BBC News - Family & Education
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Inspectors will attend "a sample of schools and colleges" to see how well they support pupils.
Loneliness in the pandemic has been more intense for young people in poor, urban areas.
Phones should not be used or seen during the school day, the education secretary says.
School staff helped families struggling financially during pandemic, says the National Education Union.
A report calls on the government to create a food security minister to protect the vulnerable.
Face masks in classrooms in England will remain at least until May, says education secretary.
Implementing the changes in 2022 does not give schools sufficient time post-pandemic, a union says.
A union conference hears staff are subjected to "derogatory sexualised" language and violence.
A teachers' union warns a lack of funding during the pandemic is placing staff and pupils at risk.
Lord Woolley, an equal rights campaigner, says his new job is a "must-have role".
University leaders want students back for campus teaching from 12 April rather than 17 May.
Parents say having to wait up to three years for an assessment "lets down children".
A poll of UK students finds almost two-thirds say their mental health is worse due to the pandemic.
Watchdog Ofsted will also review school safeguarding policies after many reports of sexual harassment.
Wider society - not just schools - must play a role in preventing sexual violence, say head teachers.
Allegations of sexual abuse are swept under the carpet as private schools prioritise their reputation, pupils claim.
The education secretary says he will take 'appropriate action' and urges victims to report abuse.
A police helpline is to be set up for pupils to report complaints, after claims posted on website.
The Met is investigating allegations of abuse published on the Everyone's Invited website.
The petition says the Batley Grammar School teacher "does not deserve such large repercussions".