Sawbridgeworth teacher highlights increase in stress due to lockdown

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 30th April 2021 / 0 Comments
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A RECENT statistic published by the National Education Union states that one in three teachers plan to leave the profession in the next five years. Two in three also state that the overall profession had declined in the last 12 months.   Due to the national lockdown first implemented in March of 2020, teaching institutions have had to dramatically…

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BMAT Academy launching bursary scheme for deprived families in Harlow

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 12th February 2021 / 0 Comments
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BMAT Academy is launching its own bursary scheme in a bid to give deprived families in Harlow an opportunity to further their education.   The academy works to inspire young people to reach for their goals in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) industries.  The business focused school is removing the financial barrier which prevents the majority of students from going to…

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Frontline doctor inspires Harlow students to pursue a career in medical science

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 29th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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A FRONTLINE doctor has held an online convention for sixth form students in Harlow to strive for a career in medical science. Dr Lalita Abhyankar, a GP working in America, held a webinar for Year 12 and 13 students studying A-level science at BMAT STEM Academy in Harlow and Epping St John’s Church of England School.  Dr Abhyankar shared her plans for the…

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Coronavirus Vaccines: The latest

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 7th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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ESSEX and the South East are two of the areas in England suffering most from the mutated strain of Coronavirus which has led to another countrywide lockdown. However, vaccinations have already started and doctors’ surgeries and vaccination centres are currently rolling these out to the most vulnerable groups in society.   The UK reported its first case…

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2020 Presidential Election: What comes next?

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 13th November 2020 / 0 Comments
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Following his recent analysis, political editor, Joshua Candler-Jones details the next chapter in the US election.  ON NOVEMBER 7, after five days of vote counting, the presidential election was called by multiple media outlets and projected that Joseph Robinette Biden Jr would be the 46th President of the United States of America and would deny Donald Trump a second term at the White…

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The ‘Idiots’ Guide to the United States Election 2020

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 6th November 2020 / 0 Comments
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Harrier political editor Josh Candler-Jones, provides an in-depth analysis of the American election and the complexities of the voting system.   THIS year has been a turbulent one to say the least. With COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement, global lockdowns and economic turbulence what better way to end the year than with a presidential election. After many months…

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Essex Senior League junior reporter embraces the digital age

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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AS JOURNALISM moves steadily into the digital age, today’s budding young reporters are abandoning print in preference of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. One such example is Matt North who has amassed more than 500 followers on Twitter through his detailed write-ups on local football matches for the Essex Senior League (ESL) as well as being part of the media team for the…

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