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The power of philosophy in prison | Letter
Letters: Dr Bríd Connolly responds to an article by Andy West on his experience of teaching incarcerated children

10, Jan, 2023 @6:13 PM

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I have no problem hiring ex-offenders. But they’re being let down
I don’t care if a candidate for my company’s open position has a criminal record. But I do care about something more important

Gene Marks

04, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Education secretary’s empty boast on school funding | Letters
Letters: Gill Vincent, Shaun Soper and Mike Lee on Gillian Keegan saying that the Tories are doing their best for teachers and schools

01, Dec, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Sudan faces ‘generational catastrophe’ as millions of children miss school
Floods, militia raids and hunger mean a third of children are not in school at all, while the rest have too few teachers, aid groups warn

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

05, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The Guardian view on children’s reading: books of one’s own | Editorial
Editorial: The benefits of reading at home are many and lifelong. Falling levels of enjoyment are a cause for worry


19, Sep, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Teaching Jessica Mauboy: when two Top End 12-year-olds met an Australian pop star
For the chart-topping singer trying to learn Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Tiwi and Mangarrayi, two Northern Territory boys proved enthusiastic teachers

Bronwyn Adcock

27, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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When -ize spellings were standard English | Letters
Letters: The -ize suffix is not simply an Americanisation, writes Paul Dormer, while Andrew Ryan remembers it was a crucial plot point in an Inspector Morse episode


24, Aug, 2022 @3:57 PM

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UK teacher’s Word Windows literacy tool sparks Microsoft trademark dispute
Kate McKenzie from Northampton receives letter opposing name of device created for people with dyslexia

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

23, Aug, 2022 @3:57 PM

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‘Writing has dropped off a cliff’: England’s lockdown-hit pupils get extra pen lessons
Schools hire handwriting specialists to tackle drop-off in pen skills caused by use of laptops and tablets

Julie Henry

23, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Sats suggest Covid disruption affecting primary school attainment in England
Just 59% of 10- and 11-year-olds reach expected standards in literacy, writing and maths in this year’s assessment

Richard Adams Education editor

05, Jul, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Cressida Cowell renews call for £100m investment in primary school libraries
The outgoing children’s laureate has transformed six primary schools through her Life-changing Libraries initiative, but says a ringfenced fund is needed for lasting impact

Sarah Shaffi

08, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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The number of children who read for fun is at a historic low. Why? | Sophie Brickman
There is scientific evidence that reading with your children has positive chemical effects for both parent and child

Sophie Brickman

30, May, 2022 @10:29 AM

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