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  • Parents overestimate sons’ maths skills more than daughters’, study finds
    by Hannah Devlin on 18th May 2024 at 8:00 am

    Gender stereotypes at home may hamper female students’ ability to progress in the classroom, research suggestsParents are more likely to overestimate maths ability in sons than daughters, according to research that suggests that gender stereotypes at home may hinder the progress of female students.The findings, presented in a lecture at University College London this week, found that parents tend to be overconfident about their children’s academic performance in reading and maths regardless […]

  • Nationwide doubles maximum personal loan to £50k amid rising building costs
    by Hilary Osborne on 18th May 2024 at 8:00 am

    Previous £25,000 maximum no longer enough to fund some home improvements, says building societyNationwide building society has doubled the maximum personal loan it will offer borrowers to £50,000, citing the continued increase in building costs as the reason for the change.The society previously offered up to £25,000 for qualifying customers but said this was no longer enough to fund some home improvement projects. Continue reading...

  • Girls’ night: the teenage ritual of preparing to go out – in pictures
    by Chloe Mac Donnell on 18th May 2024 at 7:00 am

    For her debut book, the Irish photographer Eimear Lynch travelled around Ireland to photograph groups of girls immersed in the, often lengthy, ritual of dressing up and applying their makeup togetherGirls’ Night is available now from IDEA Continue reading...

  • ‘It really was magical’: infected blood scandal victims join forces to share stories
    by Rachel Hall and agency on 18th May 2024 at 7:00 am

    The ‘blood friends’ swap stories and medical advice to help one another feel unburdened by their experiencesVictims of the infected blood inquiry are joining forces to share stories and support.Sue Wathen, Joan Edgington and Nicola Leahey were diagnosed with hepatitis C after struggling through years of unexplained symptoms that were dismissed by doctors. Continue reading...