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Despite 89% of employers claiming to know what education professionals find most attractive in a job offer, new data reveals that two fifths (40.4%) actually get it wrong. That’s according to the latest survey from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site.

The survey asked the industry’s job hunters what they believe to be the most important aspects of a job offer. It also asked employers what aspects they believe professionals deem to be the most important.

A new report from Birmingham City University has found that a record number of people are learning musical instruments thanks to music hubs, but has also revealed gender differences and under-representation of children with special educational needs in music.

  • Over half of teachers feel grades will go up by delivering new experiences such as climbing Everest through VR
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Wednesday 24 August 2016

New research has revealed that 87% of undergraduates had to ask their parents for money on average five times per study year, asking for £457 per time, in order to help pay their rent and buy food. According to the poll, however, over half of those asking for money weren’t entirely honest with their parents about the money that they were asking for.

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Smartphone addicts are more anxious and have lower self-esteem than nature lovers, new research by the University of Derby has revealed. A team of researchers carried out a survey to study people’s phone use and their connection to nature.

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A new study from the University of St Andrews has found that it could be possible to predict academic performance from faces – if we weren’t so blinded by beauty.

The new research, published in the journal P LoS One , highlights that our bias towards attractive people can limit our ability to accurately assess academic performance.

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