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Problem behaviour in children is not always a mental disorder

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Julie Allan discusses the growing trend of psychopathogisation, where certain behaviours by children are being judged as evidence of mental disorders and used to justify an official diagnosis which may be treated with drugs
Date:
Wednesday 11th June 2014

Peter Davies discusses deregulation of universities on Australian radio

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Peter Davies offers his views on university fees and equity in the UK
Date:
Wednesday 4th June 2014

SMS text messaging use among low-literate multilingual adolescents and the implications for social exclusion

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Dr Deirdre Martin from the School of Education and Dr Caroline Tagg from the College of Arts and Law have received funding from the Society for Educational Studies to trial an innovative approach to the study of multilingual digital literacies, skills, functions and practices in SMS of low-literacy multilingual adolescents and the implications for social inclusion
Date:
Thursday 29th May 2014

What are free schools the answer to?

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Rebecca Morris talks about Free Schools in 'The Conversation'
Date:
Wednesday 28th May 2014

Principal Mike Roden talks about the challenge of building the new University of Birmingham School

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Mike Roden talks about his background and the plans for the new University School
Date:
Wednesday 28th May 2014
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