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Bringing literature to life: t...

Aug 23, 2017 by

Moving to a closed-book, exam-only system filled me with dread – but my students have worked harder than ever Jo Bullen – Every...

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Two-year-olds should learn to ...

Aug 21, 2017 by

Early start would encourage women to become programmers and reduce gender stereotyping, argues Stephanie Shirley Children as young as...

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Universities are broke. So let...

Aug 21, 2017 by

The meaningless tasks and faux-business strategies prioritised by British universities have skewed their real role André Spicer...

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Secret Teacher: unconditional ...

Aug 19, 2017 by

The notion of university education as a buyer’s market rather than an academic pursuit is a cultural shift many of us were not ready...

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Universities can do more to st...

Aug 16, 2017 by

Almost a third of state school teachers quit in five years, but by supporting and mentoring NQTs for longer, universities can help...

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I went to Oxford. As a black f...

Aug 15, 2017 by

Afua Hirsch – The experiences of minority students reflect new research showing the UK’s top universities need to tackle the...

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Left-handed children ‘pe...

Aug 14, 2017 by

Campaigners claim ministers failing to recognise schoolroom struggles which hamper the development of left-handers Children are still...

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‘It’s a tough tran...

Aug 10, 2017 by

They may still be in nappies, but Karen Gross, author of Breakaway Learners, thinks universities should start adapting for the next...

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US history is a Pandora’...

Aug 8, 2017 by

Past controversy has often been diluted. After Trump’s victory, there’s a real opportunity to discuss what counts as history and the...

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Secret Teacher: working in the...

Aug 7, 2017 by

The extended holiday entitlement for teachers is fantastic, but the idea that it is an unwarranted perk is bogus I understand why...

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Fake news is bad. But fake his...

Aug 5, 2017 by

From Turkey to China, strongmen rewrite the past to suit their ends. But democracies are not immune to this revisionism Natalie...

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Labour is right not to make so...

Aug 1, 2017 by

Selina Todd – Justine Greening is the latest politician to make social mobility her ‘guiding mission’. But what it means is...

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Students: how to make the most...

Jul 31, 2017 by

From researching the company beforehand to creating an online professional profile, careers experts offer advice on how to prepare...

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A struggling school that inspi...

Jul 27, 2017 by

A secondary school featured on Channel 4 must find £800,000 by 2020. Its head says this is hurting the poorest pupils most – and it’s...

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Betsy DeVos: Trump’s ill...

Jul 26, 2017 by

The 59-year-old billionaire is said to be the spearhead of Trump’s agenda, and alarm is growing at her plans for privatization – and...

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Why there’s no such thing as a...

Jul 25, 2017 by

Even Einstein was unexceptional in his youth. Now a new book questions our fixation with IQ and says adults can help almost any child...

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I’ve been popping antidepressa...

Jul 25, 2017 by

I was first prescribed depression medication five years ago and it’s now part of my self-care routine. It’s good for young people to...

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Half of pupils expelled from s...

Jul 20, 2017 by

IPPR thinktank says permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system’ Half of all...

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Russell Group urges rethink on...

Jul 18, 2017 by

Body representing UK’s elite universities says new 6.1% rate is ‘very high’ and out of touch with commercial lending The Russell...

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Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman...

Jul 16, 2017 by

Stanford professor had suffered from breast cancer Prestigious Fields medal is considered maths’ equivalent of the Nobel Maryam...

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