UK universities comply with Ch...

Jul 9, 2020 by

But universities reject that tests on online learning in China are accepting “censorship”. UK universities are testing a...

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Coronavirus: 13 UK universitie...

Jul 5, 2020 by

The fallout from Covid-19 poses a “significant threat” to UK higher education, analysis suggests. Thirteen universities...

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Ombudsman report: Boy with spe...

Jul 4, 2020 by

Norfolk County Council left the boy with no suitable education for seven months. A mother and her son who has special educational...

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Coronavirus: Year groups kept ...

Jul 1, 2020 by

Safety plans to be announced for England’s schools in autumn will be based on separate “bubbles”. The full-time...

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‘Dumbed down’ cour...

Jul 1, 2020 by

Universities minister attacks universities for recruiting students for low value courses in England. Universities in England have...

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PM promising £1bn to rebuild c...

Jun 29, 2020 by

Boris Johnson announces cash for 50 school rebuilding projects in England, starting next year. Funding of £1bn for 50 major school...

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We had a lockdown choice ̵...

Jun 27, 2020 by

Parents describe the exhaustion of caring for an adult daughter with learning disabilities in the lockdown. What’s it like to...

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Heads angry as government down...

Jun 25, 2020 by

A Department for Education blog suggests schools were never required to keep pupils 2m apart. Head teachers’ leaders have...

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Plans for a national tutoring ...

Jun 18, 2020 by

Pupils who have fallen behind during school closures are expected to be offered focused tuition as part of the government’s...

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A third of pupils ‘not e...

Jun 16, 2020 by

Teachers say pupils are not doing as much work as normal for this time of year, as lockdown goes on. The vast majority of teachers...

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How will secondary schools reo...

Jun 14, 2020 by

A secondary head describes her plans to bring pupils back to school and keep the virus at bay. As some Year 10 and Year 12 pupils in...

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North-west England schools del...

Jun 8, 2020 by

Many schools in north-west England will delay reopening at least until 22 June over concerns the coronavirus infection rate is on the...

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Coronavirus: Court action thre...

Jun 6, 2020 by

The vouchers have cost more than £129m in England and are worth £15 per week for each eligible child. Campaigners have threatened to...

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Schools in Wales to reopen on ...

Jun 3, 2020 by

Parents who do not to send their children to school when they reopen on 29 June will not be fined. All schools in Wales will reopen...

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Drop plan to reopen primaries ...

May 31, 2020 by

Aiming to have all pupils back piles uncertainty and pressure on school communities, say governors. School governors want ministers...

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Facebook dominates cases of re...

May 29, 2020 by

About 55% of the online offences logged by police in England and Wales were on a Facebook-owned app. Police in England and Wales...

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No decision on all primary yea...

May 28, 2020 by

Schools minister challenged by MPs over whether all primary years in England will go back next month. There is still no decision on...

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‘Virus could be here for...

May 26, 2020 by

But education secretary admits parents will be nervous about safety of children returning to school. “The coronavirus could be...

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Coronavirus: Can schools doubl...

May 21, 2020 by

If class sizes in England are going to be 15 to a room, how can a whole school go back together? Here’s a practical maths...

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Students ‘must be warned...

May 19, 2020 by

Watchdog says universities must tell applicants whether campuses will reopen in the autumn. Students applying for university places...

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