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Budget 2021: Schools cash to be restored to 2010 levels after 10 years of cuts

Wed, 10/27/2021 - 14:38
The Chancellor pledged to return schools funding to 2010 levels with an extra £4.7bn investment.

Covid: Protect schools from anti-vax protests - Starmer

Mon, 10/25/2021 - 03:22
Councils should be able to use exclusion zones to stop the protests outside schools, Labour says.

Wales curriculum: New science GCSE prompts dumbing down fears

Sun, 10/24/2021 - 08:13
From 2025, physics, chemistry and biology will no longer be offered as separate GCSE subjects.

Chancellor to announce 'skills revolution' funding

Sat, 10/23/2021 - 23:46
The government sets out its package for boosting skills and further education in England.

A-level textbook withdrawn over 'shocking' Native American question

Sat, 10/23/2021 - 23:21
The exam board AQA apologises and says the textbook should never have been approved.

Budget 2021: Ministers pledge £500m to support young families

Sat, 10/23/2021 - 03:36
A network of "family hubs" is to be funded in England to provide support services in one place.

'Years to get children back on track after Covid'

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 17:02
How the pandemic has affected child development in one primary school in north-east England.

Sex and relationship lessons ‘help pupils feel safe’

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:18
Sex education is compulsory in England's secondary schools, while primary schools teach about relationships.

£78bn wage hit from pandemic lost learning - study

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 02:18
The recovery spending on education in England needs to quadruple to prevent lasting harm, experts say.

Netflix Squid Game schools warning sent to parents

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 17:30
A council tells parents some schoolchildren are "aggressively" replicating the TV thriller's games.

Further strikes threatened at universities this term

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 00:09
UK university staff are being balloted on fresh strike action over pay, pensions and conditions.

Global Teacher Prize: Liverpool man named $1m global award finalist

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 06:23
David Swanston makes it through to the final shortlist after 8,000 nominations from 121 countries.

Pupil abuse in special school secure rooms filmed on CCTV

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 04:34
An investigation has been launched into 'organised abuse' in a special school in London.

New GCSE subjects launched as part of Welsh overhaul

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 22:54
Engineering and manufacturing, along with film and digital media, will be taught from 2025.

Scrapping B-Tecs 'hammer blow for social mobility'

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 16:58
MPs and Peers back a campaign against replacing some of the vocational qualifications with T-levels.

Periods and low confidence put some girls off sport

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 02:02
The Youth Sports Trust charity wants girls to have a greater say over PE in schools.

Nadhim Zahawi vows to tackle persistent pupil absences 'head on'

Sat, 10/09/2021 - 16:56
Disadvantaged children miss out most from not being in school, the education secretary says.

Luxury student complex in Glasgow 'unfinished and filthy'

Sat, 10/09/2021 - 14:07
Students in Glasgow have complained to the provider about holes in floors, construction dust and flooding.

University of Sussex backs professor in free speech row

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:50
Anonymous protesters called for Professor Kathleen Stock to be fired for her views on gender identity.

Duolingo boss plans to take on TikTok with maths

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 08:18
Luis von Ahn boss of language-learning app Duolingo, talks about taking on TikTok with a maths app.

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