Education

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net
Welfare state

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net

The Beveridge Report preceded the creation of the welfare state, designed to support people from cradle to grave. Today, it’s no longer the state protecting the vulnerable

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs
Autumn Statement

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs

Libraries, youth clubs, education and homelessness outreach are some of the services impacted by public spending cuts since 2010

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’

Jeremy Hunt has been told huge public spending cuts in his Autumn Budget will “condemn the country to more years of failing public services”

UK organisations still taking millions from Sackler family as museums rush to cut ties over opioid crisis
Activism

UK organisations still taking millions from Sackler family as museums rush to cut ties over opioid crisis

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis
Social Justice

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis

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Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis
University

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis

Sir Ken Robinson gave us a masterclass in how to live
Books

Sir Ken Robinson gave us a masterclass in how to live

Working class students ‘lose out’ when universities focus on A-levels over vocational courses
Social Justice

Working class students ‘lose out’ when universities focus on A-levels over vocational courses

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer
Health

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer

Exam board staff to strike on A-Level results day
Strike action

Exam board staff to strike on A-Level results day

Rising inflation has already cancelled out pay rises for teachers, NHS staff and police officers
Pay

Rising inflation has already cancelled out pay rises for teachers, NHS staff and police officers

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs
podcast

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs

What are T Levels and why should I study this new qualification?
Education

What are T Levels and why should I study this new qualification?

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UK social mobility tsar tells working class people to lower their ambitions
Social mobility

UK social mobility tsar tells working class people to lower their ambitions

Troy Deeney: ‘What about learning what other countries were like before Britain colonised them?’
Activism

Troy Deeney: ‘What about learning what other countries were like before Britain colonised them?’

School social enterprise stars take up the Big Issue sell-off challenge!
Sponsored content

School social enterprise stars take up the Big Issue sell-off challenge!

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world
Sponsored content

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world

Natural history GCSE to be introduced as part of government’s climate education strategy
Earth Day 2022

Natural history GCSE to be introduced as part of government’s climate education strategy

A third of jobs advertised on the government’s flagship Kickstart scheme went unfilled
Unemployment

A third of jobs advertised on the government’s flagship Kickstart scheme went unfilled

Careers advice is pushing young people into jobs based off their parents’ wealth, think tank warns
Education

Careers advice is pushing young people into jobs based off their parents’ wealth, think tank warns

The government needs to ‘put climate and nature at the heart of education in the UK’
Education

The government needs to ‘put climate and nature at the heart of education in the UK’

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SEND green paper: Ministers wrong to suggest culture is the problem in underfunded schools, say experts
schools

SEND green paper: Ministers wrong to suggest culture is the problem in underfunded schools, say experts

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’
child poverty

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’

The government vowed to tackle misogyny in schools. Teachers say little has changed
Violence Against Women

The government vowed to tackle misogyny in schools. Teachers say little has changed

‘I’m considering not having kids’: Staff at UK universities speak of impact of pension cut
University strikes

‘I’m considering not having kids’: Staff at UK universities speak of impact of pension cut