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A progressive way of teaching history | Letter
Letter: Jeremy Waxman responds to David Olusoga saying that history should not be treated as a ‘soft play area’

Letters

27, Jun, 2022 @4:09 PM

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Philip Larkin’s profound and beautiful poetry sent me back to the classroom | Rachel Cooke
The exam board that dropped the poet and others from the curriculum has overlooked their effects on young minds

Rachel Cooke

25, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Cancelling Kate Clanchy has blocked publication of our kids’ poems | Letter
Letter: So, Tory MPs, you hate cancel culture – why aren’t you sticking up for her, asks Sushila Burgess

Letters

24, Jun, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Nadhim Zahawi: axing Larkin and Owen poems for GCSE is cultural vandalism
Education secretary denounces exam board’s decision to replace the two poets in English literature course

Richard Adams Education editor

23, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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English schools warn of acute teacher shortages without ‘inflation plus’ pay deal
Figures show impact of pay on recruitment as unions tell education secretary to compensate for inflation or face strikes

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Largest teaching union threatens to ballot members in England on strike action
National Education Union writes to education secretary Nadhim Zahawi, calling for ‘inflation-plus’ pay rise

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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Students make it to exams on time despite rail strike
Pupils resorted to sleepovers, ride-shares and lifts from teachers as hundreds of thousands took GCSE and A-level exams on first day of strike

Richard Adams Education editor

21, Jun, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Where the Rugby fives game was invented | Brief letters
Brief letters: Rugby school | A Fuller obituary | Mathematical mix-up | The cuckoo’s calling

20, Jun, 2022 @3:37 PM

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British history should not be treated as a ‘soft play area’, says David Olusoga
Writer and broadcaster says teaching about the past must not be a way of making people feel good about themselves

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Jun, 2022 @5:22 PM

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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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New strike chaos as teachers and NHS staff warn of action over pay
Rail unions set to walk out on Tuesday, as clashes loom over public sector pay offers falling short of inflation

Toby Helm, Michael Savage and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Jun, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Schools and libraries face huge cuts after soaring costs create £1.7bn shortfall
Exclusive: Emergency council cuts feared across England caused by inflation and higher energy costs

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

17, Jun, 2022 @6:04 PM

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