Watch: Gavin Green reviews the Geneva motor show 2018

The #MeToo movement has claimed another scalp. The motor show girls that have added glamour to the Geneva Salon for at least 50 years are no more, gone the same way as the F1 grid girls. Only Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) stood defiant at Geneva. Little surprise it was the red-blooded Italians who cocked a snook. The car industry knows all about Me Too, of course (without the hashtag). Over the past few years, every motor show has been full of identikit new SUVs, as car makers follow each other, sheep heading…

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Show International Experience When Applying to Business School

The ability to work well with people from other cultures has never been more critical. More companies than ever are conducting international business, and business schoolseverywhere have spent the past few years deepening their own focus on globalizationthrough coursework and study abroad programs. Business school admissions committees look for applicants who are open-minded, curious, adventurous and eager to learn about the world at large. Though not an explicit requirement for admission, having meaningful work, study or travel experience outside your home country makes you more desirable as an MBA applicant….

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Teaching assistants improve pupils’ results, studies show

Research says students make additional two to four months’ progress when small groups get structured help from assistants Teaching assistants have traditionally been used in classrooms to support low-attaining pupils. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Teaching assistants, whose contribution to learning has been called into question in recent years, have been shown to improve pupils’ attainment, two studies show. Schools spend £4bn a year – or 10% of the total education budget – on 24,000 TAs, but some headteachers have cut back on numbers after previous research raised doubts…

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