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Teachers don’t understan...

Dec 13, 2018 by

Cathryn Knight – Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that most of us know for causing problems with writing, reading and...

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T-Levels might mark a ‘r...

Dec 4, 2018 by

After advice from an expert panel, the government recently announced sweeping reforms to improve vocational education for young...

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Girls are being denied access ...

Nov 28, 2018 by

Hannah L Spacey – Girls in the UK are often told that they can do whatever they want. That nothing can stop them. If they can...

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What Chinese students want fro...

Nov 23, 2018 by

While researching why Chinese students come to Europe for higher education, we encountered some tired and stereotypical views in our...

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Academic freedom: I spent four...

Nov 21, 2018 by

John Nagle – The case of the Durham PhD student, Matthew Hedges – who has been arrested and placed in solitary confinement on...

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How World War I changed Britis...

Nov 16, 2018 by

John Taylor – November 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the World War I. It was a turning point in British social...

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More primary schools could scr...

Nov 15, 2018 by

Lorele Mackie – At the beginning of this school year, it wasn’t just children who were grumbling about homework. A despairing...

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Poorer children priced out of ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Years of austerity in the UK have bitten away at school budgets, and the arts have suffered heavily. Schools can no longer afford to...

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Concussion prevention: Sorting...

Nov 8, 2018 by

James Smoliga- As his helmet collided violently with his opponent’s shoulder, Luke Kuechly looked like a life-size bobblehead doll....

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British Empire is still being ...

Nov 4, 2018 by

Deana Heath – Jeremy Corbyn has recently proposed that British school children should be taught about the history of the...

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Hate speech is still easy to f...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Jennifer Grygiel – Shortly after the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, I noticed that the word “Jews” was trending on Twitter....

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How a National Education Servi...

Oct 28, 2018 by

Paul Breen – The EU Referendum of 2016 was never a political football match. In spite of the tone that runs through the debate,...

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Academic freedom: I spent four...

Oct 24, 2018 by

John Nagle – The case of the Durham PhD student, Matthew Hedges – who has been arrested and placed in solitary confinement on...

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The toxic legacy of parent sha...

Oct 24, 2018 by

Frank Furedi – Intensive parenting has become the latest target of parent shaming. Having been instructed to constantly...

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Helicopter or lawnmower? Moder...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Amy Brown – When many middle-aged people think back to their childhood, they remember roaming the streets with their friends...

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Why more women don’t win...

Oct 7, 2018 by

Mary K. Feeney – One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment for any scientist....

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University isn’t the be ...

Oct 7, 2018 by

Gerbrand Tholen – There is increasing pressure being placed on universities to deliver better “value for money”. Universities...

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The toxic legacy of parent sha...

Sep 28, 2018 by

Frank Furedi – Intensive parenting has become the latest target of parent shaming. Having been instructed to constantly...

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What comics can teach us about...

Sep 24, 2018 by

Christopher Murray – The emerging field of comics studies continues to wrestle with the central question, “What is a comic?”...

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Curious Kids: Why does English...

Sep 22, 2018 by

Kate Burridge – This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in...

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