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Trans kids just want to live and be happy. The government has no reason to make their lives harder
Jamie Jewkes

Trans kids just want to live and be happy. The government has no reason to make their lives harder

Rather than support trans youths, the new government guidance on youth transition risks causing untold damage
To understand economics, pass on the PopCon and read PJ O'Rourke instead
Paul McNamee

To understand economics, pass on the PopCon and read PJ O'Rourke instead

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils
black girl
Education

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils

From music to esports: We must protect, preserve and champion creative education now more than ever
Nathan Loughran

From music to esports: We must protect, preserve and champion creative education now more than ever

How a school for kids with complex educational needs is changing lives: 'These kids can thrive'
Big Issue Invest

How a school for kids with complex educational needs is changing lives: 'These kids can thrive'

How Afghan women and girls are defying the Taliban with secret schools: 'We are not alone'
Afghanistan

How Afghan women and girls are defying the Taliban with secret schools: 'We are not alone'

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Education, mentorship and business
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Education, mentorship and business

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays
Scene & Heard Actors group
Theatre

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays

Teachers with no special needs training are being 'thrown in at the deep end'
a pile of books with an apple on top and blocks with letters of the alphabet
Education

Teachers with no special needs training are being 'thrown in at the deep end'

Education isn't an exact science – but proper investment is vital
Professor Brian Cox
Paul McNamee

Education isn't an exact science – but proper investment is vital

The existential agony of being a parent
Black and white illustration of a jigsaw adult giving a piece of his jigsaw to a child
Sam Delaney

The existential agony of being a parent

Battle to save Britain's libraries as budget cuts, closures and austerity leaves future uncertain
Four people in a library
Libraries Week

Battle to save Britain's libraries as budget cuts, closures and austerity leaves future uncertain

Councils wasting millions in taxpayer cash fighting families of disabled kids – and losing
disabled/ accessible home
Education

Councils wasting millions in taxpayer cash fighting families of disabled kids – and losing

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues
David Olusoga at the derelict former Ravenscraig steelworks site in Motherwell
Social mobility

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues

Child poverty: School staff seeing more and more children 'too hungry to learn'
Primary school teacher in the classroom
Child poverty

Child poverty: School staff seeing more and more children 'too hungry to learn'

Education agents: Inside the murky and 'unchecked' £500m industry changing shape of UK universities
Education

Education agents: Inside the murky and 'unchecked' £500m industry changing shape of UK universities

GCSE results day: Won't someone think of the parents?
The phrase Everything is going to be Okay typed on a piece of paper
Sam Delaney

GCSE results day: Won't someone think of the parents?

How youth centres can help thousands of young people unlock their potential and shine
man in a blue shirt beside a sports field
Jamie Masraff

How youth centres can help thousands of young people unlock their potential and shine

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music
Jax Jones
opinion

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music

Parents will 'suffer' balancing work and childcare as schools shut over concrete safety crisis
schools shut/ concrete safety
Schools

Parents will 'suffer' balancing work and childcare as schools shut over concrete safety crisis

Funding cuts in music education will destroy our cultural landscape
Illustration of a student playing the saxophone
Education

Funding cuts in music education will destroy our cultural landscape

Teachers are too busy doing their jobs to give airtime to the culture wars
Illustration showing devices used in the spread of culture wars
Education

Teachers are too busy doing their jobs to give airtime to the culture wars

Student loans: This generation is getting a raw deal
Illustration of a student struggling while carrying a heavy coin
Education

Student loans: This generation is getting a raw deal

Are qualifications from British schools fit for purpose?
Illustration depicting qualifications and certificates
Education

Are qualifications from British schools fit for purpose?

What will AI mean for education?
Illustration of a robot teacher
Education

What will AI mean for education?