Education News

Pupils need 'bold and ambitious' recovery plan, says tsar

Catching up is only part of helping pupils move forward after Covid, says education recovery tsar....

University to pay out £5k for 'less valuable' experience

Details of student complaints about Covid's impact are released - including one award of £5,000....

Covid-19: Quarantine hotels 'unsafe' for returning pupils

International pupils should be allowed to isolate at boarding schools, parents and teachers say....

Covid: Teachers' risk 'similar' to other under-65s

The study measured infection rates in school staff and pupils in November and December....

A-levels: Poorer students 'three grades behind'

The Education Policy Institute says they take fewer qualifications at a lower level than more affluent peers....

Covid-19: Free rapid testing for pupils' families in England

Schoolchildren's household and bubble members will be offered Covid tests to take at home twice a week....

Pupils both relieved and upset as GCSEs and A-levels cancelled

Students react to the news that their grades will be decided by teachers rather than exams....

Yemen: The nine-year-old war-zone school teacher

Ahmed, blind since birth, stands in for teachers who don't make it in to their ruined school in Yemen....

A-level and GCSE results plan a 'good compromise', PM says

Getting teachers to grade GCSE and A-level pupils in England will be "fair" and "durable", the PM says....

Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout

Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose....

Law: Young Welsh people lack confidence for legal career

Trainee solicitor says young people sometimes lack confidence to leave community without role models....

Stockport student Esha Mumtaz wants award 'to inspire other girls'

Esha Mumtaz, who "started from square one" after moving to the UK, becomes Young Student of the Year....

A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers

A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year....

Topshop: What happened after the shutters closed?

The pandemic is changing the jobs market. What happens to young and old trying to find work?...

The midwives braving armed gangs in Colombia

A group of Afro-Colombian women use their skills to help women give birth in areas run by gangs....

Covid tests and masks: School prepares for return to class

The BBC speaks to pupils, staff and parents at a school as they ready for in-person learning again....

University watchdog faces 'impartiality' questions

Lord Wharton is also a paid adviser to an energy firm trying to build through a university's land....

Students 'see the beauty in the ordinary'

First-year photography students at the University for the Creative Arts show off their work....

Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?

The pandemic has meant most students have been unable to go to lectures - so should they get a refund?...

Coronavirus: How will 'Generation Covid' catch up?

How will young people get back on track in jobs, education, housing, mental health and socialising?...

Covid: 'I don't want a holiday, I want to go to school'

How pupils with additional educational needs are dealing with the challenges of lockdown....

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