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Oxford Union debate: Blind student 'violently' pulled from seat

8 hours 55 min ago
Ebenezer Azamati says he felt "unwelcome" in Britain after being "violently removed" from the Oxford Union.

Why more people are talking about the issue of social care

17 hours 46 min ago
Social care pledges will be under intense scrutiny during the election, but why is it so important?

Good grades and a desk 'key for university hopes'

18 hours 25 min ago
High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests.

'Social workers ran my life as a kid in care - now I am one'

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 03:11
In care from the age of four, homeless at 19... now 23, Kerry has turned her life around.

South Korean grannies keeping a school alive

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 02:15
Facing a year without any first graders, a school in South Korea opened its doors to grandmothers.

Meetings at work 'about therapy rather than solutions'

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 01:46
More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study.

Warwick University Hong Kong exchange students called back to UK

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 18:25
The University of Warwick said it is "no longer appropriate" for its students to remain in Hong Kong.

One in 50 'children in need' are not yet born

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 02:24
Rising numbers of children are being officially labelled as vulnerable before they are even born.

Student poverty: French march in protest after suicide bid

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:28
A student who set himself on fire on Friday blamed his severe financial difficulties on government.

Teens in care in Birmingham 'without food or bedding'

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 18:23
Two teenagers tell BBC Newsnight about their experiences of living in semi-supported accommodation.

Student forced to turn to food bank by loan delay

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 17:33
A second year Bristol undergraduate says a student loan administration error left him penniless.

Children 'become less active during primary years'

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 13:53
Between the ages of six and 11, children became 17 minutes less active per week every year - study.

Inside the primary school class with 63 pupils

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 01:21
What is it like to be a primary school pupil in a class of 63 children?

Labour promises free jobs retraining for adults

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:55
Labour pledges a £3bn increase in adult education investment to update skills for work.

Election 2019: Labour pledges counsellors in every secondary

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 17:25
Labour says its Healthy Young Minds plan will ensure early prevention and identification of psychological issues.

General election 2019: Lib Dems propose £10k 'skills wallet' for all adults

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:36
Money for training courses will be made available to adults of all ages, under the Lib Dem plan.

Bullying: Fifth of young people in UK have been victims in past year - report

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 04:47
Research reveals the extent of bullying in the UK and explores the behaviour behind it.

Ending the taboo of soldiers with 'broken faces'

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 02:00
A new memorial will honour the soldiers who suffered terrible facial injuries during World War One.

Election 2019: Labour promising 1,000 new children's centres

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 23:36
Jeremy Corbyn pledges £1bn to open new Sure Starts - and LibDems offer childcare from nine months.

Fake rhino horn invented to ruin poachers' market

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:55
Oxford scientists have developed a cheap technique for fake rhino horn to "flood the market".

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