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Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:17
Ofsted boss says the watchdog has not put enough emphasis on a rich and broad curriculum in England.
Categories: Education News

Educating Greater Manchester head Drew Povey resigns

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:13
Drew Povey, of Harrop Fold School, starred in Channel 4's Educating Greater Manchester.
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School open days: Eight things to look for

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:28
Glossy prospectuses and slick open evenings, but what should I look for when visiting secondary schools?
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Working mums' dilemma

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:12
Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.
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Widower’s advice on diet

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:44
An interaction between a widower and a young woman about how couples support each other is inspiring many to become kinder
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Further education college finances face double whammy

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 02:07
Amid growing concern about financial bailouts, new analysis reveals the dire state of college budgets.
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Students blamed for university and college cyber-attacks

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:09
University cyber-attacks might often be caused by students rather than hacking groups.
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Generation Sensible: The 18-year-olds of today

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:15
Statisticians set out what life is like for 18-year-olds today and how it has changed.
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Mental health services 'let down children'

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 01:00
The Scottish government admits there are "unacceptable" problems with mental health services for the country's young people.
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Broke council

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:51
What's it like to be a family with extra needs in the hands of a council with no spare cash?
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Mothers want action over sexual assaults at school

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:41
Two mothers whose children were attacked at school are calling for changes to prevent similar assaults
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Gypsy pupils experience bullying and racism, MPs told

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 17:01
Poor school attendance is the main barrier to Gypsy, Roma and traveller children doing well, MPs are told.
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Fresh call for smacking to be outlawed in the home

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:24
There are many better ways of teaching right from wrong, educational psychologists say.
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Parental alienation: 'Not seeing my children is a living hell'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 09:35
Social workers who look after children's interests in the family courts are being given new guidelines to help in cases where a child refuses to see a parent.
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What do students really eat?

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 02:46
Microwave curries and oven pizzas or rose harissa paste and bouillon powder - what are students eating?
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Which universities will really impress the boss?

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:36
Which is the best university name in the world to put on a job application?
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Georgia school to ask parents to paddle students as punishment

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 21:00
Parents who do not consent to the policy have to agree to suspend their children for up to five days.
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Overseas students should 'stay in migration target'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:14
International students in the UK should not be removed from targets to reduce migration, says a report.
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How does being thrown out of school feel?

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:50
Annie-Leigh, 16, explains how she was able to recover after being kicked out of school.
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Kirstie Allsopp leaves Twitter over iPad smashing backlash

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:19
The presenter leaves Twitter after coming under fire when revealing she smashed her children's iPads when they broke her screen time rules.
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