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Pupils often failed in early secondary school

    Too many pupils in the early years of secondary school are being failed, as resources are skewed towards the upper age groups, according to Ofsted. Pupils who leave primary school keen and confident to learn all too often stall when they start secondary, England’s schools inspectorate says. It urges head teachers to make this phase of schooling, known ...

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Queen Elizabeth II becomes longest-reigning UK monarch

The Queen has thanked well-wishers at home and overseas for their “touching messages of kindness” as she becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. Speaking in the Scottish Borders, the 89-year-old monarch said the title was “not one to which I have ever aspired”. The Queen will have reigned for 63 years and seven months – calculated at 23,226 days, 16 hours and ...

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RAHETID starts its journey in Dhaka

Royal Ascetical Hospital Education Training Institute Dhaka has started its journey in Bangladesh.  Rt Hon Desmond Swayne, the UK’s Minister for International Development inaugurated this hospital formally on 23rd August in Gulshan, Dhaka. Ministers, political leaders and activist from both the UK and Bangladesh were present at the event. Among other guests who were present at the inaugural ceremony included ...

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Cameron urged to act over refugees or risk UK being ‘pariah state’

Bangla Mirro Desk : David Cameron must allow more refugees into the country or Britain risks becoming a pariah state that will be ashamed of its inaction in Europe’s migration crisis, his opponents have said. Their comments came as s hocking photographs of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach were published by the Independent. Earlier, Mr Cameron ...

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‘National living wage’ dodgers face higher penalties

Bangla Mirror Desk : Employers who fail to pay the new “national living wage” face increased fines under a crackdown on non-compliance announced by David Cameron. The prime minister said the new pay policy would only work if it were “properly enforced” and that the government would be funding a new unit at HM Revenue & Customs to crack down ...

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Zero-hours contracts rising alarmingly

Bangla Mirror Desk : THE number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by almost a fifth to 744,000, new figures show. People on a zero-hours contract in their main job represented 2.4% of all those in employment in April-June, compared with the same period a year ago, the Office for National Statistics said. The new figure will fuel fresh ...

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Disused spaces in Whitechapel to be transformed for businesses

Ambitious plans have been launched today by Tower Hamlets Council to open up empty or underused space in Whitechapel. The council’s Enterprising Whitechapel intiative will identify currently empty or underused buildings in Whitechapel and bring them back to productive use by providing workspace for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This is part of the Whitechapel Vision regeneration project. Support ...

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Rt Hon Desmond Swayne, the UK’s Minister for International Development has concluded his three day visit wishing for Bangladesh to be strong and successful as it leads its own development. During his stay, he visited UK funded projects in Dhaka and Kurigram to see how Britain’s support has been transforming lives of some of the poorest people in Bangladesh. He ...

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GCSE results celebrated in Tower Hamlets

Pupils across Tower Hamlets have celebrated as they received their GCSE results, confirming our reputation as a borough of educational excellence. The provisional result for Tower Hamlets is that 64.7 per cent of GCSE students earned five A* to C grades including English and Maths. There is no national comparator at this stage as it can only be worked out ...

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Afsana Begum Shumi receives five A stars and six A’s

Afsana Begum Shumi  of Ashfield Street in East London has received five A Stars and six As in her GCSE exam this year.  She was born in a respected family in the UK on 10th of November 1998.  She wants to do her A levels on Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths.  She wished to study medicine at University and wishes ...

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