Urgent call for Covid-safe ven...

Aug 19, 2021 by

Education unions make an urgent call for school-ventilation measures to limit Covid and “long Covid”. There is an urgent...

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UK scholarships for Afghan stu...

Aug 15, 2021 by

The government says the situation in Afghanistan means the British Embassy in Kabul cannot finalise plans. Afghan students offered...

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GCSEs 2021: The big divides be...

Aug 13, 2021 by

There are warnings exam results in the pandemic have shown a widening social gap in schools. When the storm of the pandemic finally...

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BBC Asks ‘Should There be Age-...

Aug 8, 2021 by

The BBC Woman’s Hour programme asked the public whether they believe “age-appropriate pornography” should be made...

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Cash prize jackpot offered for...

Aug 7, 2021 by

A university hopes to boost Covid jab take-up among students by offering 10 £5,000 cash prizes. Students who are double-vaccinated...

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Reckless to scrap BTecs, educa...

Jul 31, 2021 by

The government is urged to rethink its plans to introduce new technical qualifications in England. BTec qualifications should not be...

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Malala says girls’ educa...

Jul 29, 2021 by

The campaigner tells a summit that improving education should be a key part of the pandemic recovery. “The world is facing a...

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Covid: Home-education numbers ...

Jul 25, 2021 by

“Covid anxiety” is among the explanations for the increasing popularity of out-of-school teaching. Novena-Chanel felt son...

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Students offered cash to defer...

Jul 22, 2021 by

Applicants offered free accommodation and £10,000 cash by Exeter University to defer until 2022. Students are being asked to defer...

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Lockdown: ‘Children behi...

Jul 12, 2021 by

Not being able to talk to friends and over-use of technology are two key factors, says charity. Up to 1.5 million children face being...

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Huge surge in number of pupils...

Jul 6, 2021 by

More than 640,000 pupils in England were not in school last week due to Covid – up from 375,000 the week before. Covid-related...

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More pupils sent home as Covid...

Jun 30, 2021 by

Rapid increase in pupils out of school in England as changes expected for self-isolation rules. There has been a sharp rise in pupils...

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Covid in schools: What will ne...

Jun 26, 2021 by

Will masks, social distancing and the dreaded self-isolation be part of school life for another year from August? The end of the...

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Poorer white pupils let down a...

Jun 23, 2021 by

White pupils from low income families are falling behind “every step of the way”, an education committee says. White...

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Disadvantaged pupils fearful o...

Jun 20, 2021 by

The Social Mobility Foundation wants a more flexible appeals process to help disadvantaged students. Many pupils from low-income...

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Duchess of Cambridge launches ...

Jun 19, 2021 by

The Duchess of Cambridge has launched her own Centre for Early Childhood, to raise awareness of the importance of early years and...

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PM pledges £430m for girls mis...

Jun 15, 2021 by

Boris Johnson at G7 announces funding for girls’ education after row over international aid cuts. Boris Johnson at the G7...

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Queen’s portrait removed...

Jun 9, 2021 by

Oxford University students vote to remove the image as it is deemed a symbol of “colonial history”. The removed portrait...

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More black students sought by ...

Jun 4, 2021 by

Imperial College London only has 235 black students out of 10,000 and wants to double the number. More than half of undergraduates at...

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The richest person who ever li...

May 30, 2021 by

In the era of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Wall Street and Big Tech, it is hard to fathom a more prosperous time in human history....

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