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‘End education snobbery. There...

Sep 18, 2018 by

For Angela Rayner, giving every child the best chance is personal – her mother couldn’t read. Now Rayner has a blank sheet to draw up...

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‘Schools give poor pupils easi...

Sep 16, 2018 by

Speaking as the schools body faces criticism, Amanda Spielman tells of anger at teens being given books for younger children Some...

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Lecturers are fed up with bein...

Sep 15, 2018 by

Des Freedman Universities are bankrolling new shiny buildings and high vice-chancellor pay while our jobs are cut. We’re ready to...

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William Shakespeare: father...

Sep 14, 2018 by

Newly found documents in the National Archives show the playwright’s father John was harassed by Crown informers, which may have...

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British people often boast abo...

Sep 12, 2018 by

Saying you’re rubbish with numbers is seen as a badge of honour in the UK. This means those with dyscalculia very rarely get the help...

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Billionaires v teachers: the K...

Sep 9, 2018 by

A small group of women have succeeded in putting a state law promoted by Betsy DeVos and billionaire donors which they see as an...

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Teacher shortages worsening in...

Sep 6, 2018 by

Turning to underqualified graduates to put more teachers in the classroom Teacher shortages are worsening across the US for the...

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Study of Portuguese and Spanis...

Sep 4, 2018 by

Thousands more Chinese students are taking up Latin American languages with an eye to improved employability When Zhang Fangming...

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Dozens of secondary schools ex...

Sep 1, 2018 by

Call for government to act after Guardian investigation reveals high suspension rates in England The government has been urged to...

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Franken-algorithms: the deadly...

Aug 30, 2018 by

The death of a woman hit by a self-driving car highlights an unfolding technological crisis, as code piled on code creates ‘a...

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Quarter of 14-year-old girls i...

Aug 30, 2018 by

Children’s Society analysis suggests tens of thousands hurting themselves on purpose More than 100,000 children aged 14 in the UK are...

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The only way to end the class ...

Aug 27, 2018 by

The continuing gap between state and private education is reinforcing privilege and harming the prospects of another generation. The...

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Let’s make period poverty hist...

Aug 25, 2018 by

Many young women miss school because they cannot afford sanitary products. We need free, universal access to them “I wrapped a sock...

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From pasta to stir-fry: foods ...

Aug 21, 2018 by

Prue Leith is right: children should learn to cook. Here are nine simple dishes they should be able to make Mina Holland – Prue...

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Poorer pupils far more likely ...

Aug 20, 2018 by

Data shows 9% of poor English children go to an inadequate school against 1% of wealthiest The poorest pupils in England are nine...

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Here is the expensive truth ab...

Aug 20, 2018 by

Many parents believe they are ‘purchasing’ a better education for their children by choosing a private school. Are they wrong? Peter...

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I managed to become a doctor, ...

Aug 16, 2018 by

After missing the grades I needed for medical school, I found another way to realise my dream Sally Pickin – It was August...

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Should I do a PhD? You asked G...

Aug 15, 2018 by

Rachel Hall – Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest...

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The public loves to hear from ...

Aug 14, 2018 by

Tom Shakespeare – My Café Scientifique project brings academics and the public together in an informal setting. It has been a...

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Middle-class teenagers ‘...

Aug 12, 2018 by

Richer applicants shop around through clearing to detriment of poorer peers, say experts Middle-class teenagers and their parents are...

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