Education & Family

Education & Family

‘How I made fathers in Senegal carry babies on their backs’

A photographer breaks stereotypes in Senegal to show that men can be seen in public caring for their children. Read…

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Four out of 10 teachers plan to quit, survey suggests

Long hours and workload prompt 40% of UK teachers to plan their escape from the classroom, a survey says. Read…

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Parents find out about primary school places

Families in England are getting primary school offers, with one in 10 likely to miss out on their first choice.…

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North Yorkshire head eliminates school exclusions

There have been no exclusions at Risedale Sports and Community College for more than six months. Read More source

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‘I was put in a school isolation booth more than 240 times’

A teenager who tried to take her own life after months in a school isolation booth says she felt trapped.…

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The ‘untold misery’ of special needs shortfalls

A teaching union reveals nearly every council in England is short of money for special needs support. Read More source

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Nepal student treks for days to be reunited with mum after 12 years

A group of teenagers sent away to get an education return to their home villages to meet family. Read More…

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Just 15% of new schools fitted with fire sprinklers

The Fire Brigades Union accuses the government of “utter complacency” over fire safety in schools. Read More source

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Worsening child poverty harms learning, say teachers

Going to school hungry, thirsty and tired cuts pupils’ capacity to learn, says teachers’ union survey. Read More source

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Abuse of teachers leading to ‘millions’ in compensation

Almost £15m in compensation has been awarded to members of one teachers’ union over the past year. Read More source

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Unregistered schools given council funding

Ofsted voices safety fears over children taught in unregulated settings, often in “appalling” conditions. Read More source

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Ruskin College: Row over tutor Dr Lee Humber’s suspension

Dr Lee Humber was suspended following a vote of no confidence in Ruskin College’s principal. Read More source

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Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman is among 14 people pleading guilty in a scheme to buy places at elite universities. Read More source

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Why UK child poverty targets won’t be met

Twenty years ago, the Labour Party pledged to end child poverty in a generation. Read More source

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Wealthy families are biggest winners from school appeals

The appeals system for school places is working in favour of richer families, say researchers. Read More source

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‘I was the only girl in A-level electronics’

Khadijah Ismail endured stares and ‘boys’ armpit smells’ on her way to a dream apprenticeship. Read More source

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Cardiff students talk about gender equality in art

Art students share their thoughts on equality after a museum says its collections “embed historical injustice”. Read More source

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Ofsted chief accepted for ‘settled status’

A senior education official has had his dispute resolved over getting settled status after Brexit. Read More source

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