Will students stay home and st...

Oct 18, 2020 by

University students have been promised they can get home for Christmas – but will next term switch online? Getting university...

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Covid secondary school disrupt...

Oct 15, 2020 by

The number of secondary schools in England sending home pupils because of Covid is increasing rather than diminishing, the latest...

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‘Elitist curriculum not ...

Oct 14, 2020 by

Concepts like “white privilege” and “toxic masculinity” could further alienate them, say academics. A...

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Covid: Student anger over R...

Oct 11, 2020 by

University students self-isolating in the UK criticise the cost and quality of food parcels on campus. Universities are facing anger...

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Joseph Rowntree Report: ‘...

Oct 5, 2020 by

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says the Covid pandemic has swept some people “deeper into poverty”. he Scottish...

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Emergency powers adopted to re...

Oct 2, 2020 by

The government adopts emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act to ensure schools offer remote learning. Ministers are using powers...

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University entrance: The ‘tabo...

Sep 28, 2020 by

How have white working-class boys been so left behind in getting university places? John-Russell Barnes has three part-time jobs to...

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Quadrupling in schools sending...

Sep 22, 2020 by

School attendance figures for England show big rise in pupils sent home because of Covid-19 incidents. The number of schools in...

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One-in-20 pupils at home with ...

Sep 21, 2020 by

Children’s Commissioner suggests hundreds of thousands pupils are at home with pandemic-related issues. Around one in 20...

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Cyber threat to disrupt start ...

Sep 17, 2020 by

The National Cyber Security Centre warns that universities face a rising wave of cyber-attacks. Universities and colleges are being...

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School figures show 88% of pup...

Sep 15, 2020 by

Most parents sent their children back to school but now Covid test shortages threaten attendance. The first official figures for...

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Heads warn of teacher shortage...

Sep 14, 2020 by

Schools will face staff shortages and disruption unless Covid testing is improved, say head teachers. Schools in England are being...

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English spelling campaigners e...

Sep 8, 2020 by

The English Spelling Society uses a speech from Hamlet to demonstrate other ways of spelling. Spelling campaigners are taking...

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Coronavirus: What are the rule...

Sep 3, 2020 by

The guidance on who should wear face coverings varies around the UK. Many of the UK’s secondary school pupils will have to wear...

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Coronavirus: University return...

Aug 31, 2020 by

Lecturers say cases may soar as students move in, but ministers insist institutions are prepared. Universities in the UK are being...

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Coronavirus: Life chances at r...

Aug 30, 2020 by

The education secretary has written an open letter to parents insisting that schools are safe. Parents who do not send their children...

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Coronavirus in Kenya: How it t...

Aug 28, 2020 by

Some Kenyan private schools have found new sources of income after they were forced to close. Kenya’s decision to close all...

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Face coverings U-turn for Engl...

Aug 26, 2020 by

Pupils must wear masks in corridors in local lockdown areas after the government reversed its guidance. Secondary pupils will have to...

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Coronavirus: Overseas students...

Aug 24, 2020 by

University of Hertfordshire students whose courses began last September must settle all debts on Monday. Volunteers at Newham...

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Poorer children’s educat...

Aug 22, 2020 by

Coronavirus: Poorer children’s education could take ‘over a year’ to recover The BBC has gained access inside a...

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