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'Racism is becoming more overt'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:02
The black student subjected to a racist monkey 'joke'
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Foodbanks in Wales brace for hungry children over summer

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:41
School holidays will bring some families to crisis point, foodbank networks in Wales are warning.
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Home alone: 'It made me feel that I was unloved'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:37
As the long holidays start, children's charity NSPCC urges parents and carers not to leave young children home alone.
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Australia overtaking UK for overseas students

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:37
Australia is overtaking the UK as the world's second biggest destination for international students.
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Fortnite: Schools 'could learn lessons from gaming'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:33
Should teachers in Wales adopt some of the techniques from gaming to make lessons more engaging?
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Colburn school exam results annulled after inquiry

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:47
Investigation said Key Stage 2 Sats writing assessments were impacted by "maladministration".
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Children 'taking selfies' on rail tracks as trespassing doubles

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:18
The number of under-18s caught on the tracks rises from 86 to 173 in the space of three years.
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Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:14
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report
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Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:41
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.
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Holiday childcare: 'I'm lucky - my sister has my child'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:38
British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.
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Jenson Button takes brakes off engineering

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:10
A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.
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Religious education 'vital for diversity'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:04
Religious education needs to be taken more seriously in a diverse society, says Charles Clarke.
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Mum of autistic boy slams school for 'abusive' voicemail

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:48
Leighanne Bromley was left "gobsmacked" by the expletive-laden message about autistic son Harley.
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BAME characters should be 'more central' in children's books

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:14
Ethnic minority characters should feature in more books and not be defined by their "otherness".
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The primary school that abolished marking

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:13
A school in Peterborough has decided to give pupils verbal feedback instead of marking their books.
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Private tutors 'should face DBS criminal record checks'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:19
The UK's biggest teaching union says disqualified teachers may still be able to work as tutors.
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Anti-knife crime lessons for holidays

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:34
Teenagers in England are taught not to get caught up in knife violence in the summer holidays.
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Visual history

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:24
Artists and historians make sure the imagery of May's Irish abortion referendum is preserved.
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Concerns over Stormont minority ethnic fund money

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:59
There are calls for more transparency in how the Minority Ethnic Development Fund is allocated.
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Green Flag for Bridgend triplets mum's allotment vision

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:18
Just over 200 Green Flags have been awarded in Wales - but perhaps none more special than this one.
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