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    Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?

    Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?


    The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student...

    The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student finance?
    Actor Hugh Bonneville to help budding actors

    Actor Hugh Bonneville to help budding actors


    Actor Hugh Bonneville wants to provide more opportunities for young people to pursue a career in...

    Actor Hugh Bonneville wants to provide more opportunities for young people to pursue a career in acting.
    Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'

    Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'


    Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study...

    Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.
    2018 'worst year for US school shootings'

    2018 'worst year for US school shootings'


    There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the...

    There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the year.
    Young highly sceptical of social mobility

    Young highly sceptical of social mobility


    Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey...

    Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey says.
    Breastfeeding and formula feeding mums share stories

    Breastfeeding and formula feeding mums share stories


    From breastfeeding to formula, five mums tell us how they found their way - and shunned mum...

    From breastfeeding to formula, five mums tell us how they found their way - and shunned mum shaming,
    Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'

    Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'


    More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put...

    More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
    YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation

    YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation


    Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing...

    Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
    The charity getting young people rowing

    The charity getting young people rowing


    London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the...

    London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
    Water bill 'too expensive' to flush toilet

    Water bill 'too expensive' to flush toilet


    A report on poverty says water bills are now the most common arrears for poorer...

    A report on poverty says water bills are now the most common arrears for poorer families.
    'Buddy Benches' making playtime less lonely

    'Buddy Benches' making playtime less lonely


    Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as...

    Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as children.
    Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims'

    Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims'


    A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on...

    A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on her.
    Overseas students turn away from US

    Overseas students turn away from US


    The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the...

    The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the US.
    Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'

    Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'


    Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic...

    Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State.
    Living with abuse

    Living with abuse


    Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say...

    Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
    The letters that ended World War One

    The letters that ended World War One


    Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great...

    Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.
    Where do teachers get the most respect?

    Where do teachers get the most respect?


    An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public...

    An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.
    I'm not daydreaming Miss

    I'm not daydreaming Miss


    Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have...

    Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have epilepsy.
    Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger


    A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the...

    A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the UK.
    Do schools help or hinder social mobility?

    Do schools help or hinder social mobility?


    "Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems...

    "Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems delivering?
    Leaving care: 'A spare room changed my life'

    Leaving care: 'A spare room changed my life'


    "When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old...

    "When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old Chloe.
    Is democracy having a mid-life crisis?

    Is democracy having a mid-life crisis?


    The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics...

    The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics professor.
    Universities: Is free speech under threat?

    Universities: Is free speech under threat?


    BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course...

    BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.
    Does it matter what degree grade you get?

    Does it matter what degree grade you get?


    There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting...

    There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting students?