Careers lessons push up GCSE grades

Image copyright Getty Images Teenagers taught about the world of work are more motivated to get higher GCSE results, say researchers. A careers charity study found pupils who heard directly from employers about the realities of getting a job went on to get better grades. It also seemed to provide the incentive for increased revision. […]

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The ‘Brown Babies’ who were left behind

Image copyright Lesley York Image caption Many of the babies were put in children’s homes, such as Holnicote House in Somerset When Babs Gibson-Ward was born in 1944, her mother’s navy officer husband did not question whether he was her father. “He honestly believed I was his child, I think because my complexion at that […]

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