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Brexit ‘could risk child...

Feb 20, 2019 by

Children’s safety could be put at risk if the UK leaves the EU without proper plans for child protection, the UK’s four...

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Lecturer’s widow hits ou...

Feb 20, 2019 by

The widow of a university lecturer who killed himself has demanded action to tackle workload pressures to save other families having...

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Will universities go bust if f...

Feb 17, 2019 by

There’s a growing expectation that the review of student finance in England, headed by the financier Philip Augar, is going to...

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Labour pledges to prevent univ...

Feb 16, 2019 by

Universities would be prevented from going bust under new plans unveiled by Labour to protect higher education and students from...

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Black pupils’ schooling ...

Feb 16, 2019 by

Many black pupils in England are having their education dumbed down after being wrongly identified as having one of a range special...

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Half of universities have fewe...

Feb 14, 2019 by

More than half of England’s universities have fewer than 5% of poor white students in their intakes, says an analysis of...

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Deaf children fall behind at s...

Feb 13, 2019 by

Deaf children in England are falling behind their classmates from primary school through to GCSE, analysis by the National Deaf...

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Probe after Coventry students ...

Feb 12, 2019 by

A student union has suspended the activities of a sports club after two people were pictured wearing anti-Semitic T-shirts on a night...

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Hungary tries for baby boom wi...

Feb 11, 2019 by

Hungarian women with four children or more will be exempted for life from paying income tax, the prime minister has said, unveiling...

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Pointless GCSEs should be scra...

Feb 11, 2019 by

GCSEs should be scrapped and A-levels should be replaced by a mix of academic and vocational subjects, says Robert Halfon, chairman...

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Grindr and Tinder ‘must ...

Feb 10, 2019 by

Dating apps Grindr and Tinder are to be asked to explain to the government how they protect children, after an investigation claimed...

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The stay-at-home sons and daug...

Feb 8, 2019 by

A million more young adults in the UK are living with their parents than were two decades ago, research suggests. A quarter of 20 to...

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Nazi salutes, laddish societie...

Feb 2, 2019 by

How should universities react to a Nazi salute during an anti-Israeli protest on campus? Should a group calling itself Laddism...

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Lords approves two-year degree...

Feb 1, 2019 by

Plans to expand two-year degree courses at universities in England have been approved by the House of Lords. Universities will be...

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Special needs overspend in eig...

Jan 30, 2019 by

Branwen Jeffreys – English councils have overspent by at least £324m on their budgets for young adults and children with...

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Parents protest over Birmingha...

Jan 29, 2019 by

Mariam Ahmed has organised a petition opposed to the “No Outsiders” programme Primary school parents have been protesting...

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Teachers to be offered cash to...

Jan 27, 2019 by

Cash incentives and a better work-life balance are part of a new attempt to solve England’s teacher shortage. Plans published...

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Children’s climate ralli...

Jan 26, 2019 by

Thousands of schoolchildren are marching through Berlin to urge tougher measures against global warming. Smaller protests have been...

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‘Landmark’ overhau...

Jan 21, 2019 by

Domestic abuse victims will receive a wide range of new measures to protect them in what ministers say will be landmark legislation....

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Liverpool University Chinese c...

Jan 19, 2019 by

A university has been accused of racism after it sent an e-mail suggesting Chinese students didn’t know what cheating was. The...

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