Education

‘Teaching won’t be on the timetable’: Students frustrated by 17 May goal for university return

‘Teaching won’t be on the timetable’: Students frustrated by 17 May goal for university return

‘Teaching won’t be on the timetable’: Students frustrated by 17 May goal for university return ‘Teaching won’t be on the timetable’: Students frustrated by 17 May goal for university return University students have been left “frustrated” after learning their face-to-face classes will not resume before the middle of next month, with some saying their teaching will have already finished by …

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Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say

Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say

Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say Government plan for full university return in mid-May ‘makes no sense’, institutions say Universities, unions and ministers are at loggerheads over when all students should resume face-to-face teaching, calling current plans a “major blow” and claiming they make “no sense” considering course timetables. The Department for Education …

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Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met A government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops and tablets to pupils in the coronavirus pandemic has still not been met, according to the latest figures. The Department for Education (DfE) has …

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Students ‘deserve better’ amid uncertainty over full summer return, says NUS

Students ‘deserve better’ amid uncertainty over full summer return, says NUS

Students ‘deserve better’ amid uncertainty over full summer return, says NUS Students ‘deserve better’ amid uncertainty over full summer return, says NUS Students “need clarity” and “deserve better” amid ongoing uncertainty over the full return to campus, the National Union of Students (NUS) have said. The body’s vice president for higher education said the sector “continues to be left in …

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Survey reveals the key life skills parents wish they’d been taught at school

Survey reveals the key life skills parents wish they’d been taught at school

Survey reveals the key life skills parents wish they’d been taught at school Survey reveals the key life skills parents wish they’d been taught at school How to save money, start a business and look after their mental health are among the key life skills adults wish they’d been taught at school. Research of 1,000 mums and dads of children …

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Ofsted chief says school sexual assault allegations could be from ‘crossover’ from outside

Ofsted chief says school sexual assault allegations could be from ‘crossover’ from outside

Ofsted chief says school sexual assault allegations could be from ‘crossover’ from outside Ofsted chief says school sexual assault allegations could be from ‘crossover’ from outside Ofsted’s chief inspector has said pupil’s sexual abuse allegations show a “crossover” from how things that happen outside school Sexual assault allegations from pupils are showing a “crossover” of how things happening outside school …

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Teaching union chief likens Gavin Williamson to Pinocchio and condemns exams ‘lie’

Teaching union chief likens Gavin Williamson to Pinocchio and condemns exams ‘lie’

Teaching union chief likens Gavin Williamson to Pinocchio and condemns exams ‘lie’ Teaching union chief likens Gavin Williamson to Pinocchio and condemns exams ‘lie’ A union chief has attacked Gavin Williamson over his handling of education throughout the pandemic so far. Robin Bevan, the president of the National Education Union (NEU), likened the Education Secretary to the fictional character of …

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Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline

Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline

Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline Long periods in Covid lockdown at home has impacted children’s “discipline and order” and must be the focus of a discipline crackdown in schools, the Education Secretary has said. Gavin Williamson has made banning mobile phones a key …

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Students ‘scared’ to report sexual assaults on campus that happened outside of Covid rules, campaigners warn

Students ‘scared’ to report sexual assaults on campus that happened outside of Covid rules, campaigners warn

Students ‘scared’ to report sexual assaults on campus that happened outside of Covid rules, campaigners warn Students ‘scared’ to report sexual assaults on campus that happened outside of Covid rules, campaigners warn Students have been “scared” and “hesitant” to report sexual assaults that happened outside of coronavirus regulations, according to campaigners. They have called on universities to actively reassure and …

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Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education

Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education

Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education A fter weeks of national discussions about women and girls’ safety, the term “rape culture” has made headlines again. This time it relates to widespread reports of sexual violence against teenagers in secondary education, some of which include Britain’s most prestigious …

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