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'School experience is not just learning'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 00:48
These classroom representatives talk about some of the obstacles pupils from poorer backgrounds can face.
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Toy wheelchairs 'boost self-esteem'

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 08:41
The organisation which made the model believes more toys should reflect children with disabilities.
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Sight loss: 'I had to teach my daughter to move'

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 06:35
Babies learn so much about the world around them by watching others, but what if they can't see us?
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Mr Greedy 'almost as hard to read' as Steinbeck classics

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 14:03
Roger Hargreaves' cult Mr Men book rivals Of Mice and Men in complexity, research finds.
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Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 13:31
Students' mass walkouts to demand action have sparked a debate over school attendance in Germany.
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The Piplets: The rare boy triplets carving out media careers

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 10:02
Despite only being aged four, the boys have Hollywood and Instagram careers under their belts.
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Older drivers: Woman, 86, aces advanced driving test

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 00:19
Thelma Bradshaw, 86, wants to fight against ageism after passing the advanced driving test twice.
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Secondary school places - not got what you wanted?

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 10:25
If the school on offer is unsuitable for some reason, there are a number of things you can do.
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Instagram biggest for child grooming online - NSPCC finds

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 09:39
Facebook and Snapchat are warned too, after cases including a girl lured to woods "for sex" then abandoned.
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'I love concrete', says woman causing stir in construction

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 01:11
Building apprenticeships are highly male-dominated, but some young women are bucking the system.
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Children's social worker recruitment 'too low'

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 11:45
Councils are struggling to find people to fill key posts amid an increasing demand for help.
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Tuition fees not university deterrent, says Hinds

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 10:00
Tuition fees reviews seems set to call for a cut, but education secretary says no barrier to students.
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The hairdressers spotting signs of abuse

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 00:59
Hairdressers and beauticians are being trained on the signs of domestic abuse, after one fatal case.
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Suffolk girl with autism misses school after transfer blunder

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 00:10
The pupil was moved to a mainstream school without proper support and then had to move again, a report finds.
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Enniskillen schoolboy guilty in upskirting case

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 15:23
Timothy Boomer, 18, took five pictures of two female teachers at Enniskillen Royal Grammar School.
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UK global university ranking Brexit warning

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 00:02
UK universities perform well in subject league tables but there are warnings that depends on EU partnerships.
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Paternal leave rights equalised to maternity rights

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:11
A father explains why he did not regret taking up the offer of six months paid paternity leave after the birth of his son.
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Only a quarter of student rapes reported, survey suggests

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:58
Survey suggests that more than half of university students have experienced unwanted sexual behaviours.
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My six-year wait for life-changing compensation

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 01:24
Why did it take so long for an abuse victim to get life-changing compensation?
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Children 'failed in first 1,000 days', says MPs

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:37
A group of MPs wants a "revolution" in early years support, including more health visitor contacts.
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