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London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 02:21
A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
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GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 01:02
The UK's intelligence services say there are too few young women working in cyber-security.
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Liverpool University Chinese cheating email 'racist'

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:27
Liverpool University apologises after suggesting Chinese students didn't know what cheating was.
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Ofsted pledges new ranking for schools in tough areas

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 01:07
Inspectors to focus on good teaching and a broad curriculum alongside results, says Ofsted.
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Snow excuses: E-learning on snow days

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:15
Winter weather at least meant a day off school. But now technology is threatening to keep pupils studying.
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Birkenhead school's meal threat angers parents

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:15
Parents who owe money for school dinners have been told their children will be given toast or bread.
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University switches off social media to help student well-being

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:04
A university is switching off its social media channels to promote a healthier online culture.
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School starts £20k crowdfunding bid to help ease budget cuts

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
The head teacher says some fundraising will pay for maintenance as its central budget is being "squeezed".
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Cambridge University 1908 suffrage banners recreated

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:41
A costume designer spent a year researching materials and techniques used in the original 1908 banner.
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Rich students save by paying fees up front

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:05
About 10% of students pay tuition fees in England without a loan - with claims this helps the wealthiest.
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University offers 'should be made after results day', say lecturers

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:50
The change could mean the end of unconditional offers and the "chaotic" clearing system, lecturers say.
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Overstretched 'sandwich carers' trying to help parents and children

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:35
Carers looking after elderly parents and children face depression and stress.
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Inside the hidden world of Britain's Hasidic ultra-Orthodox Jews

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:09
Izzy Posen describes what life is like inside one of the UK's most secluded religious communities.
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Healthy eating: What is a correct food portion?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:06
British Nutrition Foundation launches new "handy" guide to stop people cooking and eating too much.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 19:39
The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:26
Minister scraps plan to cap child-related benefits for families with more than two children born before 2017.
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Ethnic minority academics speak out over unfair pay

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 01:09
Some staff say they are unlawfully being paid thousands less for the same work as white colleagues.
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'Worsening' funding problems for schools

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 01:07
Almost a third of local authority secondary schools in England are in debt, a study suggests.
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'I went to Oxford with undiagnosed TB'

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 00:03
Tilly Rose challenges people's pre-conceived ideas about her and helps others get a university place.
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Home education: Court rules against German Christian family

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:50
The European Court of Human Rights said taking the family's four children into care was justified.
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