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Education & Family News

Essay-writing company's adverts banned

01:20 AM 21/03/2018

UK Essays did not make it clear that work should not be submitted as students' own work - ASA.

Exeter university students suspended over racism and rape claims

06:52 PM 20/03/2018

The University of Exeter investigate allegations of "vile" comments made by law society members.

Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs

06:43 AM 20/03/2018

Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.

Teenager arrested over schools bomb hoax

08:39 PM 21/03/2018

A 19-year-old has been arrested after the hoax closed hundreds of schools across England on Monday.

Children drawing more women in science

08:52 AM 20/03/2018

A US study shows that more children draw women scientists than they did in the 1960s and 1970s.

Supply teaching firm accused of 'obscene' payments to directors

11:15 AM 20/03/2018

Wales' largest supply teaching provider paid two directors almost £1m over two years.

Under-doctored areas to get new medical schools

01:03 AM 20/03/2018

New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.

NUT teaching union spent more than UKIP at 2017 election

05:11 PM 19/03/2018

The Tories were the biggest spenders - but the teaching union spent £326,306 ahead of the 2017 vote.

UK teacher wins global best teacher prize

04:09 PM 18/03/2018

The winning teacher warns of pupils' deprivation and calls for more support for the arts.

Few dads take time off work to look after children

02:51 PM 20/03/2018

An Equalities Select Committee report finds only 2% to 8% of fathers take up parental leave rights.

UK's Andria Zafirakou wins Global Teacher Prize

12:01 AM 19/03/2018

Andria Zafirakou is the first British winner of a competition to find the world's best teacher.

Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'

12:38 AM 18/03/2018

The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.

University strikes split student opinion

12:25 AM 16/03/2018

As the lecturer strike continues, we asked students in Liverpool what they make of it.

Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape

11:11 PM 20/03/2018

A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence

Florida survivors: Don't arm our teachers

01:47 PM 17/03/2018

Students from the school where 17 died in a gun attack say arming teachers would add to the danger.

Billions sent back home by migrant workers

12:07 AM 14/03/2018

The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador

Lessons by boat, taxi and truck

12:22 AM 07/03/2018

'If children can't come to school, then the school should come to them." Lessons delivered by taxi, truck and boat.

Kenyan film school takes on Hollywood at Oscars

12:45 PM 01/03/2018

A Kenyan film school is a surprise challenge to Hollywood superstars in the chase for an Oscar this weekend.

'I forget my PE kit deliberately'

01:39 AM 19/03/2018

Some teenage boys avoid PE at all costs - even if it means a detention

England's top school

01:48 AM 16/03/2018

Two of England's top schools are Muslim schools in Blackburn. What's their view on integration?

Homework overload?

03:21 AM 15/03/2018

Reality Check teams up with BBC School Report to look at homework.

Tuition fee value

12:47 PM 14/03/2018

Only 38% of students in England say the fees for their course are good value for money, the Office for Students says.

The PhD pickets

04:06 PM 13/03/2018

As a pension strike deal is rejected, university staff say they are ready for the long haul

Relative construction

10:28 AM 13/03/2018

What is it like being a mum and son at construction college, and would they go into business together?

Reality Check

12:49 PM 13/03/2018

University staff have entered their fourth week of strikes over changes to pensions. But why is there a dispute over the size of the pension pot?

Cutting independence

09:09 AM 12/03/2018

Pensioners and disabled people fear losing homes ahead of housing costs support changes, it is claimed.

Youth loneliness

02:34 AM 09/03/2018

The pressure to be successful can increase a sense of loneliness among young people, research finds.

BBC game challenges young people to spot "fake news"

09:53 PM 14/03/2018

Young people can play the role of a newsroom journalist, making their own decisions on what is true or false in the new BBC iReporter interactive game.

Can you spot fake news?

06:01 AM 15/03/2018

It's the phrase of the moment but have you ever been taken in?

Checking the story

03:33 PM 14/03/2018

If you want to be sure a story is right, you need to make time to check the evidence.

Map of participating schools 2017-18

11:05 AM 31/01/2018

Find school and sixth forms in your area who are taking part in BBC School Report 2018.

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