Barely a week goes by without Ofsted making headlines in the UK; such is the power and influence of the schools’ inspectorate. From September, Ofsted inspections will follow a new education inspection framework that focuses more on the curriculum, course
In June 2019, then Prime Minister Theresa May announced measures to urgently overhaul mental health laws in a bid to end mental health inequalities. This followed a review of the Mental Health Act and a meeting with mental health and
After the actor and activist Jameela Jamil mentioned her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in an Instagram comment in February and was later presented with an award by the Ehlers-Danlos Society for being a patient advocate, a lot of fans were left scratching
Just how far the fingers of politics should probe into people’s daily lives has been a fundamental divide within liberal political philosophy for centuries.
The education sector finds itself stuck in the middle of this argument – the right to
In a global context, academic liberties are increasingly threatened by governments that seek to control and subdue their Universities.
At the forefront of this battle is Michael Ignatieff’s Central European University. Facing an increasingly untenable situation in Victor Orban’s Hungary,
At the World Health Assembly this year, 194 member states agreed unanimously to put nursing and midwifery at the centre of achieving Universal Health Coverage. It’s a first in world health. They also declared 2020 ‘the Year of the Nurse
The universities admission process has been heavily criticised recently. As the number of unconditional offers hits a record high and universities come under fire for demanding high predicted A-level grades then accepting much lower actual A-level grades, some people are
“People will consistently rank the social determinants of health… as less important than individual behaviours in driving health.”
Dr Matthew Shipsey is part of a drive for Irish medical schools to include sufficient guidance on the influences of social factors on health, including bringing people who are or have been homeless or substance abusers into medical schools to
In the present climate, prudent HEI administrators realise the importance of preparing robust responses to financial stress.
Here, Glynne Stanfield of Eversheds Sutherland gives the top five things you need to know to plan for success.
1. Know your legal standing