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“Intelligent Tutoring Systems have the potential to disrupt the shadow education system.”

“Let’s share work around more equally between those who are overworked and those who are underemployed”

“Many people are detached from a cause often because they haven’t thought about it from a personal perspective”

“The loss of heathland across the UK has caused a decrease in the number of reptiles”

“I had to convince the local authority to support me to go to university”

“Children of professionals will, by the age of three, have heard a million more words than the offspring of less articulate parents”

“We can all become ‘active citizens’ and not just ‘passive consumers”

“Elon Musk may once again be overestimating his capabilities”

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“We need to ensure all learners can access private tuition.”

“Support for a four-day working week rises to four out of five among millennials.”

“The key to becoming an effective activist is to truly understand the topic you are campaigning about”

“If I could do one thing, I would rid disadvantaged young people of their ‘not for the likes of me’ attitude”

“School children from poorer homes turn up less literate, numerate and articulate”

“We all need to enjoy living within our means”

“Sixty per cent of teachers reported they had witnessed racist bullying”

“Seventy seven per cent of physicians trained in Liberia were actually working in the United States”

“Suddenly, in living colour, England looked like another country”

“The only reason aristocrats have vast acreages of land is because they stole it”

“We shouldn’t say plastic has no benefits”

“We are the fifth-biggest economy but twenty-fifth on world education tables”

“Even if lots of jobs are still done by humans, they won’t be for much longer”

“Pollution is the product of the rich far more than the poor”

“Life itself is now something that is plundered by the corporation” views from charities, pressure groups and campaigns

“Too many of us are destined to end up on the same rungs as our parents”

“The idea that religion is a trump card…is dangerous”

“I’d like to see people on benefits treated with respect”

“The presumption is that it’s still her job to do the caring”

“Same-sex marriage was opposed by every single bishop who voted”

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Lewis Hamilton

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Philip Collins

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