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International Education News Round-Up (Jan. 07 - 13, 2013)

January 14, 2013

Prestatyn I Spy: Bullying 'safe havens' for pupils
(BBC News, 11/13/2013)
Shops and businesses are being asked to provide "safe havens" for children being bullied en route to school as part of a crackdown in Denbighshire.

Zimbabwe: Parents Hail School Authorities On Fees
(allAfrica.com, 01/13/2013, Jennifer Dube)
PARENTS and guardians last week said the new school term started on a positive note compared to previous years despite a few incidents in which some pupils failed to get places.

Part-time student numbers fall at UK universities
(BBC News, 01/10/2013, Judith Burns)
The number of part-time students enrolled at UK universities fell across the board last year, figures show.

Imperial measurements 'to make comeback' in schools
(The Telegraph, 01/08/2013, Graeme Paton)
Imperial measurements are to make a return to the classroom amid fears that children are failing to learn about pints, pounds and miles, it has emerged.

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