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Photo: Jason Lock for Manchester Science Festival

Robot orchestra: Live

Performing at the Museum of Science and Industry as part of Manchester Science Festival, the Robot orchestra, built by and for the community, used an eclectic blend of engineering and music to inspire the public to become more involved in science

Photo: Tagishsimon @ Wikimedia Commons

Grammar Schools: do your homework, Mrs May

Would the opening up of new grammar schools really help create the meritocratic society envisaged by Mrs May?

Photo: Ryan Stanton @Flickr

West Sussex proposes 4-day school week

Head teachers in West Sussex forced to consider drastic action to battle lack of allocated funding

Education Photo: purlyshelz @Flickr

The British education system needs fundamental change

The reintroduction of grammar schools is another step in the wrong direction. Britain needs to update its education system to truly suit the needs of students and teachers

Photo: Krissy Venosdale @Flickr

Left-wing ideology and stifled debate in schools

Romy Biscoe asks whether schools and academics suffer from an unconscious left wing bias that harms debate amongst students

Photo: Republic of Korea @Flickr

South Korean state to take control of history textbooks

The South Korean government is planning a controversial change to how schools teach history

Photo: Matthew Grindulis

Tutoring in action

Matthew Grindulis reports on the charity bringing high-quality tutoring to inner-city Manchester schoolchildren