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January 4, 2019 12:14 AM A teacher's story: Eat. Sleep. Teach. Repeat

A teacher has told the BBC she considered driving her car into a tree to avoid going back to the classroom. The woman, who is based in Hampshire but did not want to be named, said she wanted to speak out to raise awareness about the levels of stress in the profession. Over two-thirds of teachers say their job has adversely affected their mental health 10

December 7, 2018 4:20 PM Homophobic dad speaks about his son coming out as gay in emotional LBC call

LBC host Nick Ferrari was left lost for words, after a caller opened up about regretting their homophobic views in an emotional interview. But Ferrari was overcome with emotion after one caller, Mark, said that he held extreme homophobic views until his son came out as gay. The caller said: “I was brought up with a religious view that homosexuality was wrong 25

December 6, 2018 12:11 PM Barnaby Joyce: Schools should keep right to expel transgender kids

Australia’s former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is facing anger after suggesting faith schools should keep the right to discriminate against transgender children. The former leader of Australia’s Nationals made the comments as the country’s parliament debates plans to eliminate exemptions for faith schools that permit them to discriminate against 19

November 19, 2018 10:37 AM World Toilet Day: Many UK workers 'lack decent facilities'

Tens of thousands of UK workers do not have access to decent toilets, Britain's biggest trade union has said. According to Unite, workers in one small bank branch were encouraged to use a bucket in a neighbouring room. And other examples included bus drivers not being given a break for five hours and a construction worker who said the women's toilets 22

October 30, 2018 2:50 AM Excluded children at risk of knife crime

Excluded schoolchildren are at serious risk of becoming involved in knife crime, a children's charity has warned. Barnardo's added excluded children are also at risk of "being groomed and exploited by criminal gangs". The charity said 47 councils, about one in three in England, had no spaces in pupil referral units (PRU), which look after excluded children 25

October 25, 2018 6:05 PM Jordan flooding: How many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit family picnic

Jordan’s Dead Sea area has been hit by deadly flash flooding. But how many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit families having picnic? A major rescue operation was underway today after flash floods hit the area near Jordan’s Dead Sea. Around 40 children and their teachers were on an outing on Thursday when the floods struck. How many schoolchildren 78

October 15, 2018 9:37 PM Teachers launch school aimed at middle classes unable to pay ‘greedy’ private school fees

TEACHERS from leading institutions are opening a sixth form school in London costing £13,000 a year aimed at middle class students priced out of private school education by “corporate greed”. The average cost of private school tuition each year has soared above £17,000-a-year with fees rising by 553 per cent in the past 25 years. Joe Francis, a senior 12

October 9, 2018 11:01 PM Fury as school tries to replace smart uniform with tracksuit

PARENTS have criticised a junior school over plans to scrap the existing uniform and replace it with tracksuits and hoodies. Teachers claim they want to help cash-strapped families save money by telling all parents to kit their children out in casual sportswear. Telford Junior School, in Leamington Spa, Warks, says the new uniform would consist of "tracksuit 8

September 29, 2018 11:18 PM Teachers ‘bullying’ right-wing pupils as leftist union ideology infiltrates schools

CHILDREN of Right-wing politicians are being bullied by teachers and ostracised by classmates because trade unions have an iron grip on schools, it is claimed. It has strengthened calls for more free schools to stop youngsters being drip-fed socialist views in the classroom. “She turned to the class which is particularly ethnically diverse and said, ‘This 24

September 25, 2018 8:44 AM Children to be banned from cycling to school without number plates

Children have been told they will be banned from cycling to their south London school if they do not put number plates on their bikes. Teachers at Stanley Park High, in Carshalton, are introducing the scheme so members of the public can report pupils cycling dangerously. Charity Cycling UK questioned why Stanley Park High "want to make cycling to school 17