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Can these schoolchildren spot fake news?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:17
Part of BBC School Report, we put them to a fake news test.
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BBC game challenges young people to spot "fake news"

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 21:53
Young people can play the role of a newsroom journalist, making their own decisions on what is true or false in the new BBC iReporter interactive game.
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Illegal schools: Ministers promise crackdown

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 19:33
Schools inspectors will gain powers to seize evidence and question witnesses.
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Teachers who help set exams face tough new regulations

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:09
Teachers may not be told whether exam questions they set will be used as regulators tackle cheating.
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Checking the story

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 15:33
If you want to be sure a story is right, you need to make time to check the evidence.
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Stephen Hawking: Student tributes to Cambridge professor

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:32
A book of condolence has been opened at Gonville and Caius, the college where he was a fellow.
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Police inquiry over Bath school 'mock slave auction'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:35
The boy was allegedly tied to a lamppost and whipped in a "mock slave auction".
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Male nursery teacher: 'Men don't have to be macho'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 01:36
Two in three councils that provide nursery services do not employ a single man, new figures suggest.
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Male nursery teachers

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 01:29
How can more men be encouraged to teach nursery-age children?
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Tuition fee value for money: 'I feel ripped off'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 01:12
Only 38% of students in England say the fees for their course are good value for money, the Office for Students says.
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'Wasted potential' of mature students

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 01:11
A university group says the "steep decline" in older student numbers must be reversed.
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Family help that's bigger than aid budgets

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:07
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador
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Baby steps

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:03
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.
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University strikers reject pension deal

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 19:11
An agreement to end the university pension dispute has been turned down - with strikes to continue.
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The PhD pickets

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:06
As a pension strike deal is rejected, university staff say they are ready for the long haul
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Reality Check

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:49
University staff have entered their fourth week of strikes over changes to pensions. But why is there a dispute over the size of the pension pot?
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Meet the mum and son learning construction together

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:28
What is it like being a mum and son at construction college, and would they go into business together?
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Deal offered in university pensions row

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 00:06
Agreement is reached in the university pensions dispute - but it still has to be formally ratified.
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A boy’s creative response to his mother’s illness

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 20:47
When Noah's mother was diagnosed with cancer, he came up with an idea to express his grief. Now his idea is being made into a book.
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Sex education: Schools 'should promote celibacy', says Church of England

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 15:59
The Church of England says pupils should be taught the "positive life choices" in sex education.
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