Education

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Thousands of good A-level students won’t get top university offer
Students predicted three Bs face struggle as competition grows for places at elite institutions

Anna Fazackerley

19, Jun, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Girls do like hard maths, says children’s commissioner for England
Rachel de Souza says lack of female role models a bigger issue, after social mobility head said girls would ‘rather not’ do hard maths

Richard Adams Education editor

17, Jun, 2022 @12:44 PM

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Fears rising costs will force school catering firms to pull out of contracts
Children will receive ‘poorer quality meals’ in September as firms look for cheaper options

Sally Weale

15, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Offer rate for A-level students applying to top universities falls to 55%
Universities looking to stabilise numbers after Covid surge, says Ucas, while grappling with increase in number of 18-year-olds

Sally Weale Education correspondent

15, Jun, 2022 @3:20 PM

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English universities over-reliant on overseas students’ fees, report warns
Public accounts committee says institutions ‘potentially exposed to significant financial risks’, with 80 declaring annual deficit

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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John Lewis obituary
Other lives: Further education principal and Labour general election candidate

Michael Lewis

14, Jun, 2022 @6:10 PM

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‘The kids clapped me, the whole school’: Yorkshire head on telling pupils he’s gay
Colin Scott of Risedale secondary in Catterick Garrison announces news at an assembly to mark Pride month

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

14, Jun, 2022 @3:10 PM

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Bill Wright obituary
Other lives: Teacher and Welsh international race walker

Robert Pedlingham

13, Jun, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Adult education and apprenticeships budget will be 25% down since 2010
IFS says cuts and inflation far outweigh £900m promised new spending, undermining levelling up ambitions

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Leaked food strategy for English schools is paltry, experts say
Campaigners decry failure to extend free meals and budget of £250 per state school to teach healthy eating

Helena Horton

11, Jun, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Student loan interest rate to be capped at 7.3% in autumn, says DfE
Ministers intervene to stop interest rate in England and Wales reaching 12% with inflation by September

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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First post-Covid school leavers face fight for fewer university places
Parents and teachers say some students predicted to gain A* grades are being rejected after a surge in applications

Sally Weale, Rachel Hall and Richard Adams

11, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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