Education

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Letter: John Needham obituary
Chris Walters writes: As permanent secretary, John Needham was the voice of the students on campus

Chris Walters

18, May, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Rebranding maths as numeracy? It doesn’t add up
Two government advisers claim the subject seems ‘scary’ and ‘hard’, while academics warn of ‘mathematics anxiety’. Would changing a few names really help?

18, May, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Cecil Poynton obituary
Other lives: Teacher who was born and raised in the town where he went on to spend most of his career

Allan Poynton

18, May, 2022 @11:25 AM

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Younger children most affected by Covid lockdowns, new research finds
Educational progress and social development of four- and five-year-olds suffered severely

Richard Adams, Education editor

17, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘The cost has become astronomical’: UK schools struggle with rising food prices
Heads reluctant to increase burden on families already caught in cost of living crisis

Sally Weale

17, May, 2022 @7:13 PM

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‘Northern powerhouse’: Northumbria University climbs research rankings
Vice-chancellor says north-east now has biggest concentration of researchers anywhere outside London

Richard Adams Education editor

17, May, 2022 @2:25 PM

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England’s crumbling schools are a ‘risk to life’, officials warn No 10
Exclusive: Leak reveals that the education department is battling with the Treasury for £13bn needed for rebuilding projects

Toby Helm

14, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Headteachers fight for funds to shore up England’s dilapidated classrooms
Hundreds of schools are queueing for cash to replace leaky roofs and failing heating. Yet each year only 50 will get money to rebuild

Michael Savage

14, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Giving hope’: UK universities twin with struggling Ukraine counterparts
From sourcing window glass to sharing online lectures, British institutions are helping war-torn campuses to survive

Anna Fazackerley

14, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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How an Oxfordshire school created its own enriching baccalaureate
Wood Green school is pioneering a new approach that aims to reward pupils for debating skills, teamwork and community service as well as academic success

Fiona Millar

14, May, 2022 @6:15 AM

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UK government suspends engagement with NUS over antisemitism allegations
The education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, said he was ‘seriously concerned’ by reports of alleged antisemitism within the organisation

Richard Adams Education editor

13, May, 2022 @9:02 PM

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Too many first-class degrees awarded in England, regulator says
Minister calls for universities to restore pre-pandemic award levels by next year

Richard Adams Education editor

12, May, 2022 @6:17 PM

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