Youth services heading towards collapse, says union

BBC - Fri, 12/08/2016 - 09:54
A study revealing hundreds of youth centres have closed and youth worker jobs axed says services in the UK are heading towards collapse.
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Special needs pupils lack crucial support, poll suggests

BBC - Fri, 12/08/2016 - 01:11
Too many pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England lack crucial support, a poll of education staff suggests.
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Bear Grylls hails six-year-old hero scout who helped save a life

BBC - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 13:07
A six-year-old scout who helped save a life has been hailed a hero by Chief Scout and TV adventurer Bear Grylls.
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More than a third of female students 'have mental health problems'

BBC - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 09:16
One in three female students in the UK has a mental health problem, a survey suggests.
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Is university worth the money?

BBC - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 19:36
Many millennials regret the money spent on university, according to a new study. So should you skip the degree?
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West can't go into isolation on aid, warns Gillard

BBC - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 00:31
It is no longer possible for countries to isolate themselves from events such as the refugee crisis in the Middle East, says Julia Gillard.
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AS-level results 'more variable' this year, schools warned

BBC - Tue, 09/08/2016 - 17:47
Schools should expect more variation in AS-level results in England this year, says exams regulator Ofqual
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Ofsted chairman to visit Isle of Wight after full apology

BBC - Tue, 09/08/2016 - 15:59
Ofsted chairman David Hoare has retracted comments about drug use and unemployment on the Isle of Wight and pledged to visit.
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Graduate debt 'a third of average mortgage', says charity

BBC - Tue, 09/08/2016 - 13:10
New graduates in England face average debt levels of more than a third of the average mortgage, research suggests.
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Exams day sees largest number of Scots pupils secure university places

BBC - Tue, 09/08/2016 - 12:42
More pupils from Scotland get a university place on exams results day than in any previous year, it is confirmed.
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Charities call for action on school clothing grants

BBC - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:03
Anti-poverty campaigners call on the Scottish government to set a minimum school clothing grant to end council inequality.
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Scottish government reveals vision to end child poverty

BBC - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 14:16
The Scottish government outlines its vision to end child poverty in the country.
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Body image 'a problem for boys', says advertising think tank

BBC - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 13:04
Eating disorders, dieting and extreme exercising are as much of a problem for secondary school boys as for girls, suggests a survey.
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Children in care often lack mentor support, says Barnardo's

BBC - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 00:35
Too many young people in care in England are missing out on the support from independent mentors that they are entitled to, says Barnardo's.
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Labour and Lib Dems 'would fight grammar school plans'

BBC - Sun, 07/08/2016 - 22:16
Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs say they would fight any move by PM Theresa May to lift the ban on new grammar schools being created in England.
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Isle of Wight anger at Ofsted boss's 'ghetto' comments

BBC - Sun, 07/08/2016 - 11:59
Isle of Wight residents react with anger to the chairman of Ofsted describing the island as as a "ghetto".
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Ofsted boss 'should not resign'

BBC - Sat, 06/08/2016 - 10:32
The chief inspector of schools in England does not think the chairman of Ofsted should resign after describing the Isle of Wight as a 'ghetto'.
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Ofsted chairman 'should not resign' over Isle of Wight comments

BBC - Sat, 06/08/2016 - 09:44
Ofsted chairman David Hoare went "over the top" by calling the Isle of Wight a "ghetto" but should not resign, the chief inspector of schools says.
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Ofsted's David Hoare Isle of Wight 'inbreeding' comment reaction

BBC - Fri, 05/08/2016 - 18:44
Ofsted's David Hoare called the Isle of Wight a "ghetto" where "there has been inbreeding"
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Ofsted boss sorry for calling Isle of Wight a ghetto

BBC - Fri, 05/08/2016 - 15:41
Ofsted chairman David Hoare apologises after labelling the Isle of Wight a "ghetto" and a place where there has been inbreeding.
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