BBC offers biggest online educ...

Apr 5, 2020 by

Schoolchildren will be offered online videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles on core subjects. The BBC will offer daily programmes to...

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Lack of childcare ‘forci...

Apr 2, 2020 by

As many childcare providers close their doors, key workers with young children tell the BBC they are “stuck”. Key workers...

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University admissions could fa...

Apr 1, 2020 by

Universities are considering fixed limits on student numbers amid financial worries over admissions. Universities in England could...

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Special needs parents in ̵...

Apr 1, 2020 by

Tim Clarke, whose daughter Molly has complex needs, describes the impact of lockdown on his family. A father has described the...

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Last survivor of transatlantic...

Mar 29, 2020 by

The rebellious life story of the last surviving slave brought from Africa to the US. The transatlantic slave trade might seem like...

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Coronavirus: Stay fit to fight...

Mar 28, 2020 by

Prepare for coronavirus like you would prepare for surgery, experts advise. People should prepare to fight coronavirus like they...

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English teacher’s Facebo...

Mar 26, 2020 by

Holly King-Mand has gathered thousands of followers after starting her Facebook lessons on Monday. Holly King-Mand has children...

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Coronavirus: Children can visi...

Mar 25, 2020 by

After one minister airs confusing advice, parents give their verdict on visiting under coronavirus. Children of parents who are...

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Head’s virus death and l...

Mar 24, 2020 by

  Head teachers in England seek clearer safety advice after virus death and lockdown announcement. The death of a head teacher after...

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Unis must stop unconditional o...

Mar 24, 2020 by

Universities warned not to put pressure on anxious applicants after A-levels cancelled. Universities in England have been told to...

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Coronavirus: Parents urged not...

Mar 23, 2020 by

Schools are shut from today except to pupils who are vulnerable or whose parents are “key workers”. Parents are being...

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Coronavirus: Scottish exams ca...

Mar 22, 2020 by

The education secretary says the “unprecedented” move is a measure of the gravity of the virus pandemic. Exams for...

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Pupils ‘scared and anxio...

Mar 21, 2020 by

Families are preparing for a protracted time with children at home – but how will they cope?  Laila and Jack are having to...

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Coronavirus: Teachers to estim...

Mar 20, 2020 by

Teachers will base assessments on coursework and mock results as schools await key workers’ children. Pupils whose exams were...

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Coronavirus: Answers promised ...

Mar 19, 2020 by

The government will provide more details on how people will be affected by the school closures. The government has promised to give...

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Coronavirus: Many schools R...

Mar 17, 2020 by

Many schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, says a head teachers’ leader. ASCL general...

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Coronavirus: ‘Chaos and ...

Mar 17, 2020 by

A teachers’ union leader tells of a “rising sense of panic” in schools as staff fear for their safety. There are no...

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Coronavirus: UK Government ins...

Mar 15, 2020 by

Head teachers back schools being kept open but ask for exams advice for worried parents. There are real worries over the impact the...

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Coronavirus: More universities...

Mar 14, 2020 by

Measures include ending term early, moving teaching online and cancelling exams. Salford, Bristol, Edinburgh, Nottingham and...

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Twenty-five post-primary schoo...

Mar 11, 2020 by

The Department of Education creates 443 more places to cope with an expected increase in demand. Twenty-five post-primary schools are...

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