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£6m pledge for children of alcoholics

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 07:59
The government funding will go towards mental health services and outreach programmes for parents.
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Jacinda Ardern: I don't mind the interest in my pregnancy

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:19
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern talks exclusively to the BBC about how she'll juggle a baby with politics.
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Welsh language row over Anglesey school closures plan

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:07
The plans are being rushed through before new rules give rural schools more protection, campaigners say.
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Two-child benefit limit lawful, court rules

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:19
Families lose legal challenge to government over limiting some benefits to first two children.
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School denies charging pupils for water in heatwave

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:53
Onslow St Audrey's School in Hatfield said no child would ever be refused access to water.
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News story: GCSE computer science assessment arrangements

OfQual news - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:30
Students studying GCSE computer science from this September will be assessed by exam only in 2020.
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Poorest families 'going without food or power'

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:38
Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters.
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Should twins be taught separately?

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:49
A study suggests not - and says there should be no strict rules about separating twins at school.
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News story: Perceptions of qualifications in England: wave 16

OfQual news - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:32
The results of Ofqual's annual survey on perceptions of A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications in England. Conducted 24 October to 1 December 2017.
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'My teacher saved me from suicide'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:10
Now 26, Hati Sparey-South is herself training as a teacher, determined to help today's pupils.
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Narrow vocabulary 'hits pupils' grades'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:14
Research suggests four out of 10 pupils in their first year of secondary have limited vocabulary.
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Manchester 'snack' teenager explains his viral head boy campaign video

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:42
Chilombo's comical take on running for head boy has been viewed more than a million times on Twitter.
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Governors quit free school where no pupils did GCSEs

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:53
An Ofsted inspection last year rated Route 39 Academy inadequate in all areas.
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Student loans interest rate to rise in line with inflation

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:51
Rates charged on student loans will go up from 6.1% to 6.3% from September.
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'It's not just women who sometimes regret parenthood'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:16
One father believes his friends without children tend to be the happiest.
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Siblings in care

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 01:06
Thousands of siblings in care have been split up by councils in England and Wales, new figures suggest.
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Can you really revise while chatting online?

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:05
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?
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School children quiz Nasa astronaut

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:46
Karen Nyberg, who's been to space twice, answers questions from primary school children.
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Singapore uncovers 'high-tech' exam cheating plot

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:10
The students snuck in mobile phones and wore skin-coloured earphones during their exams.
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UK makes £212m Commonwealth education aid pledge

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 23:55
Theresa May tells Commonwealth leaders children should spend at least 12 years in education.
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