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Global education - BBC News

Reaching 130 million girls with no access to school. By Sean Coughlan. Family and education correspondent. Julia Gillard says investing in girls' education is the key to reducing global poverty ...

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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to pledge funding for T-levels ...

Oct 23, 2021  · The government will reconfirm its commitment to a "skills revolution" with a spending package to be unveiled by the chancellor on Wednesday. …

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'Years to get children back on track after Covid' - BBC News

Oct 22, 2021  · But as in many communities, there is a fear that the widening of the disadvantage gap in education during the pandemic risks blighting the prospect of its young people. Related Topics.

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A-level textbook withdrawn over 'shocking' Native …

Oct 23, 2021  · An A-level history textbook has been withdrawn after a youth worker said she was "horrified" to discover an image asking whether the treatment of Native Americans had been exaggerated. The AQA ...

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Sex education: Could consent classes help end …

Oct 21, 2021  · Teacher Frankie Arundel says teaching about sex and relationships is "so important". As well as the sex education lessons in secondary schools, relationships lessons are now compulsory in …

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BBC News | EDUCATION

BBC education correspondent Mike Baker debates the Blairs' reported decision to hire private tutors for their two eldest sons. Private tuition 'distorts' results The increasing use of private tutors among affluent families is distorting the results of school league tables, head teachers warn.

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BBC NEWS | Education | 'Education, education, education'

The "education action zones" gave way to Excellence in Cities, focusing money and attention on inner-city underachievement. And now trusts are to create a new type of organisation, which could involve schools, colleges and universities outside of local authority control.

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NI education: Teachers' fair employment law exemption ...

Oct 26, 2021  · NI education: Teachers' fair employment law exemption 'outdated'. The exemption of teachers in Northern Ireland from fair employment legislation "is outdated and needs to …

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Sex Education: 'I wish I knew sex could be fun growing up ...

Jan 29, 2020  · So when the TV show Sex Education - which centres around two students who set up a sex clinic in their school - first debuted on Netflix last year, it was a breath of fresh air.

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BBC News - A lesson in Scandinavian education?

Mar 18, 2010  · High standards of education are credited with turning this country, which used to be known for timber production, into one of the world's most successful high-tech innovative economies. Politicians and business leaders in Scotland, which is a similar size, would love to see Scottish education deliver the same economic miracle.

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BBC News | EDUCATION | Culture affects learning strategies

Feb 14, 2000  · Low Graphics. Monday, 14 February, 2000, 12:52 GMT. Culture affects learning strategies. English pupils 'are good at independent thinking'. Different national characteristics can make it dangerous to assume that other country's educational ideas - or performance - are 'better', according to research. It says cultural attitudes have a big impact ...

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Do parents want to go private?

Jun 06, 2008  · Better discipline was cited by 30% of parents as a reason for favouring private schools. That was up from just 14% in 2004. It made this the second ranked reason for preferring private schools, ahead of "smaller classes" and only behind the rather generalised desire for a "better standard of education".

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BBC News | EDUCATION | Behaviour worse than 20 years ago

Jun 07, 2000  · Top Education stories now: Schools' budgets may be frozen. Students 'stressed by exam overload' Anger at education scheme benefit cut . New 'focus' for school tests . Boost for ethnic minority teachers. Healthy eating in schools 'backfires' Link between poverty and truancy.

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BBC News | EDUCATION | Bad parenting 'causes child crime'

Mar 24, 2002  · Reports of what the education secretary is expected to say follow a difficult week for the government over its record on crime. Newspapers highlighted the growing problem of lawlessness among children, including the story of two teenage brothers behind a series of crimes and an 11-year-old girl pictured smashing a shop window. 'Corrosive'

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Text of Blair's education speech - BBC NEWS | UK

Apr 10, 2005  · Education: the best social policy, helping create a Britain where work and merit, not privilege or class background, decide how far you go Education: the best liberator of any human being's potential Education, education, education, then and now the key to the door of Britain's future success.

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CBBC Newsround | LIFE FOR AFRICAN KIDS | Education

Education. Many children in Africa are desperate to go to school and learn how to read and write. But most can't - normally because they don't have enough money. You often have to pay school fees, and parents don't have the cash. Also, many children are needed to help out at home. Walking to school.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Is five too soon to start school?

Feb 08, 2008  · Entering full-time education at such a tender age meant reducing the malign influence of Victorian feckless parents - it was about child protection and social conditioning rather than learning. And it was an attempt to appease suspicious employers, who were worried that starting any later would remove their supply of juvenile workers.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Benefits of creative classrooms

May 23, 2009  · However, a report published this week by the new charity Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) highlights research suggesting that a focus on creativity in schools need not be at the expense of achievement in the basics. Indeed, it claims the very opposite: that creativity boost exam results and attendance.

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BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Is sex education good enough in ...

May 27, 2005  · Good sex education is needed in schools - in ALL forms of sex along with the STDs that can result from it. It needs to be done by professionals - not by school biology teachers as a bolt on to their job. Parents can also play a part in sex education, but their advice is limited to their own experiences and hearsay.

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BBC NEWS | Middle East | Muslim girls struggle for education

Sep 24, 2003  · One of the results of these long traditions is a vicious circle whereby very few women receive the education needed to become policy-makers - and therefore education policy remains male-dominated. Further, some Muslims in the region believe that there is little point in paying for a girl's education, as they are destined only for a life as a ...

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BBC News | EDUCATION | Breaking down religious barriers

Nov 14, 2001  · Low Graphics. Wednesday, 14 November, 2001, 19:55 GMT. Breaking down religious barriers. Trainee primary teachers visit Watford Mosque. Critics say religious education simply produces better-informed racists - but others argue there has never been a greater need for a deeper understanding of other faiths and cultures and that schools should ...

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BBC NEWS | UK | UK Politics | Cameron's Britain: Education

Jun 26, 2008  · A political party's education plans can be more revealing than any other policy area. After all, how we educate our children is how we see our future. So what is the Conservatives' vision? The most striking feature is how much the vision for education in England has changed under David Cameron, stealing many of New Labour's clothes.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Science dull and hard, pupils say

Jun 16, 2005  · Science dull and hard, pupils say. Scientists were seen by most pupils as clever. Some 51% of teenagers think science lessons are boring, confusing or difficult, a survey suggests. Figures from the OCR exam board, which interviewed 950 children aged 13 to 16 in England, showed 7% thought people working in the area were "cool".

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Somali Girl’s Education (ISPABE Project)

Education is an integral component in rebuilding Somalia, particularly in the South and Central areas, where the majority of the population has largely been deprived of education due to lack of consistent centralized governance. Economic and environmental factors have seen a country-wide shift from ...

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BBC NEWS | Special Report | 1998 | 05/98 | Education ...

May 21, 1998  · The government plans to create 25 education action zones during its five-year term of office. The original timetable to start with just five this Autumn has been accelerated; now 12 will start in September, the other 13 in January 1999.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Education champion Ted Wragg dies

Nov 10, 2005  · Education champion Ted Wragg dies. Ted Wragg: "A tremendous loss". One of the best known names in UK education, Professor Ted Wragg, has died following a heart attack. He was taken ill while jogging on Sunday and died in hospital in the early hours of Thursday. He was 67.

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BBC NEWS | Africa | Why don't Africa's girls go to school?

Jul 04, 2003  · Education is the major force that propells all major economies in the World today. I am of the belief that what is good for a boy is also good for a girl. Girl's education is a right not a priviledge. Nana Poku, Accra-Ghana .

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BBC NEWS | South Asia | Sex education runs into trouble

Aug 22, 2007  · The decision to introduce sex education in India's schools, aimed primarily at creating awareness about HIV-Aids, has generated howls of protests from many quarters. Many women's organisations and religious groups as well as several politicians say exposing children to an open debate on the subject, specially in classrooms, will make them "more ...

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