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6 March 2015 Last updated at 21:27 ET

Science 'squeezed out of primaries'Science class

Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

Female scientistClever girls lack science confidence

Girls still lack confidence in pursuing high-paid careers in science and technology, even when their school results are as good or better than boys, says an international study.

teacher markingTeachers 'give higher marks to girls'

Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.

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Clever girls, stupid boys?

An international study challenges stereotypes about the differences between boys and girls at school.

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