Trojan Horse inquiry: Teachers' bans quashed

BBC - Thu, 13/10/2016 - 17:51
Lifetime bans handed to two teachers after the "Trojan Horse" inquiry are quashed.
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History of art teachers devastated as A-level axed

BBC - Thu, 13/10/2016 - 15:07
History of art teachers say they are "devastated" after the last exam board to offer the subject at A-level decide to axe it from 2018.
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Retake exam blunder after 11-Plus leak

BBC - Thu, 13/10/2016 - 11:24
Pupils who had to re-sit an 11-Plus exam because of allegations some children had seen the exam before find a question from a mock exam.
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Serious NSPCC cases jump in wake of Savile scandal

BBC - Thu, 13/10/2016 - 01:58
The NSPCC reports a big jump in calls serious enough to pass on to the police or social services since the Savile scandal unravelled.
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Heathrow accused by cleaners over living wage deal

BBC - Wed, 12/10/2016 - 15:55
Cleaners at Heathrow have written to the airport's boss saying they are not getting a living wage agreed in plans for a third runway.
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Failing academies 'not being taken over fast enough'

BBC - Wed, 12/10/2016 - 14:29
Failing academies are not being given new management fast enough by the officials overseeing them, a committee of MPs hears.
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Childcare costs 'hit mortgage applicants'

BBC - Wed, 12/10/2016 - 11:53
Parents are asking family and friends to look after their children to reduce childcare costs while they apply for a mortgage, a survey suggests.
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Protection for at-risk children 'unsatisfactory'

BBC - Wed, 12/10/2016 - 02:53
Government attempts to improve protection for at-risk children in England have been criticised by the spending watchdog, the National Audit Office.
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Is this the world's most oversubscribed school?

BBC - Wed, 12/10/2016 - 00:20
A school in India that offers an elite education for poor rural families receives 250,000 applications for 200 places.
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Funding for academy trust axed

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 21:02
An academy chain is facing closure after the Education Funding Agency (EFA) announced it was terminating the group's funding agreement.
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Bailey Gwynne death: Pupil stabbing death was 'avoidable'

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 14:19
A fatal stabbing at an Aberdeen school was "potentially avoidable" if teachers had been told a pupil carried weapons, an inquiry finds.
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Heseltine: Industrial strategy should start in schools

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 13:50
Lord Heseltine says the UK's skills shortage is a serious problem - and if it was up to him he would start industrial strategy in primary schools.
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How to pass the Oxford interview

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 13:45
What are the types of questions facing students applying for places at Oxford University? And what are they intended to find out?
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One in 10 Primary one pupils 'overweight or obese'

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 11:44
More than one in 10 children in Scotland have started primary school overweight or obese in the last decade, according to new figures.
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EU-student funding guarantee extended

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2016 - 11:31
EU students applying for a place at English universities for the next academic year will be eligible for loans and grants, ministers say.
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School tables 'should show mental health'

BBC - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:40
Parents should be able to find about pupils' well-being from school league tables, says Sir Anthony Seldon.
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Many teachers 'working 60-hour week'

BBC - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:24
Teachers in England's secondary schools work an average of 48.2 hours a week, with a fifth working more than 60 hours, a report says.
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Your shout

BBC - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 12:47
Choose the question you want Sean Coughlan to investigate
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Most women in 2016 happy to be female, BBC poll suggests

BBC - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 08:41
Almost nine out of 10 women would rather be a woman than a man today, compared with just over half in 1947, a poll for Radio 4's Woman's Hour suggests.
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Live and learn

BBC - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 02:33
Going to university is often thought of as a rite of passage for many young people, but some are breaking away from this tradition.
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