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Secondary school staff suffer work attacks

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 04:01
Teachers and staff are three times more likely to be physically attacked than the average UK employee.
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'Raped as a student'

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 01:11
After she was raped as a student Hannah Price began a campaign to shed light on the problem of sexual assault at university.
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Trampoline park injuries 'more serious', hospital finds

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:16
Children suffered worse injuries at trampoline parks than when using home equipment, a hospital finds.
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University strike talks suspended without agreement

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 19:31
The two sides met at the mediation service Acas as strikes continue.
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'Poverty pay'

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 09:15
The academics facing job insecurity and poor pay at British universities
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Two more Scottish universities to offer teacher training

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:23
It is hoped the move to train students at two Edinburgh centres will help solve a recruitment crisis.
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UK Snow: Bournemouth school dinners given to homeless

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 09:17
More than 1,500 meals were shared between eight charities after school closures due to the snow.
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Learners let down by Learndirect, say MPs

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:50
The government is criticised for giving taxpayers' money to a training provider accused of failing.
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Kenyan film school takes on Hollywood at Oscars

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:45
A Kenyan film school is a surprise challenge to Hollywood superstars in the chase for an Oscar this weekend.
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Five things to know on school offer day

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 01:02
Pupils in England are receiving offers of a secondary school place.
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Universities should pay back students for strike, says minister

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 16:06
Students should get money back for strike-hit lectures, says university minister.
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Childcare costs: Parents of children under two pay the most

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:31
The cost of a part-time nursery place for a child under two rose by 7% in a year, to £122 a week, research says.
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'Bullied for the way I looked'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:08
More than half of children aged 11 to 16 say they have been bullied about the way they look, survey finds.
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The app that helps feeds kids

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:07
Marie Farmer came up with the idea during her maternity leave, and it has now led to her quitting her job.
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University dispute: More talks but strikes continue

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:01
The two sides in the dispute over pensions have agreed to mediation by the conciliation service Acas.
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Unregistered schools

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 18:06
Inspectors say there are more than 350 unregistered schools but they have few powers to investigate.
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'Avoidable mistakes made in appointment of Toby Young'

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 17:00
A watchdog says his reputation as a "controversialist" should have prompted greater scrutiny.
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Mother's Asperger's poem strikes a chord on social media

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 07:51
The mother of a child with Asperger's syndrome is touched by the response after posting a poem on Facebook.
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Asperger syndrome:

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:03
A mum’s moving poem about her son who has Asperger syndrome.
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University strike: Lecturers' pension action solid, says union

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 19:03
Talks are due on Tuesday but bosses will not reconsider plans to press ahead with pension changes.
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