National curriculum

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Dear Nadhim Zahawi, the Tories vowed to ‘eradicate illiteracy’ years ago. What went wrong? | Michael Rosen
The education secretary should know the phonics system has been around since 2011 and is ‘proven to work’

Michael Rosen

09, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Schools minister rebuffs calls to decolonise English curriculum
Nick Gibb says no reason why children from ethnic minorities should not study work of a ‘dead white man’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @5:45 PM

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The hardest lesson I’ve learned at uni is how to handle money
Analysing chemical reactions was less of a challenge than learning to budget when I started as a student

Zesha Saleem

03, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Hundreds of schools in England sign up for anti-racist curriculum
Grassroots groups, teachers and councils helping to update syllabus after young people demand change

David Batty, Nazia Parveen and Tobi Thomas

26, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Government still has no strategy for tackling sexism in schools, say teachers
Criticism comes as thousands of students share experiences of sexual harassment and abuse

Jessica Murray

20, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Covid has shown that England's schools are desperate for reform | Simon Jenkins
Exams have been cancelled again, and if Gavin Williamson had any sense he wouldn’t bring them back, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

19, Feb, 2021 @1:21 PM

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BBC to expand educational shows in response to UK Covid lockdown
CBBC broadcasts aim to ensure all children can access curriculum-based learning without the internet

Ben Quinn

05, Jan, 2021 @6:43 PM

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National curriculum in England ‘systematically omits' Black British history
The Black Curriculum report says England’s ‘white, Eurocentric curriculum’ fails to reflect UK society

Sally Weale

25, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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'Students need to know the harrowing truth': teachers on black history in the curriculum
Should black history be compulsory in England’s schools? We talk to educators

Donna Ferguson

03, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Many GCSE pupils never study a book by a black author
Exam board AQA features no black writers on GCSE English literature syllabus

Sally Weale and Lanre Bakare

30, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Poetry saved me. Don’t deny it to next generation, pleads award-winner
Rhythm, humour and politics of verse give young people a voice, says poet. Making it optional at GCSE is a mistake

Kadish Morris

09, Aug, 2020 @6:18 AM

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'I was shielded from my history': the changes young black Britons are calling for
Exclusive: from schools to policing, 50 people share their experiences of growing up in the UK

Lucy Campbell

30, Jul, 2020 @9:48 AM

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