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‘I got fed up with my students ending up in prison or dead': the teacher fighting to end school exclusions

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Appalled by the damage of zero-tolerance behaviour policies that see ever more pupils thrown out of class, and often education, Zahra Bei founded a campaign focusing on racial...
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Best academy trusts would not go north, says Northern Powerhouse chief

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

High-performing multi-academy trusts would not want to take on schools in the 55 education investment areas identified by the levelling up paper because the areas are too...
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POLL: Should branded school uniform be binned to cut cost of kitting out kids?

2 hours ago   |   The Courier

Should branded school uniform be ditched to cut the cost to families?
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Baloch women fear crackdown after Karachi suicide attack

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Pakistan's first female suicide bombing marks shift in nature of Baloch militancy On 26 April, Pakistan's first female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers and the...
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Every Good Boy Does Fine by Jeremy Denk review - a virtuosic memoir

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The concert pianist's account of striving for musical mastery sits alongside a stirring coming of age narrative To be a musician is to learn to live with paradox. That is the...
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Nadhim Zahawi's Oxbridge claim is an insult to state school students | Letters

20 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Michael Pyke takes issue with Nadhim Zahawi's argument that it is up to state schools to improve access to elite universities. Plus letters from Richard Duckworth, Gerald...
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Black students frustrated at lack of action on university racism, MPs told

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Academics and student leaders tell committee black students and staff face ‘ingrained institutional racism' Academics and student leaders have told MPs of their frustration at...
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Rebranding maths as numeracy? It doesn't add up

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Two government advisers claim the subject seems ‘scary' and ‘hard', while academics warn of ‘mathematics anxiety'. Would changing a few names really help? Name : Good question...
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‘My spelling isn't that great': Michael Morpurgo on why teaching kids to love writing is more important than grammar

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The author, poet and playwright on why we should move away from Michael Gove-mandated lessons on fronted adverbials and back to unleashing the creative potential of children I...
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Divas/Brotherhood review - powerful studies examine the challenges of growing up

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Máté Körösi's documentary about a trio of troubled young women in Budapest and Francesco Montagner's film following three sons in a Bosnian shepherd family explore the path to...
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Cowardly 'Lady in the Lake' killer refuses to come to court as he is jailed...

Cowardly 'Lady in the Lake' killer refuses to come to court as he is jailed for at least 30 years

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Record number of LGBTQ hate crime incidents reported in Northern Ireland...

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Lyon's Catarina Macario: ‘Choosing Europe was for moments like this'

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