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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Batley school protests: Teache...

May 29, 2021 by

  Protesters gathered outside the school with some calling for the teacher to be sacked A teacher who was suspended after showing...

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Parents fear for pupils’...

May 26, 2021 by

Councils fund places at the specialist school in Hackney for pupils with autism and behavioural issues. Donna and her 10-year-old son...

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Schools set to lose £118m fund...

May 21, 2021 by

Pupils who became eligible between October 2020 and January 2021 will not now be counted until October 2021. Schools in England could...

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Teachers’ grades biased ...

May 20, 2021 by

Psychologists warn teachers’ grades will be influenced by students’ personality rather than ability. Teachers’...

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Cecil Rhodes statue will not b...

May 20, 2021 by

Oriel College initially backed the removal but has backtracked blaming costs and other issues. Protesters have been calling for the...

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Universities keeping lectures ...

May 18, 2021 by

A student petition calls it “ridiculous” as some UK universities keep lectures online for next term. A number of UK...

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Father calls for pornography s...

May 6, 2021 by

A father and an Oxford student seek a High Court hearing to require age verification on porn sites. A father and a student campaigner...

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Children will suffer, Unicef w...

May 4, 2021 by

The UK government is to cut 60% of its funding to Unicef, the United Nation’s children’s fund, as part of its move to...

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Autistic teens face ‘bar...

May 1, 2021 by

Parents tell MPs their children were restrained unnecessarily and isolated from their families. The mother of a teenager with autism...

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Lockdowns hurt child speech an...

Apr 28, 2021 by

Delays to speech and language skills are a top concern for primary schools, researchers say. There is growing evidence that the past...

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Support for young people’...

Apr 23, 2021 by

Children are struggling with self-esteem as a result of the pandemic, a youth project manager says. Adele Sutton said that now, more...

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TikTok sued for billions over ...

Apr 21, 2021 by

The case is being brought on behalf of millions of children by England’s former children’s commissioner. TikTok is facing...

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