Education

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

The Social Market Foundation has called on universities to give equal weight to A-levels, BTECs and T-levels to help all students pursue their careers.

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

Sex education is in crisis, with schools failing to equip young people for the real world, and myths spreading online. What can be done?

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

‘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

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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

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

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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

The university strike is a symptom of our skewed value system
Paul McNamee

The university strike is a symptom of our skewed value system

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

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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

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system
Race

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system

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

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