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Little Miss Inventor joins Mr Men and Little Miss line-up

The new character has been created as a positive role model for girls, its author says. more

Pullman's plea to save school libraries

Philip Pullman, and scores of other authors, urge the education secretary to protect school libraries in England. more

When I look into my son's eyes I see the man who raped me

Catherine became pregnant after being raped, but she decided to give birth to the child. more

Bath University vice-chancellor wins no confidence vote

Motion of no-confidence was defeated by 19 votes to 16, with two abstentions more

Nov 22, The effects of praise: 7 evidence-based tips for praising kids the right way

The effects of praise aren't always good. What can we do to make sure praise helps, and doesn't hurt? more

Budget: Heads say extra maths cash is 'drop in ocean'

School leaders are "extremely disappointed" by the Budget, despite boost for maths A-level. more

Can property developers be taught to be ethical?

A degree course teaches New York property developers to think of more than money. more

'Signal-blocking phone pouches' for St Patrick's pupils

It is hoped that the pouches will help ensure pupils are not tempted to answer calls when driving. more

Grangela: Labour's Angela Rayner is grandmother at 37

Labour's Angela Rayner becomes the youngest grandmother in the House of Commons. more

Inside a new school for children with special educational needs

The £15.5m project has been funded by Essex County Council. more