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Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:44
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.
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What it's like to be in a 'throuple' relationship

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:29
Cathy and Thomas are married. They're also in a relationship with Nicole. They are in a three-way relationship, often referred to as a ‘throuple’.
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Migrant workers send home £8bn to families

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:59
The UN says money sent home pays for school, but too much is taken in transfer charges.
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Debt projection puts almost half of NI schools in the red

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:14
Education Authority figures show that 446 schools are projected to be in debt by the end of this year.
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Deaf boy's amazing reaction to Makaton bedtime story

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:17
Mum Laura McCartney says her son Tom, who has complex medical needs, was "enthralled" to see a story told "in his language".
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'My husband ran up a £58,000 debt in my name'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 04:37
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
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'I don't want to be the UK's only black female history professor'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 04:35
Dr Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC 100 Women list.
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Seven charts on the £73,000 cost of educating a child

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:31
A population boom and spending squeeze has changed the way we spend money on schools.
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Parents struggle to handle children's tech habits

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:00
Curbing excessive gadget use among children is hard, say parents asked for survey.
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Two-year degree plan to cut cost of tuition fees

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 11:52
Students are promised the option of an accelerated degree course to save a year of tuition fees.
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Special needs pupils 'spend years out of school'

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 06:33
Thousands of children are dropping out of education after being 'off-rolled', unions and teachers say.
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Schools in Wales not aware of severe allergies, campaigner says

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 01:37
A campaign group says more than 100 schools did not take up free awareness sessions.
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New Zealand students say word 'trivial' in exam confused them

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:57
More than 2,600 sign a petition over the use of the "unfamiliar word" in a year 13 history exam.
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Akli Tadjer: French writer to meet students in school race row

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:59
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme is due to meet them.
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Integrated school to use transfer tests

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:11
Strangford Integrated College wants to use academic selection tests to admit more than one third of its pupils.
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Schools admit informally excluding pupils

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:45
A dozen schools have admitted informally excluding pupils at some stage last year, the BBC has learned.
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Expensive designer coats ban at Merseyside school

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:10
The ban on expensive designer coats came after discussions with pupils and parents, the school said.
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Rick Astley sings with Nottingham schoolchildren

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:55
A primary school sent the Never Gonna Give You Up singer numerous tweets and letters.
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'Offensive' student T-shirts are 'hate speech'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:46
Students from Lancaster University were pictured wearing T-shirts with rape and child abuse references.
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Children in Need: 'You mourn the child you would have wanted'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:18
Two-year-old Thomas has a rare condition which left him with communication and mobility problems.
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