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Biggest winners and losers from degrees

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:20
University gives women a 28% pay boost but a third of men get no pay benefit from their degree.
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Educating Greater Manchester school Harrop Fold in special measures

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:10
Educating Greater Manchester's Harrop Fold School is placed in special measures.
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Matthew Hedges: British academic pardoned by UAE

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:49
Matthew Hedges is released from jail despite the United Arab Emirates maintaining he is a spy.
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UWE Bristol project to close race pay gap faced by graduates

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:02
The university project gives black, Asian and minority ethnic students tailored mentoring.
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Swansea University vice-chancellor Prof Richard B Davies suspended

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:25
Prof Richard B Davies and three other members of staff have been suspended on full pay.
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The Telford five-year-olds using knives in class

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 00:30
A head teacher has returned from Finland with a new philosophy for teaching her youngsters.
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Nigerian seven-year-old photographer on mastering the camera

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 00:18
Nigerian seven-year-old Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun is making her name as a photographer.
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Matthew Hedges: University staff's Dubai campus boycott

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 20:49
Birmingham and Exeter university staff were responding to the jailing of Matthew Hedges in the UAE.
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Mental health: How body image pressure for boys has led to rise in hospital cases

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 13:28
Hayley looks into how body image pressure has led to a rise in the number of boys being treated in hospital for eating disorders.
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GCHQ warns on Black Friday cyber-threat

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:05
The UK's cyber-security agency warns of "prime pickings" for criminals in the run-up to Christmas.
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French boy 'killed for not doing homework' in Mulhouse

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 11:48
Four family members are held after the child was beaten to death at his home in eastern France.
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What if children planned out Margate?

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 06:39
What if we let children plan our towns? That's what a project in Ramsgate aimed to find out.
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At least '320,000 people homeless in Britain'

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:49
It is a rise of 4% on last year's figures and equivalent to 36 people becoming homeless every day.
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Could HoloLens tech help save babies’ lives?

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:01
Students are shown virtual reality images to teach them about obstetric emergencies.
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Half of university tuition fees spent on teaching

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:01
University students need more open information about fees - and MPs warn of poor value on loan sales.
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Payout over schoolboys' sex assaults on girl, 6

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 17:40
It's thought to be the first time a council has paid compensation over sexual assaults by primary pupils.
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Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:40
The rapid rise in the number of child gamblers is "a generational scandal", says a campaigner.
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Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:10
Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State.
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Colchester junior parkrunner takes on food bank charity challenge

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 08:30
Eight-year-old Isla collected dozens of donations at her weekly parkruns to help people in poverty.
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Friends build beauty boxes for women spending Christmas in refuges

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 00:56
Two friends collect beauty products for women in refuges across north-west England this Christmas.
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