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Edinburgh University Lecturer Cleared After Complaints About Trainspotting Quote

After quoting from a speech in the film Trainspotting, a film lecturer at the University of Edinburgh has been cleared by police after being accused of a hate crime as a result of the quote.

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13 Mar 2019
Education

GCSE results improve despite tougher exams

GCSE pass rates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have risen this year despite changes to make the exams more demanding. 

The proportion of students achieving the pass levels -...

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23 Aug 2018
Education

Coroner hears that Bristol University did not assist suicidal student before she died

A coroner has been told that a vulnerable student at a university where there had been multiple sudden deaths was not given wellbeing support despite telling a department manager that she had attem...

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23 Aug 2018
Education

Has Stormzy created a Cambridge scholarship for black students?

Stormzy has announced that he will provide funding for 2 black British students to attend the University of Cambridge. 

The Stormzy Scholarship will pay for tuition fees as well as g...

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16 Aug 2018
Education

Has the proportion of students getting grades C or above in A-levels fallen?

In England, the proportion of students getting grades C or above in A-levels has fallen back this year, driven by a did performance among girls, as schools and students continue to attempt to deal...

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16 Aug 2018
Education

Pupils are forced into total SILENCE as school becomes one of the first in the UK to ban talking bet

A school in Hornchurch has reintroduced old-fashioned rules to combat bad behaviour. 

Pupils at the Albany School must travel to lessons silently in 'orderly lines'. They mus...

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19 Jul 2018