Bullying: Fifth of young peopl...

Nov 12, 2019 by

A fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past 12 months, an annual report has found. Three out of four people who...

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Election 2019: Labour pledges ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Labour says its Healthy Young Minds plan will ensure early prevention and identification of psychological issues. A qualified...

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Nativity play school polling s...

Nov 9, 2019 by

Election officers hit back angrily at call to stop using schools for polling stations. Election officers have hit back angrily at...

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Fake rhino horn invented to ru...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Oxford scientists have developed a cheap technique for fake rhino horn to “flood the market”. Scientists have developed a...

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More students apply to study m...

Nov 7, 2019 by

A record number of 23,710 students have applied to study medicine at UK universities, Ucas figures show. New figures from the...

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Universities ‘undermined...

Nov 6, 2019 by

MPs warn academic freedom in the UK is under pressure from autocracies. Universities in the UK are failing to recognise the...

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Adoption breakdown: ‘No ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Three mothers talk about why they felt they had no choice but to give up their adopted children. Heartbroken mothers have described...

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Losing sight not enough for sp...

Nov 3, 2019 by

A young woman who lost her sight cannot get funding for a specialist college for the blind. If a young person lost their sight, you...

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‘My autistic daughter wa...

Nov 2, 2019 by

Jeremy says he could only touch 15-year-old Bethany by reaching through a tiny hatch. Father of autistic child urges government...

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Unconditional offer students &...

Oct 31, 2019 by

The Office for Students says 185 students who were not at risk of dropping out did so over two academic years. Eighteen-years-olds in...

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Technical schools ‘half ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

These schools have received £792m but are less likely to be rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted, a watchdog warns. Technical...

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Pupil background ‘should...

Oct 30, 2019 by

Ethnicity, free school meals and special needs should be factored in, Bristol University research says. More details about...

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Long-term prisoners ‘sho...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Allowing more inmates to borrow for degrees would cut reoffending rates, a report says. Prisoners serving long sentences should be...

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Overhaul exclusions to beat kn...

Oct 26, 2019 by

Too many excluded school pupils get only a couple of hours teaching each day, says their report. Better support for excluded pupils...

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Youth parliament: schools must...

Oct 23, 2019 by

Schools should teach life skills like managing money and coping with grief, says Youth Parliament. Welsh Youth Parliament member...

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Three generations under one ro...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Could moving three generations of the same family into a specially-adapted home be a solution to the UK’s housing crisis? The...

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Brexit sparks boom in applicat...

Oct 20, 2019 by

Brexit may be driving many to distraction – but it is boom time for university politics departments. The country remains deeply...

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Empty nest syndrome: The unexp...

Oct 19, 2019 by

Parents whose children have left home question why no-one told them it would hurt so much. It was the butter mountain and the milk...

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Primary schools give free food...

Oct 18, 2019 by

The biggest primary school academy trust is setting up food banks in its schools to feed families. Schools are going to have...

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Birmingham LGBT teaching prote...

Oct 16, 2019 by

The “imam from Batley” took part in a Birmingham protest despite not being invited, a court is told. A man leading...

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