twice praised the University of Birmingham in recent months for what we have done in setting up our own fully comprehensive secondary school – the first of its kind in England. In fact, the Prime Minister has gone further, saying she wants to see other universities setting up schools or sponsoring existing underperforming ones.
Date:
24/11/2016

Should universities be charged with opening or sponsoring schools?

Description
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has twice praised the University of Birmingham in recent months for what we have done in setting up our own fully comprehensive secondary school – the first of its kind in England. In fact, the Prime Minister has gone further, saying she wants to see other universities setting up schools or sponsoring existing underperforming ones.
Date:
24/11/2016

Setting up a university free school: University of Birmingham to host conference exploring experiences and sharing best practice

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The University of Birmingham will share its experiences in setting up the UK's first university state secondary school during a special one-day event later this week.
Date:
24/11/2016

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on
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RIk Sowden writes about reenacting the Battle of Hastings, and asks why living history is so important.
Date:
23/11/2016

Birmingham drought experts launch pilot project to work with African communities on building resilience

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are launching an interdisciplinary project called CreativeDrought to prepare rural communities in Africa for possible future drought by combining local knowledge with environmental science.
Date:
23/11/2016

Investing to make waves

Date:
23/11/2016

Old Joe turns red for global victims of faith persecution

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns red tomorrow (Weds) in memory of people around the world who have been killed for their faith.
Date:
22/11/2016

Birmingham–Beijing energy partnership powers from strength to strength

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Senior academics from the University of Birmingham have received honours from their counterparts at the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB). During a visit to USTB, Professor Andy Schofield, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, and Professor Martin Freer, Director of Birmingham Energy Institute, were awarded an Honorary Professorship and a Visiting Professorship respectively.
Date:
22/11/2016
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