Gina Williams on why every Australian should know some Indigenous words

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 21:00

The Noongar musician had to take Tafe classes to learn the language of her people, but now she’s dedicated to spreading its popularity – one song at a time

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What every man needs now: a six-pack from ancient Greece

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 19:05
Women have always faced impossible physical expectations. Now there is pressure on men to muscle up like Hercules Continue reading...







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Travel ban for five east London girls over fears they will join Isis in Syria

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 18:43

Girls, aged 15 and 16, attend Bethnal Green academy in east London and have been made wards of court

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How the science of sport can boost exam revision

Telegraph - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 18:29
The Easter holidays are crunch time for pre-GCSE and A-level revision. Applying sports psychology can help pupils focus and make the most of their time







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A-levels and GCSE subjects culled

BBC - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:39
Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.
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Uni offers UK's first Urdu degree

BBC - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:03
Manchester Metropolitan University becomes the UK's first higher education institute to offer students a degree course in Urdu.
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Yelp for teachers is a terrible idea

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:00

A Virginia parent sued for teacher evaluation and observations to be made available to the public - but educators are more than just a set of scores

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University protests around the world: share your photos

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:13

Are you staging a protest or occupation to fight against the commercialisation of higher education? Share your photos via GuardianWitness

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VIDEO: Music transforms children's lives

BBC - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 11:37
Classical music is transforming children's lives in a Tyneside's inner city areas as part of an innovative project at Sage Gateshead.
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Join us to debate the election issues that matter to young people

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 11:22

The Guardian is running a series of events with young experts and Guardian writers in the run up to the general election

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Many young pupils 'can't communicate'

BBC - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 10:02
A study suggests too many children in England are starting school unable to communicate well enough or control their behaviour.
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Students turn to sex work to make ends meet at university, study finds

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:53

Research shows one in 20 students has worked in sex industry to fund lifestyles, just get by or reduce debts, with more men than women involved

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University politics seminars are a breeding ground for chauvinism

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:52

Female politics students often feel intimidated and belittled in class, says a student blogger

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We shouldn't keep quiet about how research grant money is really spent

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 07:30

The same organisations that make it difficult to get a grant can be ridiculously laid back about how their money is spent once they have signed it over

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Good news Friday: school hamster in national contest win

Telegraph - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 07:00
Good News Friday: Young scientists win a national competition for their creative hydration solution, while school hamster inspires award winning photography. Read our weekly good news round-up







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Schools face significant funding cuts – weekly news review

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 07:00

Schools to brave up to 12% real-term funding cuts, Minecraft introduced in Northern Irish secondary schools, and girls doubt their sporting abilities

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A-level in leisure studies to be scrapped

The Independent - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 00:25

Leisure studies is to be scrapped as an A-level subject – but the sometimes ridiculed media studies will remain.









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Twice as many boys start school 'unable to speak properly', report finds

Telegraph - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 00:01
Boys are twice as likely as girls to start primary school unable to speak properly, according to an analysis made by the Early Intervention Foundation
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'Twice as many boys as girls are starting school unable to speak properly,' report

Telegraph - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 00:01
Boys are twice as likely than girls to start school primary unable to speak properly







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Teens 'cram revision into one night,' survey says

Telegraph - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 00:01
More than half of teenagers have confessed to regularly cramming all their revision for an exam into one night







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