Education

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

Exam board staff to strike on A-Level results day

“Many people can remember what it was like receiving ​their grades. No one wants to disrupt that​,” said an AQA worker who will be taking part in the strike.

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

Pay rises for teachers, NHS staff and police officers have already been outpaced by new inflation rates. Here’s what the government has awarded people working in the public sector, and how unions have responded.

‘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

March For Our Lives came from the sense that adults in charge had failed on gun violence. Activist Ariel Hobbs explains how they’re fighting back.

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?

The loss of humanities courses like English literature will leave education in a poorer place
Paul McNamee

The loss of humanities courses like English literature will leave education in a poorer place

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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?’

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

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’

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect
Education

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect

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

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Plans to restrict student loans by GCSE grades labelled an ‘attack on the working class’
Education

Plans to restrict student loans by GCSE grades labelled an ‘attack on the working class’

Levelling up: Government ‘recycling old policies’ to distract from Partygate, says Labour
Levelling Up

Levelling up: Government ‘recycling old policies’ to distract from Partygate, says Labour

‘Their voices can’t be ignored any longer’: MPs to debate student’s Climate Education Bill
Climate education

‘Their voices can’t be ignored any longer’: MPs to debate student’s Climate Education Bill

Screw creator Rob Williams: ‘We don’t always look at prisoners as individuals’
TV

Screw creator Rob Williams: ‘We don’t always look at prisoners as individuals’

Government rejects calls to improve climate change education in schools
Climate change

Government rejects calls to improve climate change education in schools

The pioneering university project helping homeless people get degrees
Homelessness

The pioneering university project helping homeless people get degrees

Changemakers 2022: Education
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Education

Stormzy, Kelly Holmes and Mary Seacole celebrated in 100 Great Black Britons school competition
Education

Stormzy, Kelly Holmes and Mary Seacole celebrated in 100 Great Black Britons school competition

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Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too
Tufayel Ahmed

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too

Wales to make teaching Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories mandatory in schools
News

Wales to make teaching Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories mandatory in schools

Don’t worry, A-level students, privileged celebrities got bad results too
News

Don’t worry, A-level students, privileged celebrities got bad results too

Government mocked for urging children to sing ‘Strong Britain, Great Nation’
News

Government mocked for urging children to sing ‘Strong Britain, Great Nation’

‘White privilege’ education report is ‘promoting a culture war’
News

‘White privilege’ education report is ‘promoting a culture war’

How Duolingo sparked a language revolution
News

How Duolingo sparked a language revolution

New Children’s Commissioner to hold England’s largest ever survey of kids
News

New Children’s Commissioner to hold England’s largest ever survey of kids

Student mental health is plummeting without guidance or support
Opinion

Student mental health is plummeting without guidance or support

British schools must teach Black British history
Opinion

British schools must teach Black British history

The education system, like so much else, is broken. But now we can fix it.
Opinion

The education system, like so much else, is broken. But now we can fix it.

Government threatened with legal action over lockdown schooling ‘failures’
News

Government threatened with legal action over lockdown schooling ‘failures’

‘National scandal’: Over half of school teachers work with homeless children
News

‘National scandal’: Over half of school teachers work with homeless children

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