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New Zealand students say word 'trivial' in exam confused them

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:57
More than 2,600 sign a petition over the use of the "unfamiliar word" in a year 13 history exam.
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Akli Tadjer: French writer to meet students in school race row

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:59
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme is due to meet them.
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Integrated school to use transfer tests

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:11
Strangford Integrated College wants to use academic selection tests to admit more than one third of its pupils.
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Schools admit informally excluding pupils

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:45
A dozen schools have admitted informally excluding pupils at some stage last year, the BBC has learned.
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Expensive designer coats ban at Merseyside school

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:10
The ban on expensive designer coats came after discussions with pupils and parents, the school said.
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Rick Astley sings with Nottingham schoolchildren

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:55
A primary school sent the Never Gonna Give You Up singer numerous tweets and letters.
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'Offensive' student T-shirts are 'hate speech'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:46
Students from Lancaster University were pictured wearing T-shirts with rape and child abuse references.
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Children in Need: 'You mourn the child you would have wanted'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:18
Two-year-old Thomas has a rare condition which left him with communication and mobility problems.
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School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:53
Parents say some children are not ready to start primary school when they are aged four.
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Help for trauma in childhood 'fragmented'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:14
Early intervention to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences is "fragmented" across England, say MPs.
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University 'not for people like us'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:09
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
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Rachael Bland's husband on how their son has reacted to his mum's death

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:21
BBC presenter Rachael Bland's husband reveals moving words of their son, Freddie, after her death.
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Hampshire play centre to close as 'children too noisy'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:41
The owners say they will have to leave after complaints from businesses below the role play centre.
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'Schools should have consistent policy on phones'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:27
Pupils in schools where phones are banned like being free of the associated pressures, says England's Children's Commissioner.
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'I do my school work from my hospital bed'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:58
Ashleigh tells us how she copes with kidney disease
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'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:18
Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.
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School isolation rooms: 'It was like I didn't exist'

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:47
More than 200 school children spent at least five consecutive days in school isolation booths last year.
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'Hundreds of pupils spend week in school isolation booths'

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:00
More than 200 children spent five consecutive days in an isolation booth in English schools, the BBC has learned.
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Hertfordshire school's drill dance from the 1800s

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:33
Drill is a mesmerizing dance tradition dating back centuries - and is still performed at this school.
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'Controversial' ideas to be given outlet

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:30
A new journal will allow academics to publish controversial articles under a pseudonym.
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