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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England's academy trusts 'run up debts of £25m'

BBC - Sun, 09/10/2016 - 01:55
Debts run up by 113 academy trusts in England amount to almost £25m, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.
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Brexit: LSE foreign experts 'should not advise ministers'

BBC - Fri, 07/10/2016 - 20:44
The London School of Economics says some of its academics have been barred from advising the Foreign Office on Brexit because they are not British.
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Schools dementia awareness initiative launched in Wales

BBC - Fri, 07/10/2016 - 09:31
A new initiative to improve young people's understanding of dementia is launched by Welsh ministers.
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Building new schools 'must be top priority' for government

BBC - Fri, 07/10/2016 - 00:58
Hundreds of new schools could be needed in England to cope with the school population bulge, say public sector building specialists.
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No freshers from Clare College Cambridge turn up for 'compulsory' consent workshop

BBC - Thu, 06/10/2016 - 14:34
No-one attended a compulsory talk on sexual consent and acceptable behaviour at Clare College Cambridge on Tuesday morning.
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Excluded voices

BBC - Thu, 06/10/2016 - 03:55
Four children talk about being expelled from school, after figures show a 300% rise in exclusion in three years in certain areas of England.
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Teenagers 'checking mobile phones in night'

BBC - Thu, 06/10/2016 - 01:41
Almost half (45%) of young people are checking their mobile phones after they have gone to bed, a poll suggests.
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Wasted money?

BBC - Thu, 06/10/2016 - 00:57
Nick Triggle answers a reader's question on why the NHS continues to fund homeopathy in the UK.
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