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University tuition fees: Why I crowdfunded my degree

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 03:19
Jo Garner was determined to go to university but she couldn't afford the fees.
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Almost 30,000 lone parent families made homeless in England in 2017

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 00:16
Charity Shelter said single parents were bearing the brunt of the housing crisis.
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Calculators 'a plus' for young mathematicians after all

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:55
Academics found calculators can also help students become better at problem solving.
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The scourge of child poverty in the UK

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 05:41
The parents in Oldham who struggle to buy food and basic necessities for their children
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How science GCSEs in England are changing

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:37
Students will be graded numerically on a scale from 9 to 1.
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More pupils take term-time holidays, data shows

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:05
But the proportion of parents being fined for taking children out of lessons without permission falls.
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'Sexually motivated' former Bury St Edmunds teacher struck off

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 20:44
A panel hears a teacher sent inappropriate messages to a pupil at a school where he previously worked.
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Teenager arrested over schools bomb hoax

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 20:39
A 19-year-old has been arrested after the hoax closed hundreds of schools across England on Monday.
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Essay-writing company's adverts banned

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:20
UK Essays did not make it clear that work should not be submitted as students' own work - ASA.
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Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 23:11
A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence
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Exeter university students suspended over racism and rape claims

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 18:52
The University of Exeter investigate allegations of "vile" comments made by law society members.
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Few dads take time off work to look after children

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:51
An Equalities Select Committee report finds only 2% to 8% of fathers take up parental leave rights.
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Supply teaching firm accused of 'obscene' payments to directors

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:15
Wales' largest supply teaching provider paid two directors almost £1m over two years.
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Children drawing more women in science

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 08:52
A US study shows that more children draw women scientists than they did in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 06:43
Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.
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Under-doctored areas to get new medical schools

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 01:03
New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.
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School bomb threats: Disgruntled Minecraft gamer 'behind hoax'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:39
Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds.
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NUT teaching union spent more than UKIP at 2017 election

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:11
The Tories were the biggest spenders - but the teaching union spent £326,306 ahead of the 2017 vote.
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'I forget my PE kit deliberately' - the boys who hate sport

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 01:39
Some teenage boys avoid PE at all costs - even if it means a detention
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UK's Andria Zafirakou wins Global Teacher Prize

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:01
Andria Zafirakou is the first British winner of a competition to find the world's best teacher.
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