More young people in UK 'identifying as LGB', ONS finds

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 16:28
The proportion of young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual has increased, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
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Shakespeare's sisters

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 14:54
Kim Kardashian West might be today's leading lady, but teenage girls could learn a lot more from Shakespeare's heroines, a head teacher claims. So what did they know that might help teenagers today?
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Youngsters being 'left behind', says children's commissioner

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 06:36
Many youngsters in Wales are being "left behind" with Brexit "uncertainty" set to make the situation worse, the children's commissioner says.
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Be Cleopatra not a Kardashian, girls advised

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 02:28
Young women should model themselves on Shakespeare's heroines instead of reality stars like Kim Kardashian West, says top head teacher.
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Classrooms need more male teachers, charity says

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 02:07
England's classrooms need more male teachers, education charity Teach First says, as government figures show a continued gender gap in the profession.
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UN says 69 million teachers needed for global school pledge

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 00:24
Millions more teachers will need to be recruited around the world by 2030 if international pledges on education are to be kept, says Unesco.
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Low paid 'miss out on flexible working'

BBC - Wed, 05/10/2016 - 00:07
The less you earn, the less likely you are to work flexibly, research suggests.
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Greening announces social mobility 'opportunity areas'

BBC - Tue, 04/10/2016 - 16:56
Education Secretary Justine Greening has announced six "opportunity areas" in England to tackle social mobility "cold spots"
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Pressure to look perfect hits girls' confidence, say Guides

BBC - Tue, 04/10/2016 - 16:07
Girls in the UK are markedly less confident about their looks than they were five years ago, suggests research by Girlguiding.
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New immigration curbs needed 'to change tide of opinion'

BBC - Tue, 04/10/2016 - 15:47
The home secretary says tighter immigration rules for foreign workers and students can change public opinion on immigration.
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Barnsley and Middlesbrough see pupil exclusion rises of 300%

BBC - Tue, 04/10/2016 - 10:33
The number of pupils expelled from schools in some parts of England rises by more than 300% in three years.
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Freshers' week 'isolating and expensive', say head teachers

BBC - Tue, 04/10/2016 - 05:31
New university students often prefer study to the heavy drinking culture of freshers' week, private school heads say.
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Headmasters' warning against public-private sector 'forced marriage'

BBC - Mon, 03/10/2016 - 16:52
Independent schools cannot deliver effective help to state schools in England with "a gun pointing at our heads", a leading headmaster has said
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SSTA members vote for industrial action

BBC - Mon, 03/10/2016 - 14:00
Members of a Scottish teaching union vote in favour of industrial action in a dispute over workload.
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Playground politics

BBC - Mon, 03/10/2016 - 01:04
A guide to playground politics for new parents and tips on how to handle them
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Grammar schools will not be in every town, says Theresa May

BBC - Sun, 02/10/2016 - 12:03
The plan to lift the ban on grammar schools is not about reintroducing them to every town and city in England, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.
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Academy boss on his doubts about creating new grammar schools

BBC - Fri, 30/09/2016 - 19:47
The head of one of England's largest academy chains says creating more grammar schools will do little to raise standards.
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Bradford Kings Science academy staff jailed for fraud

BBC - Fri, 30/09/2016 - 17:50
The founder of a flagship academy and two members of staff are jailed for defrauding the government out of £69,000.
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Academy boss says grammar plans may leave children behind

BBC - Fri, 30/09/2016 - 17:04
The chief executive of one of the largest chains of schools in England says the plans for more grammars risk leaving most children behind.
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Teenage suicide

BBC - Fri, 30/09/2016 - 01:21
The story behind the suicide of two teenage girls in France opens an intense debate about how teenagers treat each other and how they are looked after at school.
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