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Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

Filed in: Children Education England Sweden

Google’s T's & C's are harder to understand than War and Peace

Laura Hood investigates Literatin, the plug-in that rates written material based on its ‘gobbledygook’ score.

Filed in: Education Language Society

Oxford and Cambridge sue in copyright controversy

Why are two of the world’s best universities thwarting poor Indians’ chance of an education? wonders Deepa Gupta.

Filed in: Education England India Law

Action is needed to ensure education for all

For children with disabilities, school can be a distant dream. Clare Pelham explains.

Filed in: Children Disability Education

Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.

Filed in: Children Education Technology Uganda

Feminism belongs in schools

A new campaign is supporting teenagers in the fight against sexism.

Filed in: Education England Women

Argument: Are exams bad for children?

Teachers Stephanie Schneider and Matt Christison go head-to-head.

Filed in: Children Education Human Rights

Handing over public services to the banks

The Private Finance Initiative threatens Britain’s schools and hospitals, writes Kerry-anne Mendoza.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics Education Politics Society United Kingdom

Keep British universities fossil fuel free

Oxford University’s partnership with Shell has provoked protest – and there’s more to come, explains People & Planet’s Louise Hazan.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Education Environment Oil United Kingdom

When you educate girls, extraordinary things happen

And new film Girl Rising will show you how, as Moira Moderelli explains.

Filed in: Education Film Women

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