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Who are the world’s biggest bullshitters? A light-hearted look at PISA data

PISA: The international study covers more than just educational achievement

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PISA: are teenagers in England addicted to social media (And does it matter)?

Looking into whether evidence from PISA supports recent claims

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How an apprenticeship in the arts helps bridge the move from care into further education and fulfilling work

Katie Hollingworth. Young people who have been in care face significant obstacles as they make the transition into adulthood. Statistics on the outcomes for this group are troubling. Almost 40% of care experienced young people are not in education, training

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Shrinking breaktimes: is pupil well-being diminishing too?

Ed Baines and Peter Blatchford.  School breaktimes and play have been exercising policy-makers of late. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has called on the Government to mandate a minimum amount of time for break and

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