Further education

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Combine classes in case of Covid staff shortages, DfE tells teachers in England
Tories criticised for failing to tackle Omicron earlier as Covid infections are still high

Richard Adams and Andrew Sparrow

02, Jan, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Extremists using online gaming and Covid conspiracies to recruit youngsters
Right wing poses twice the threat of radicalisation than Islamic extremists according to government

Richard Adams and Sally Weale

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Plan to speed up Ofsted inspections of schools in England sparks fury
Headteachers strongly criticise policy of ensuring all schools and FE providers are inspected by summer 2025

Sally Weale Education correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak’s learning catch-up fund is ‘false economy’, says former schools tsar
Sir Kevan Collins says saving made by chancellor’s ‘meagre’ offer will be dwarfed by cost of lost learning

Sally Weale and Richard Adams

28, Oct, 2021 @2:21 PM

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Sunak commits £1.8bn to catch-up and tutoring classes in England
Budget announcement to help children affected by pandemic disruption is climb-down for chancellor

Richard Adams Education editor

27, Oct, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Bill May obituary
Other lives: Educationist who moved from the Workers Educational Association to spend 30 years with the co-operative movement

Beranice Semp

25, Oct, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Early 2000s baby boom will soon flood UK universities, warns former Tory minister
Expansion in education must be funded to avert young people getting stuck in low-paid work, says David Willetts

Richard Adams Education editor

15, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The UK government’s skills bill is a disaster for young people | David Blunkett and Kenneth Baker
Ministers are trying to sneak through a cull of post-16 qualifications. In the Lords we are taking a stand against this, say former ministers David Blunkett and Kenneth Baker

David Blunkett and Kenneth Baker

13, Oct, 2021 @2:35 PM

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English schools told to delay seeking help with small Covid outbreaks
DfE advises measures should be taken only once a threshold of infections has been reached

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Aug, 2021 @4:48 PM

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A-level grades: we need to rethink the way we assess | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to this year’s exam results and the latest claims of grade inflation


11, Aug, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Lamda boss to leave job amid ‘conduct and management style’ complaints
Sarah Frankcom to depart as director of UK’s leading drama school after less than two years in the role

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Aug, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Students apply to UK version of Erasmus foreign study scheme
More than 40,000 students could be offered places in new Turing scheme – though costs may not be fully covered

Richard Adams Education editor

04, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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