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Covid: Some students not back until February next term

3 hours 43 min ago
Students returning to university in England after Christmas will have staggered starting dates.

Christmas: How will university students get home in time?

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 18:30
Everything you need to know about Covid testing and getting home safely from university.

Ofsted points to total school disruption in some areas

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:10
Regional Ofsted bosses say schooling has been 'completely disrupted' by Covid-19 in some areas.

Vulnerable children in lockdown 'national concern'

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 07:04
Ofsted's annual report warns of children out of sight and in danger during the pandemic.

Covid: How might GCSE and A-levels work this summer?

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 16:17
An announcement about plans for next summer's exams in England is expected later this week.

Covid: Single parents 'struggling' as children forced to self-isolate

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 08:04
Parents whose children are having to isolate after cases in their schools say they are going without pay.

Student Covid testing begins for Christmas exodus

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 01:56
Universities open mass testing centres for students so they can travel home safely for Christmas.

Scotland starts mass testing of students

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 01:07
All students are being asked to take two of the rapid lateral flow device tests before travelling home.

The tech allowing exams to be taken at home

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 01:05
Machine learning is helping firms across many industries more quickly solve difficult challenges.

Covid and schools: 'Children know things aren't right'

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 16:22
Students have lost hundreds of days of education to Covid and self-isolation. How are they coping?

Covid: University of Surrey lowers entry grades to 'relieve anxiety'

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 06:15
Requirements for most courses will be reduced to "relieve the pressure and anxiety" for students.

Kate warns of lockdown loneliness for parents

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 01:00
The Duchess of Cambridge highlights a "dramatic increase" in parents feeling cut off from support.

New special school for dyslexic pupils to open

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 20:25
The Levels School will be able to teach pupils from a similar school which closed in March.

North Sea wind farms: First apprentices 'break stereotypes'

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 19:42
Jovita Beeston, 18, and Hope, 17, begin a three-year apprenticeship at a £2.5bn offshore wind farm.

Covid: Northumbria University staff vote to strike over health fears

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 19:22
Members of the University and College Union say they have concerns over in-person teaching.

Universal Credit: Millions face losing £1,000 in benefits, campaigners warn

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 17:49
Campaigners urge Chancellor Rishi Sunak to keep a temporary Universal Credit increase in place.

Cancelled prom pictures win £15,000 Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:32
Alys Tomlinson's Lost Summer features school leavers denied their proms by the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Nativity plays and carolling can go ahead, MPs told

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:12
Singing in places of worship will be limited, but outdoor carols will be allowed in England, MPs told.

'What caring for my mum taught me about caring for my son'

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 03:49
The pandemic has made it harder for carers to get any respite. So who looks after them?

Covid: U-turn over Focus Trust's early Christmas school closures

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 09:20
The trust announced schools would close a week early but the government said they must remain open.