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Madagascar: reintegration centre gives young people fresh start

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.

Culture

Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in 'Lion'

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

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Going Dutch - an education system which caters for all

One of the specifics of the Dutch system is that primary school education starts at the early age of four and lasts until the age of twelve. In the "Windmill School", first thing in the morning, the p

One of the specifics of the Dutch system is that primary school education starts at the early age of four and lasts until the age of twelve. In the "Windmill School", first thing in the morning, the p

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Visser: Teamwork & Responsibility

Roger Visser is headmaster at the Nijmegen-based De Wieken primary school.

Roger Visser is headmaster at the Nijmegen-based De Wieken primary school.

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Wassink: "Positive Behaviour Support" works

Astrid Wassink is the top-manager of the Kandinsky College, a secondary school in the city of Nijmegen, in the Netherlands.

Astrid Wassink is the top-manager of the Kandinsky College, a secondary school in the city of Nijmegen, in the Netherlands.

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Ledoux: Kids need open-minded teachers

Guuske Ledoux is one of the most outstanding researchers on Educational Policy, Primary Education and Special Education.

Guuske Ledoux is one of the most outstanding researchers on Educational Policy, Primary Education and Special Education.

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Not all is equal when it comes to learning your A,B,C's in France

France has been ranked number one among developed countries when it comes to inequalities in its school system. Valerie Zabriskie reports on what went wrong in the country of "Liberté, Egalité et Fr

France has been ranked number one among developed countries when it comes to inequalities in its school system. Valerie Zabriskie reports on what went wrong in the country of "Liberté, Egalité et Fr

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Thousands protest against a proposed child sex law in Turkey

Thousands took to the streets in Turkey to protest against a bill proposed by the ruling party, which critics say would legalise rape.

Thousands took to the streets in Turkey to protest against a bill proposed by the ruling party, which critics say would legalise rape.

Nocomment

Boy and girl rescued through the rubble in Aleppo

Video footage uploaded on social media purports to show two children being rescued from the rubble of damaged buildings allegedly in Yaqid al Adas, in Aleppo…

Video footage uploaded on social media purports to show two children being rescued from the rubble of damaged buildings allegedly in Yaqid al Adas, in Aleppo…

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'Keep the refugees and we'll send you blankets'

Greece's Migration Minister has denounced the Visegrad Four for 'refusing to participate' in the relocation of migrant minors.

Greece's Migration Minister has denounced the Visegrad Four for 'refusing to participate' in the relocation of migrant minors.

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Greece: migrant babies in limbo

With Europe’s migrant crisis having sparked a shutdown of borders, thousands of people fleeing conflict and poverty have been left stranded in Greece.

With Europe’s migrant crisis having sparked a shutdown of borders, thousands of people fleeing conflict and poverty have been left stranded in Greece.

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Italy quake forces closure of dozens of schools

New aerial footage has been released of the damage wrought on towns and villages in central Italy following Sunday’s 6.

New aerial footage has been released of the damage wrought on towns and villages in central Italy following Sunday’s 6.

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Children still stranded after Calais camp bulldozed

Up to 200 children spent the night at a makeshift school on the edge of the Calais ‘jungle’ after spending the previous night sleeping rough.

Up to 200 children spent the night at a makeshift school on the edge of the Calais ‘jungle’ after spending the previous night sleeping rough.

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Children 'still in the Jungle' though France declared camp cleared

Hundreds of migrants including unaccompanied children are still said to be in the camp in Calais known as ‘the Jungle’, a day after French officials declared that it had been…

Hundreds of migrants including unaccompanied children are still said to be in the camp in Calais known as ‘the Jungle’, a day after French officials declared that it had been…

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Syria: schoolchildren among 26 killed in airstrikes - reports

Syrian or Russian airstrikes have killed at least 26 people, most of them schoolchildren, in a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province – according to rescue workers and a monitoring…

Syrian or Russian airstrikes have killed at least 26 people, most of them schoolchildren, in a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province – according to rescue workers and a monitoring…

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Polio in decline in Pakistan

Polio is at last beginning to subside in Pakistan, however, with the Taliban holding a vendetta against those daring to vaccinate against the highly contagious disease, how much can one man do to cont

Polio is at last beginning to subside in Pakistan, however, with the Taliban holding a vendetta against those daring to vaccinate against the highly contagious disease, how much can one man do to cont

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Out of the 'Jungle': migrant children find new life in UK

A week before the evacuation of the Calais 'Jungle' camp, Britain started taking in some of the 1,300 unaccompanied children and youths there.

A week before the evacuation of the Calais 'Jungle' camp, Britain started taking in some of the 1,300 unaccompanied children and youths there.

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Hide or get killed: boys trapped by Albania's blood feuds

Scores of young boys live holed up at home for years: they could be killed in family feuds if they simply stepped outside.

Scores of young boys live holed up at home for years: they could be killed in family feuds if they simply stepped outside.

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Calais children: the story so far

Raheemullah Oryakhel paid the ultimate price trying to get into Britain. The 15-year-old died when he fell off a lorry in Calais while making a bid

Raheemullah Oryakhel paid the ultimate price trying to get into Britain. The 15-year-old died when he fell off a lorry in Calais while making a bid

Science_technology

New ray of hope for premature babies

A Milan hospital is testing new optical technology to monitor the flow of oxygen in the brain of premature babies.

A Milan hospital is testing new optical technology to monitor the flow of oxygen in the brain of premature babies.

Science_technology

Takeaway: new hope for premature babies

First days in life can be hard Premature babies are under close monitoring but doctors lack tools to measure oxygenation and blood flow in the brain An innovative optical instrument is being tested to

First days in life can be hard Premature babies are under close monitoring but doctors lack tools to measure oxygenation and blood flow in the brain An innovative optical instrument is being tested to