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'Buddy Benches' making playtime less lonely

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:24
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as children.
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Mexico missing students: New president creates truth commission

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 20:51
Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
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Plymouth university students' union votes to leave NUS

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:13
The University of Plymouth Students' Union will end its affiliation with the National Union of Students.
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Sixteen grammars win funds to expand

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 13:50
The schools were selected from 39 applications and make up 10% of England's 163 grammar schools.
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Bristol parents share mixed-race hair tips

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:49
A cafe in Bristol encourages people to share ideas on caring for African-Caribbean children's hair.
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Michelle Obama and me: How former US first lady changed my life

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:45
Five UK schoolgirls attending the former US first lady's London talk explain what she means to them.
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Parents 'must not abdicate duties' to teachers, says Ofsted

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 08:20
Teachers should not have to tackle obesity or toilet training, England's chief inspector of schools will say.
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Are teachers the key to their pupils’ mental health?

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 09:27
Why dozens of schools are giving students lessons in mindfulness to improve behaviour and health.
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Ormiston Rivers Academy boy 'stole pupils' data from school laptop'

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:17
He shared personal information of several Year 11 students among fellow pupils.
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Unconditional offers used to 'get people through door'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 15:26
A "disturbing" rise in the number of unconditional offers made by universities is revealed.
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School uniform 'should be gender neutral' in Wales

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 14:07
Schools should not dictate what clothing is for "girls" and "boys", according to proposed new guidance.
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Ed Farmer: Expel students who defy initiations ban, says dad

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:04
"Coercive" drinking rituals must end, says a man whose son died after an organised bar crawl in Newcastle.
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How long does it take to poo Lego out if a child eats it?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:51
Parents naturally worry if their child swallows a small object but this experiment means they can relax a little.
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Lemn Sissay: 'Being in care affects everything'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 18:06
Writer and presenter Lemn Sissay describes what it was like growing up in care and calls for an end to the ‘wilderness’ many care leavers face.
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Baby group brings smile to older people in Wivenhoe

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:17
Two community groups for parents with babies and elderly people join forces to tackle loneliness.
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Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:04
A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on her.
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'I was married and divorced in my 20s'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Three people explain how it feels to be a young divorcee in 2018?
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Overseas students turn away from US

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:43
The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the US.
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'Period poverty' sanitary products 'improve school attendance'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:40
A school says attendance has risen after providing pupils with free menstrual products.
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Universal Credit: Single mums take government to court

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 17:27
A dinner lady says she can't pay her rent and is falling into debt due to the "rigid" welfare system.
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