Tag: Educations

Sex Education’s Aimee Lou Wood had a “vulnerability hangover” after filming masturbation scenes

Sex Education star Aimee Lou Wood has spoken about feeling a “vulnerability hangover” after filming masturbation scenes for the hit Netflix show, saying that looking back now, she’s pleased the final scenes portrayed female pleasure in a realistic, non-airbrushed way.

Wood, who plays Aimee Gibbs in the series spoke about filming the scenes in an upcoming episode of the Make it Reign podcast (out Tuesday), according to the Sun. In the show, her character seeks the advice of high school sex therapist Otis (Asa Butterfield) after her new boyfriend stops mid-coitus and asks her “tell me what you want.” Aimee

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Commentary: Education’s unprecedented present may forecast future problems

As we approach the end of a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented upheaval to education, and as schools lurch backward and forward and back again in varying stages of reopening their campuses, parents are understandably worried about the future.

They wonder about the long-term impact of all the disruption, and if their children will suffer lasting harm.

The answer: Yes. No. It depends.

Now that I’ve cleared that up for you, I will amend the above to state categorically that no one can predict with anything approaching precision how the long-range effects on students will manifest. Although

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DeVos says it isn’t Department of Education’s job to track schools’ coronavirus reopening plans

Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump creates federal council on global tree planting initiative | Green group pushes for answers on delayed climate report | Carbon dioxide emissions may not surpass 2019 levels until 2027: analysis Trump creates federal government council on global tree planting initiative Private schools prove reopening learning institutions safely can be done MORE said Tuesday it is not the job of her department to track school districts’ reopening plans or the number of coronavirus cases they are grappling with as districts look for guidance as to how to conduct classes safely during

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Higher Education’s Big Shake-Up Is Underway

College closures, academic program terminations and institutional mergers are nothing new on the higher education landscape. They’ve gone on for decades, particularly during tight financial times. But this year, during what looks like just the initial phases of the coronavirus pandemic, large-scale administrative restructuring in higher education is accelerating at a pace seldom, if ever, seen before.

No mistake about it: the Big Shake-Up is underway.

Campus Closures

Already during 2020, a number

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The Department of Education’s alternative to A Levels, T Levels, launch today

Photo credit: TarikVision - Getty Images
Photo credit: TarikVision – Getty Images

From Cosmopolitan

The Department of Education’s alternative to A Levels, T Levels, have launched today [14 September 2020].

T Levels will follow GCSEs, run for 2-years, and be the equivalent of 3 A Levels. The courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses in a bid to ensure content meets the needs of industry employers, and prepares students for work.

“T Level students spend 80% of the course in the classroom, learning the skills that employers need,” the DoE’s website reads. “The other 20% is a meaningful industry placement, where they put

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