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Priti Patel calls for fresh international push on education and jobs for Syrian refugees on visits to Jordan and Lebanon

The international community must go further and faster in delivering on pledges made at the London Syria Conference. Development Secretary Priti Patel (centre-left) and Lebanese Education Minister Elias Bou Saab (centre-right) see the progress made at a local school in Bekaa Valley. Picture: Foreign Office Speaking at the close of...
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Discovery Communications teams up with UK government to give girls an education

Discovery Communications, home of the Discovery Channel, has teamed up with the Department for International Development (DFID) to improve the life chances of marginalised girls living in Africa, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced today on International Day of the Girl. Discovery Communications is investing £12.3 million into girls’...
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Universities ‘face financial challenges ahead’

UK universities face years of financial challenge following changes to funding, to the recruitment of overseas students and higher fees, a report warns. Government changes to higher education could impact on the UK’s skilled workforce and economic growth, warns the group Universities UK (UUK). UUK says a volatile economic climate...
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