Social workers who look after children’s interests in the family courts are being given new guidelines to help in cases where a child refuses to see a parent.
Image copyright Getty Images Interviews with mothers who regret having children hit the headlines earlier this month – but, as one man tells BBC News, it’s not just mothers who feel this way. “The stereotype is that your life isn’t complete without a child,” says Martin (not his real name), a father of four. He […]
Image copyright PA Image caption The inquiry into St Olave’s school in south-east London exposed scenes of distressed pupils after being excluded midway through sixth form A grammar school that forced out pupils unlikely to achieve high grades in their A-Levels acted illegally, an independent inquiry has found. The policy at St Olave’s school in […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are warnings universities do not see the “day-to-day racism” on campus Universities are being accused of “complacency” over a lack of senior black academics and lower achievement among ethnic minority students. Baroness Amos, the UK’s first black woman university head, says there are “deep-seated prejudices and stereotypes which […]