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Universities should guide all learners towards a better future

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A key focus of the Department of Education and Skills’ Action Plan for Education 2017 is to improve the educational outcomes for learners at risk of education

Raising teenagers: The top psychologist’s guide for parents

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Slammed doors, bad moods and hours lost staring at their smartphone? Expert Ian Williamson explains how to deal with your child

Education needs a revolution, not just more cash

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We are still stuck with a school system that fails to cater for two thirds of young people

Spending time with toddlers helps elderly fight dementia

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Experts have come up with an invigorating tonic for the elderly — a toddler.

How to occupy your kids this summer

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Outdoor-learning schemes make kids happier and fitter. Why aren’t there more of them?

Family: how to deal with a lying teenager

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Every parent knows that teenagers fib. Lying is normal boundary testing that happens as children grow up (or “individuate” as an American dad once described the adolescent

Calls to ban doll that ‘spies’ on children

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She is the smart, talking doll that “you can talk to like a real friend”. According to child safety campaigners, however, My Friend Cayla may also be

Teenage girls need “other mothers” as mentors

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Daughters can be deaf to maternal wisdom — so we need female mentors to help raise them

It’s a protective instinct to snoop on our kids, but we risk losing their trust

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Time to confess my guilty maternal secret: I am a sneaky snoop. I’m so desperate to know what is going on in my teens’ lives that I

Britain is a nation full of cry-babies, scientists reveal

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Babies cry more in Britain than almost anywhere else in the industrialised world, research has shown. Newborn children in Canada, the UK and Italy topped a survey