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Archive of: 2017

International student who was withdrawn allowed to re-sit examinations

International student who was withdrawn allowed to re-sit examinations
We recently represented an international student who had failed several examinations in the penultimate year of his course. Our client was given the opportunity to re-sit the examinations though failed these on the second attempt and was withdrawn from his course and after which, came to seek advice from us.

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Match successfully helps mature student with appeal hearing

Match successfully helps mature student with appeal hearing
We recently acted for a mature student who had been withdrawn from her degree studying social work. Our client had failed her dissertation due to an unmerited delay of eighteen months on behalf of the Higher Education Institution, causing significant detriment to our client and her progression.

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Match helps reverse permanent exclusion decision for GCSE student

Match helps reverse permanent exclusion decision for GCSE student
We recently acted for our client, whose son was permanently excluded from a prestigious independent school. Our client’s son was in his last year at school, preparing to sit his final GCSE examinations.

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Teacher with allegations by NCTL allowed to continue with teaching career

Teacher with allegations by NCTL allowed to continue with teaching career
We recently acted for a Teacher who was being pursued by the National College of Teaching and Leadership (“the NCTL”) after allegations were made against her for professional misconduct, and, conduct which would bring the profession into disrepute.

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Match assists Parents of a child with learning difficulties waive school fees due to treatment

Match assists Parents of a child with learning difficulties waive school fees due to treatment
We recently acted for the parents of a child who had learning difficulties, and was attending an independent school. Our clients were forced to take their child out of the independent school because the school was not providing commensurate education and care for their child.

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Misconduct allegations dropped against student with Match assistance

Misconduct allegations dropped against student with Match assistance
Our client was informed of an investigation against him alleging serious misconduct of a sexual nature, upon which he contacted us for immediate advice.

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Match gets favourable outcome from OIA

Match gets favourable outcome from OIA
We recently acted for a client who sought advice from us in relation to the degree class which he had received on his undergraduate course. Our client had received a lower second class (2:2) degree despite his mitigating circumstances which had affecting his performance in both year two and year three of his three year degree.

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I don't believe I have been given adequate guidance by my university on what constitutes plagiarism and I've now been accused of it. What action can I take?

I don't believe I have been given adequate guidance by my university on what constitutes plagiarism and I've now been accused of it. What action can I take?
If you have been faced with allegations of plagiarism and you believe they are unfair or that you have not received adequate guidance about what constitutes plagiarism from your university or college, you can make an appeal to an Academic Misconduct Panel.

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National Offer Day for Primary Schools 2017 – Top 10 tips if you don’t get your first choice

National Offer Day for Primary Schools 2017 – Top 10 tips if you don’t get your first choice
If you don’t get the answer you want on National Offer Day, then take a look at our article to read our top 10 tips on what to do if you feel your child has been unfairly denied a place at your first choice school.

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Supreme Court backs local authority over term-time holidays

Supreme Court backs local authority over term-time holidays
The Supreme Court have chosen to back Isle of Wight Council after a father challenged a fine he was given for taking his daughter on holiday during term-time. This story hit the headlines when Jon Platt won previous legal battles against the fine, but now the Supreme Court has decided to rule against him

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