First Thing: Human rights acti...

Jul 19, 2021 by

A Guardian investigation shows activists and many others around the globe ended up on governmental surveillance lists thanks to the...

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Schools in England shut early ...

Jul 18, 2021 by

Heads say ‘terrible’ lack of guidance and anger among parents over holiday chaos have led to ‘grim situation’ Schools across England...

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Free speech bill gives legal p...

Jul 13, 2021 by

Government argues legislation is necessary in order to tackle growing intolerance in universities The education secretary said in the...

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US community colleges see ‘chi...

Jul 10, 2021 by

Experts worried about long-term impact on low-income and non-white Americans, populations community colleges tend to serve The bulk...

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‘The benefits outweigh the neg...

Jul 4, 2021 by

The pandemic upended college life, forcing tuition to be moved online. Now in-person classes are back – and students are happy...

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Science journal editor says he...

Jul 1, 2021 by

David Curtis says publisher of Annals of Human Genetics blocked call for protest at treatment of Uyghurs Matthew Weaver The editor of...

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Covid: generation of children ...

Jun 4, 2021 by

Prof Lee Elliot Major’s comments follow resignation of schools recovery chief over catch-up row Pupils attend a maths lesson at a...

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‘Terrible days ahead’: Afghan ...

Apr 16, 2021 by

After 20 years of liberty, female education is once again threatened by hardline Islamists Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Herat and...

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Nursery teachers must teach to...

Apr 4, 2021 by

New 128-page guidance has been given as alternative to Government teaching  Guidance adds ‘children’s racial...

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How schoolgirls finally found ...

Mar 27, 2021 by

Website launched by 22-year-old Soma Sara has been deluged by revelations from schools Sexual abuse rife in state schools, say police...

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English secondary school headt...

Mar 21, 2021 by

School leaders’ pay soars, but teachers’ salaries are falling further behind The executive head of the trust that runs Thomas Telford...

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‘We want the best for th...

Mar 5, 2021 by

Staff at a primary in the Cotswolds and a secondary in Manchester describe their feelings about Monday’s resumption Steven Morris and...

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England’s ‘catch-up’ tutors ar...

Feb 28, 2021 by

Scheme to remedy Covid education loss sees teachers paid a fraction of hourly rate charged Donna Ferguson The government’s decision...

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Some primary school pupils in ...

Feb 3, 2021 by

Nicola Sturgeon says years P1 to P3 will be back in class from 22 February as part of a phased return Nicola Sturgeon has announced a...

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As birth rates fall, animals p...

Jan 31, 2021 by

Human populations are set to decline in countries from Asia to Europe – and an unusual form of rewilding is taking place For many...

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Boris Johnson ‘extremely...

Jan 6, 2021 by

PM says schools will be first to exit lockdown but refuses to give date for return of pupils Boris Johnson: ‘As was the case last...

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Covid: current advice on reope...

Jan 1, 2021 by

As the pandemic continues, the government has ordered certain schools to close When will primary schools in England reopen for the...

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UK to pay more than £100m a ye...

Dec 27, 2020 by

Turing scheme for British students is claimed to be ‘truly international’ replacement for EU’s Erasmus programme More than £100m will...

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The Guardian view on music edu...

Dec 24, 2020 by

Covid has only exacerbated the loss of music-making in schools. It must be made available to all ‘If this situation is allowed to...

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How ministers made a shambles ...

Dec 20, 2020 by

From the exams fiasco to laptops that didn’t arrive and now the Covid tests, this has been a year of confusion and contradiction...

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