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National Apprenticeship Week: How to win at work

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:01
As part of National Apprenticeship Week these apprentices are share their best do's and don'ts whilst starting out at work.
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Knife victim's mother: My advice for parents

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:21
Yvonne Lawson's son, Godwin, was stabbed and killed in 2010.
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University teaching grades invalid, statistics body says

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 16:47
The Royal Statistical Society raises doubts over the reliability of university teaching grades.
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Cambridge offers places only for deprived

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:52
The university is to offer extra places in the summer but only disadvantaged youngsters can apply.
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A-level courses 'cut in sixth-form funding squeeze'

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:27
Funding pressures are leading to cuts in some A-level subjects, the Sixth Form Colleges Association says.
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How does a museum remember a defeat?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:05
The French are planning a new commemoration to the battle of Agincourt. How should a museum depict a famous defeat?
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Cancer crowdfunding 'couldn't save my daughter'

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:03
Gemma Nuttall's family raised thousands, supported by actress Kate Winslet. But there was no happy ending.
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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire teacher becomes 'school sensation'

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 19:35
John Robinson won £500,000 but narrowly missed out on the £1m Who Wants To Be A Millionaire jackpot.
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Parkfield Community School LGBT protests: School denies 'U-turn'

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:04
Parkfield Community School says its lessons about LGBT rights are still integral to its ethos.
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Extra inset day plan for Welsh schools

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:46
The extra training day means parents face finding child care for six days every school year.
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'Sport buddies' aim to help students' mental health

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 07:50
The scheme aims to boost mental health by pairing people with volunteers at free sports sessions.
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Domestic abuse victims school priority call

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 00:50
Children moved because of domestic violence should be able to change school more easily, a charity says.
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Children give out fake parking tickets to polluting parents

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 00:00
Pupils in Greater Manchester give tickets to anyone on yellow lines, or with their engines on, to tackle air pollution.
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Steiner teacher banned for 'grandfatherly' behaviour

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:11
He claimed hugging pupils and letting them sit on his lap was "wholesome" and for their benefit.
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E-petition prompts MPs to debate school funding

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:06
The head teachers who started the petition say schools are having to make cuts to staff and other activities
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Hertfordshire secondary school places: Nearly 200 left without

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 13:16
Hertfordshire County Council have not allocated 189 children a secondary school pace for September.
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Young people warned over buying drugs via apps

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:20
A study says drug users have a "false security" of escaping law enforcement by using apps.
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Scafell Pike: How to use a compass

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 09:55
Scafell Pike is a big draw for walkers but too often they are not properly prepared, rescuers say.
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Music education 'risks being outdated by technology'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 01:12
Music teaching 'needs to keep pace with young people's grasp of technology or risk being outdated'.
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Save UK's 'dwindling' language skills, say MPs and peers

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 01:04
Decline in language learning is "a disaster for the country", says a parliamentary group.
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