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The University Question: Do you really need to go?

With some universities offering applicants £10,000 to defer due to a record number of people applying, this article will look ...
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Au Revoir French, Adios Espanyol: Kon’nichiwa Japanese ! It is time to broaden the languages taught at schools

"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way." Frank Smith, Canadian ...
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We need to talk about race and racism… preferably in the classroom

 Why these ever-important discussions about race and racism should be taking place in schools across the UK. Nowadays, there exists this ...
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Online safety for parents and students

To all the parents and young people accessing this website on their computers.  I would like us to take a ...
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Improving the Education: Inspiration from Abroad

If there is ever a topic that everyone has an opinion on (no I am not talking about European Super ...
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Invisible no more: Women in History

A child could be forgiven for thinking that all those who have made great contributions to society are men. After ...
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2021 Recap

In February 2021, Macole, one of the managers here at Beards & Books caught up with Toby Foster on BBC ...
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What do we do to the walls?

Sitting on a log of wood, just where Mai masa made and sold her rice and corn cakes, I watched ...
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