Monthly Archives: December 2011

GCSE exam paper withdrawn as examiners tip off teachers

As published by Guardian.co.uk Examiners shared “inappropriate” information about a GCSE paper due to be taken by pupils in January, the exams regulator has warned. Ofqual says an information and communications technology (ICT) paper set by the WJEC exam board … Continue reading

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Race rows over poetry anthology

As reported by the Guardian.co.uk A furious row has broken out in the rarefied confines of American poetry circles, after grande dame of poetry criticism Helen Vendler attacked former poet laureate Rita Dove’s anthology of 20th-century American poetry for its … Continue reading

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Heathcote Care Home fails crucial CQC standards

The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Lisa and Mark Charig that that they must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to Heathcote care … Continue reading

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CQC warns New Leaf Health Care Ltd that it is failing against key standards

The Care Quality Commission issued a formal warning to New Leaf Health Care Limited that it must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to New Leaf Health … Continue reading

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Anna Adams will be sorely missed

The artist and poet Anna Adams has died, aged 85. Peterloo published five collections of her poetry between 1979 and 2004, and a 1996 Enitharmon produced a collection of new and selected poems, Green Resistance. Swimming against the tide, Adams … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Newspaper Headlines

Vote for the best – or worst – local newspaper headline of the year in local journalism site Hold the Front Page’s Top Media Funny of 2011 poll Hold the Front Page has assembled their shortlist of the top media … Continue reading

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Betjeman prize winner revealed

The John Betjeman Poetry Competition 2011 drew 3000 entries from 10 – 13 year olds, with winner Jennifer Burville-Riley scooping a £500 prize for herself and a further £500 for her chosen school, library or community group. If you know … Continue reading

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Calling All Engineering and Contruction Recruiters!

One of the world’s fastest growing Engineering and Construction recruitment site www.rengineeringjobs.com is giving away Free Unlimited Job Postings and CV Access. The R Job Network Group of recruitment sites has today announced that it is offering Free Unlimited Job … Continue reading

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TheJobPost helps employers shape the future of talent acquisition

28th November saw the first of TheJobPost’s ‘Future of Talent Acquisition seminars’ for HR professionals. The event attracted huge interest and was massively oversubscribed with over 90 delegates from blue chip companies and global businesses including Google, BP, Microsoft, Vodafone, … Continue reading

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Going with the flow poetry

A new London-based youth project, Go With the Flow, aims to run poetry and lyric workshops for young people in pupil referral units, youth groups and schools. The poetry created at the workshops will be collected and, funding permitted, published … Continue reading

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