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Parkfield Community School: Ofsted says LGBT lessons are 'appropriate'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:38
Ofsted says there is no evidence a school in Birmingham has "focused disproportionately on LGBT issues".
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Knife crime: Don't land responsibility on schools, says Ofsted

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:10
The watchdog also says exclusions are not the root cause of the surge in knife violence.
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Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:19
Italy now requires children to prove they have been vaccinated before attending school.
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How chess in Nigeria's slums is changing young lives

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:10
Chess player Babatunde Onakoya is using the game to educate children in Nigerian slum communities.
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Nursery school heads call for secure funding

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:46
State nurseries say they are the "jewel in the social mobility crown" and seek assurance of future funding.
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Schools should have 'no idling zones', Public Health England chief says

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:05
A review by public health chiefs also calls for charges for cities across the UK to cut air pollution.
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Opioid crisis: US schools prepare for student overdoses

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 01:13
Teaching staff in Alabama are being trained in how to use injections to revive pupils.
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Schools minister Nick Gibb MP challenged over funding by BBC's Charlie Stayt

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 10:33
Schools minister Nick Gibb MP has been challenged over education spending, after thousands of head teachers complained of shortfalls.
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Ex-head of Birmingham BBC documentary school banned

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 00:47
Thomas Marshall starred in a Panorama show for not excluding disruptive pupils at Baverstock Academy.
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Donegal cabin giving family a lift

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:54
How a specially adapted holiday cabin is helping a family whose child has complex mental and physical health problems.
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Head teacher talks of cleaning loos amid funds shortfall

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:47
As head teacher cleans the loos, the education secretary refuses to meet school leaders for funding talks.
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My mum was a drink and drug addict, this is my story

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 06:39
Sixteen-year-old Tia says she wants others in a similar situation to know that life can get better.
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Music lessons 'being stripped' out of schools in England

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:58
State schools have seen a 21% decrease in music provision over the last five years, research suggests.
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Syria war: Eight-year-old Mustafa's story of survival

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:21
Civil war took both Mustafa's parents, left him with life-changing injuries and forced him from his home.
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Knife crime: Are school exclusions to blame?

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:49
Police bosses are warning the prime minister that school exclusions could be driving up crime.
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Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:36
He accused the 14-year-old boy of stealing a female teacher's handbag before beating him to death.
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The patch unplugging premature babies

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:49
A team at Northwestern University developed a wireless patch that monitors the vitals of premature babies.
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Knife crime: Excluded pupils 'sucked into criminality'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:23
The prime minister is warned that pupils excluded from school are being "sucked into" violent crime.
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'Universities at risk if they admit to cash crisis'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 03:54
Universities face dilemma over whether to be open about financial problems, says think tank.
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Young and old defy loneliness in violent Rio favela

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:08
A daycare centre unites the generations in a shanty town where the police are battling drug dealers.
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