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UK teacher wins global best teacher prize

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 16:09
The winning teacher warns of pupils' deprivation and calls for more support for the arts.
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Osborne and Blair: 'Gap in centre politics'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 11:18
Former opponents warn of 'enormous gap' in centre ground of politics in the UK.
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Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:38
The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.
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Florida shooting: Survivors reject the arming of teachers

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 13:47
Students from the school where 17 died in a gun attack say arming teachers would add to the danger.
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Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 02:28
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.
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Selection and cap numbers for faith schools in England

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:40
Senior religious and humanist figures publish an open letter encouraging the government not to drop the cap promised in the 2017 Conservative manifesto.
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Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:29
Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union.
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England's top school

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:48
Two of England's top schools are Muslim schools in Blackburn. What's their view on integration?
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Number of secondary schools in deficit has 'trebled'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:27
There has been a "trebling" of the number of secondaries in England which have gone into deficit.
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University strikes split student opinion

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:25
As the lecturer strike continues, we asked students in Liverpool what they make of it.
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Gender pay gap starts from graduation, data suggests

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:13
Female graduates earn less from the very start of their careers, government data suggests.
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Omega Labyrinth Z anime game banned in the UK

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:40
A PlayStation game which "promotes the sexualisation of children" is banned in the UK.
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School Report: What do children think about homework?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:24
Reports say children who do regular homework get better exam results - but what do the pupils think?
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'I take 'smart drugs'... despite risks'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 06:16
Leora is a student who takes a 'smart drug' to help her cope with the pressures of university.
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Can you spot fake news?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 06:01
It's the phrase of the moment but have you ever been taken in?
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School Report: Do we get too much homework?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 03:21
Reality Check teams up with BBC School Report to look at homework.
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Parents fined £24m for children's truancy and term time holidays

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:36
Some parents say they budget for the cost of term-time fines when planning their family holidays.
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'Striking weaknesses' in adult financial skills

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:09
A quarter of adults across 31 countries struggle to work out how much change they should get in a shop - research.
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University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:53
Demand for university places in England is set to grow by 300,000, a higher education think tank says.
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From Syria to safety in Pakistan: 'We left children in Eastern Ghouta'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:18
An elderly Pakistani couple talk about life under siege in Syria, and how their relatives clung to them.
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