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Northampton students protest over rent and conditions

Thu, 11/09/2023 - 08:47
University of Northampton students claim they are paying "extortionate rent" for poor accommodation.

NI education staff strike to cause 'severe disruption'

Thu, 11/09/2023 - 07:23
Thousands of non-teaching education staff are to take industrial action over pay and education cuts.

Jewish students at UK universities 'deeply anxious', union warns

Wed, 11/08/2023 - 03:17
Both antisemitic and islamophobic abuse is rising at universities, experts tell the BBC.

Conversion therapy: Ban not included in King's Speech

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 15:15
Legislation first promised in 2018 still 'being considered' after months of speculation over ban.

Same-sex parents describe feeling 'judged'

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 06:59
Two couples tell the BBC about the joys and struggles of having children in a same-sex partnership.

Parenting: Helping young dads to challenge stereotypes

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 01:01
They're often seen as "dangerous, feckless and disinterested", but one charity's trying to change that.

One in 10 mothers with under-fours quit work over childcare, says charity

Mon, 11/06/2023 - 08:07
A quarter of a million mothers with children under four have left their jobs, the Fawcett Society says.

The farm at an inner city Birmingham school

Mon, 11/06/2023 - 07:00
Collecting the eggs and tending to goats are part of an average day for Handsworth primary pupils.

CBeebies' Rebecca Keatley to see other side of screen with baby due

Sat, 11/04/2023 - 22:53
Rebecca Keatley is seeing her work in a new light as she prepares to become a parent this winter.

Poorer children could get school choice priority

Sat, 11/04/2023 - 18:10
The plans aim to balance out the percentage of pupils on free school meals in secondary schools.

University graduates may be better off staying in Wales, company says

Fri, 11/03/2023 - 07:16
Lower wages may be offset by lower living costs, says firm trying to halt brain drain to London.

Bedford students given £3.6k to help with university costs

Fri, 11/03/2023 - 07:14
University student Kezia-Rose says £3.6K from the Bedford-based Harpur Trust has helped them.

I'll still be paying my student loan off at 60

Thu, 11/02/2023 - 11:54
Scottish graduates are seeing their student loan debt rising at a rate of 6.25% a year.

Stephen Hawking's daughter gives keynote speech at school

Thu, 11/02/2023 - 07:39
Lucy Hawking gives a speech to pupils in Cambridge on creating a better world for the future.

Northern Ireland teacher pay: No extra money for rise, says department

Thu, 11/02/2023 - 07:31
NI teachers have not had a pay rise in nearly three years and get less than their UK counterparts.

Miscarriages led to years of loneliness for mum before baby

Thu, 11/02/2023 - 07:12
Hawys Barrett says she waited "month by month" for fertility treatment to work before having a son.

Bereaved families welcome move to block suicide forum

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 15:39
Bereaved families had asked internet providers to block the forum, following a BBC investigation.

Scottish school strikes go ahead in pay dispute

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 09:34
Council staff in four areas across Scotland walk out in pursuit of a better pay offer.

St Ives teachers to strike over 'heavy handed' policies

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 07:36
Union reps say 'draconian' behaviour rules undermine teachers' authority.

Cornell University student held over threats to Jewish classmates

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 04:36
Comments posted online had threatened to shoot Jewish students a the prestigious university.

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