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School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:03
The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was 'unlawful'.
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Oxford college employed sex abuse monk for 12 years

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:40
Fr Bernard Green sexually assaulted a boy in 1995 and was banned from working with young people.
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University unconditional offers 'undermine education'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:24
Will offering too many university places which don't depend on A-level grades drive down standards?
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Unconditional university offer 'gave me confidence'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 01:21
Two students given unconditional offers by universities explain what it meant to them.
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Going plastic-free with kids

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:05
Reducing your dependence on plastics can be daunting, especially if you've got a young family.
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Families 'failed' when loved ones die abroad

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:02
One woman, whose son was killed in Zante, said she did not know the cause of death for three months.
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Working mums: 'We're too tough on ourselves'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:09
We ask three women about the challenges of being a working mum.
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Inquiry call in Robert Gordon University 'cronyism' row

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 18:38
A union wants the funding council to look at the appointment of Robert Gordon University's new principal.
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Child abuse inquiry: School 'reputations put before victims'

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:27
Ampleforth and Downside pupils were subjected to "appalling" sex abuse over 40 years, a report says.
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Are 20-somethings happier than their parents?

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:08
A study on wellbeing finds 20-somethings feel more distant from friends and family.
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Early years teacher gaps 'risk children's futures'

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 01:03
Save the Children says there are 11,000 too few early years teachers working across England.
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Edinburgh University's spare places will go to people from deprived areas

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 17:30
Edinburgh is keen to meet a Scottish government objective to increase social diversity in the student population.
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'Ninety-three of our former pupils died in WW1'

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:18
Scottish school pupils join events to mark the WW1 Battle of Amiens.
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German school sued in photo copyright row

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:00
European Court of Justice rules in photographer's favour after pupil uses his photo on school website.
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Scottish exam results 2018: Higher pass rate 'stable'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:35
The number of entries for Highers and the proportion of students receiving a pass mark falls slightly.
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James star Tim Booth tears up about missing young son on tour

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:30
Tim Booth says the band's new song is about "being in denial" over how much he missed his son.
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'I can say I have two mums and be accepted'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:12
Organisers of L Fest say the event enables children with two mums mix with similar families.
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University chief wants to bring back maintenance grants

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:51
The Russell Group head says maintenance grants could make a "substantial difference" for poorer students.
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What's life as a YouTube child star really like?

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 00:50
JD and Arabella Daho went viral on YouTube at a very young age. But they've also been the subject of abuse - both online and off.
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When heat turned London into a stinky city

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:35
Temperatures hit the 30s and there were no proper drains, bringing flies, disease and panic.
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