Education

Hoarder: ‘My residence was a hovel’

Interactive How a scheme for hoarders helped one lady And after Sarah’s gangling room before “I use the word hovel, since it was.” Sarah was so ashamed of her cluttered house, she wouldn’t concede people in and lived in fear of things breaking down in case workmen indispensable to come in. The shame meant she used to keep the fate …

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‘Class divide’ in university entrance exams

Image copyright PA Image caption About a fifth of university places are awarded on the basement of vocational exams Half of white working-class students at England have vocational preparation as good as A-levels, says investigate from the Social Market Foundation. The investigate says in the North East 35% of white working-class students have entered with only vocational exams. The consider …

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Greening says ‘wrong’ to throw tyro grants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Justine Greening says upkeep grants should be backed for poorer students Justine Greening, the former preparation secretary, has called for the return of upkeep grants for poorer students – scrapped last year by the government. Ms Greening, private in the new cupboard reshuffle, also pronounced she was endangered about the turn of seductiveness charges …

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Teaching assistants: We are kicked, squabble on, hit and sworn at

Image caption “I have scars from being scratched by children” “On a daily basement we are kicked, squabble on, hit and sworn at. we confront assault every day, routinely mixed times a day. It’s impossibly singular to have a day where we haven’t been physically spoiled in one way or another.” Emma works as a classroom partner at a school …

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Brooklyn high school discuss group defies expectations to win big

A high school discuss group from a Brooklyn area best famous for its tyro castaway rate is jolt up academia — and bringing home championships. The 60-member discuss and discuss organisation from Achievement First Brooklyn High School is all-black and Hispanic — and a few times they’ve gotten the cold shoulder at events. One debater was even confused with wait …

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Most sororities have to follow a sexist and potentially dangerous order that gives men on college campuses power

Most sororities ban ethanol in their houses. Youtube/WKRG A order within the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) — an powerful classification of 26 autonomous sororities — bans ethanol in sorority houses. Since these sororities can’t chuck parties themselves, they chuck a series of corner parties, or “mixers,” with fraternities via the year. At Yale University, some students note the inclination in the arrangement. …

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Holocaust Memorial Day: A Nazi in the family

Image copyright Derek Niemann Image caption Karl Niemann given his garden Holocaust Memorial Day is an annual sign of the 6 million Jews murdered during World War Two and the millions of people killed in Nazi harm and successive genocides. This week we accompanied British author Derek Niemann to a assembly in London, where he talked to a Jewish assembly …

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Holocaust Memorial Day: A Nazi in the family

Image copyright Derek Niemann Image caption Karl Niemann given his garden Holocaust Memorial Day is an annual sign of the 6 million Jews murdered during World War Two and the millions of people killed in Nazi harm and successive genocides. This week we accompanied British author Derek Niemann to a assembly in London, where he talked to a Jewish assembly …

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Escaping Nazi Germany

Image copyright HAMPTON SCHOOL Image caption Ben, 14, with his grandmother Bea Green, 92 “It’s so supernatural that I’m here and I’ve got him,” says Bea Green, 92. “I’m kind of touched. Yes, it’s utterly romantic – not only that we survived and that we had 3 lovely sons, but also that we have grandchildren. “In annoy of Hitler, we’re …

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Could broadcasting school lessons solve Africa’s preparation crisis?

Could broadcasting school lessons solve Africa’s preparation crisis? The BBC spoke to a student in the Democratic Republic of Congo who is training by the radio. Video filmed by Darren Wardrobe and edited by Trystan Young Listen to Newsday on the BBC iPlayer.

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