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All the latest national education news plus the local issues affecting the Birmingham and West Midlands area.

 

Moseley high street

The independent spirit of trendy 'village' Moseley

With its indie spirit and cosmopolitan character, the Birmingham suburb of Moseley is known for its village feel and trendy vibe

CGI of the new Universities Centre

Construction starts on latest Innovation Birmingham Campus expansion

New Universities Centre will aim to boost collaboration between small companies and city's educational institutes

CGI of the new-look campus at Newman University

Major campus expansion for Birmingham university

The next phase of Newman University's £70m overhaul will see almost 300 bedrooms constructed alongside new teaching facilities and extended parking

From left: Sir Adrian Cadbury, Sir Dominic Cadbury and Prof Jo Bradwell at The Binding Site after winning a Queen's Award in 2007

Birmingham Post Power 250: Science

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of science

Professor Craig Jackson, head of psychology at BCU

Birmingham Post Power 250: Academia

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of academia

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media

Birmingham Post Power 250: Social Media

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of social media

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Birmingham Post Power 250: Business Lobby

  • CBI

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of business lobbying

Desmond Jaddoo, Birmingham Empowerment Forum

Birmingham Post Power 250: Campaigners and Activists

  • NHS

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of campaigners and activists

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive

Lord Bamford

Birmingham Post Power 250: Manufacturing

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of manufacturing

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson MP

Birmingham Post Power 250: Politics

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of politics

Birmingham Post Power 250: Education

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of education

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

Birmingham Post Power 250: Culture

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of culture

Liam Nolan outside the Perry Beeches II free school in Newhall Street, Birmingham

Academy chain learns a lesson at the school of hard knocks

Local government correspondent Neil Elkes examines the fallout from the financial scandal enveloping the Perry Beeches chain of schools

Is homophobia a thorny issue for Birmingham Labour Party?

Activist's allegations have brought question of homophobia to the fore

Apprentices rise by 23 per cent in Birmingham

With National Apprenticeship Week upon us, Skills Minister Nick Boles said apprenticeships were “one of the great successes of the decade”

A CGI of plans for the £20 million Eco Riverside Business Park in Coventry

£20m plans for Eco Riverside Business Park go on show

Plans for new office park along the River Sherbourne shown to investors at the MIPIM property conference

University of Wolverhampton students unveil new Formula 3 car

Institute is only university to be running a Formula 3 car in this year's championships

Aston University

Five Midland universities to share £20 million research windfall

Midland universities are sharing a £20 million windfall aimed at revolutionising research opportunities

Aston Business School Online MBA Course Director Jason Evans

Why reputation is a key factor in choosing where to study for an MBA

Aston Business School is in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide - advertising feature

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor