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Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 05:41
A severely disabled boy, 11, says Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is discriminating against him.
Categories: Education News

'Relax A-level grades for some medical students'

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 01:22
Entry requirements for medical degrees should be lowered for those from the worst UK schools.
Categories: Education News

Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 01:22
More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free school transport, say local authorities.
Categories: Education News

Ofsted admits some 'outstanding schools aren't that good'

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 01:21
"Outstanding" schools may not be as good as their rating suggests, says Ofsted
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Oxford University involved in Twitter row with David Lammy

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:50
The university apologises after retweeting criticism of the MP from one of its students.
Categories: Education News

I wish mum's phone was never invented

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:40
A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.
Categories: Education News

Lost youth

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:50
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.
Categories: Education News

Ethnically mixed schools lessen hostility

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:26
Teenagers at more racially diverse schools are less likely to have negative views of other groups, says study.
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German police stop 'truant' families at airport

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:42
Trying to avoid peak holiday time could mean fines for some Bavarian parents.
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Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:20
The Information Commissioner said the data breach, which included students' health problems, was serious.
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French Muslim student Maryam Pougetoux hits back over headscarf claims

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:28
A French student union leader was accused by ministers of using her headscarf for political gain.
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'Sharenting' puts young at risk of online fraud

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 03:12
Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays.
Categories: Education News

Bereavement lessons: Talking to children about death

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:01
Jamie's dad died when he was just four, now his family want to see bereavement lessons introduced in schools.
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Foreign students: Universities axe 'unusable' survey

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:13
Anyone could fill in the official study, which, some academics said, uses "loaded, them and us" questions.
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School delay does not help summer-born, study shows

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 21:11
Putting summer-born children's school start back a year boosts attainment by less than one mark.
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The father lost to postnatal depression

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:17
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.
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Nigerian students 'tied to cross and whipped' for being late

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:16
Three people, including the school's headteacher, are under arrest in Nigeria after the incident.
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Cardiff youngsters sent 200 miles to Liverpool for care

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:27
Building new children's homes is one option being considered for looking after children in care.
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Pupils find spellchecker 'cheat' in literacy test

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:59
Schools are given advice after an online glitch allowed pupils to see the correct answer in a spelling test.
Categories: Education News

Exams: How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:57
As teenagers face this year's GCSEs, we explain the new 9-1 grading structure in England.
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