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Critical window for learning a language

Scientists say there is a cut-off age for learning a language fluently....

Employers should offer jobs to alumni of underperforming state schools over public school graduates, suggests Justine Greening

'If you get three Bs from Eton, you're probably not as impressive as somebody who gets three Bs from the school in a part of the country where the school wasn't doing well'...

School day trip visa warning post-Brexit

The British Council and heads say Brexit should not mean a visa for every pupil on a day trip to France....

Parents to receive advice on teaching nursery rhymes in bid to close disadvantaged children's word gap

Follows recent report that nearly half of primary school children are at risk of underperforming because of limited vocabulary...

John Stuart Mill: Doodles offer insight into philosopher’s thought

Scribbles, notes and drawings from his personal library shed new light on John Stuart Mill....

Primary school’s Friday lunchtime closure plan scrapped

A statement from the school said proposals to adopt a four-and-a-half day week will not be pursued....

University to force students to sign contract promising not to take drugs

The University of Buckingham has announced it will become the UK's first to go 'drug-free'...

Buckingham University aims to be UK’s ‘first drug-free campus’

Vice-chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon says institutions are “failing students on drugs”....

Paris 1968

Do France’s 2018 student protests have much in common with the turmoil of May 1968?...

Learning to speak Shakespeare like the actors do

How standing up and reading Shakespeare out loud can make it more fun and understandable for teenagers....

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