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Dundee hairdresser's free back-to-school cuts snapped up in cost-of-living crisis

1 hour ago   |   The Courier

A hairdresser who offered free back-to-school haircuts to help families amid rising living costs was overwhelmed by demand.
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Send us your questions for Adam Kay

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Got something to ask the doctor turned comedian and author? Send it our way and we'll put it to him “When you sit down and pick your A-levels, you're set off on a trajectory...
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Banned by the Taliban: the Afghan girls fighting to go to school - video

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

After the recent Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, millions of teenage girls have been forbidden from receiving a high school education. Taliban officials have claimed the ban...
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‘Maybe we'll become a genre': Wu-Lu, the punky lo-fi hip-hop star moving fast to transcend labels

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

With his rasping vocals and pick-and-mix sound, south Londoner Miles Romans-Hopcraft, AKA Wu-Lu, is causing a stir. He discusses his family pride, skatepark education, and...
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Dear prime minister : please sort out sport in schools | Emma John

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Lack of strategy from government means PE is being squeezed for time and investment is badly targeted Forget Santa. If you really, really want something for Christmas this...
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No improvement in school attainment gap in England for 20 years, report says

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

‘Overwhelming evidence' education system leaves too many poorer students behind, despite decades of policy focus The attainment gap between poorer pupils and their better-off...
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Meet some of the excited children starting school in Tayside and Fife

13 hours ago   |   The Courier

Around 100,000 children and young people will spill through school doors across Tayside and Fife as the summer holidays come to an end.
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A-level results day will not be ‘pain-free', head of Ucas says

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Ucas, Ofqual and DfE hope to steady nerves as university admissions this year look set to be among the most competitive in living memory The head of the universities admissions...
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Women in poorest parts of England have same ill health at 60 as wealthiest aged 76, study finds

1 day ago   |   The Independent

‘A healthy, thriving society must have all the right building blocks in place, including good quality jobs, housing and education. Without these, people face shorter lives, in...
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‘I've been a wreck': students on facing A-level results after Covid disruption

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Four young people expecting their grades this week describe how the pandemic affected their studies Students expecting their A-level results this week are the first to have sat...
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