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PM pledges to ‘leave no stone unturned’ in review of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ death
Robert Halfon, who chairs education select committee, accuses services and authorities of ‘dramatic failure’

Richard Adams and Patrick Butler

04, Dec, 2021 @5:45 AM

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Staff absences having ‘massive impact’ on pupils in England say head teachers
More than half of 1,000 senior teachers surveyed say they have insufficient staff due to absences caused by Covid and illnesses

Sally Weale and Richard Adams

03, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Refund students hit by English university strikes, says watchdog
Three-day walkout begins at 58 institutions over pensions, pay and working conditions

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Dec, 2021 @1:01 PM

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UK universities hit by strike action over pay and pensions
Latest round in bitter dispute will affect campuses across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Nov, 2021 @6:30 PM

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English universities risk breaking law over offer withdrawals, say ministers
Regulators push universities to remove oversubscription loopholes after surge in higher A-level grades

Richard Adams Education editor

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Covid news: Canada confirms two cases of Omicron variant; WHO Africa head urges world to keep borders open – as it happened
Both cases are recent arrivals from Nigeria; UN agency’s comments follow South Africa’s call to reverse flight bans; G7 health ministers to hold urgent meeting on Omicron variant

Jem Bartholomew (now), Charlie Moloney and Martin Farrer (earlier)

28, Nov, 2021 @11:14 PM

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UK universities told to show ambition in graduate job targets
Threat of sanctions if they fail to reduce dropout rates and set adequate goals for helping students into work

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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England’s most prestigious universities failing to boost social mobility, IFS finds
Research comes as government details measures that compel universities to do more to help graduates

Richard Adams, Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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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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Coronavirus live: Germany set to tighten rules for unvaccinated; Ireland brings in midnight curfew
Germany set to follow Austria in effort to fight fourth wave; Irish restrictions include advice to work from home to fight rising hospitalisations

Léonie Chao-Fong (now); Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

17, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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Boris Johnson backs ban on MPs working as paid consultants – as it happened
Latest updates: government is supporting a ban on paid consultancy after MPs approve report saying Paterson broke lobbying rules

Andrew Sparrow

16, Nov, 2021 @6:09 PM

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UK universities and colleges face three days of strikes in December
Staff at 58 institutions voted to strike over pay and conditions and to stop cuts to pensions

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Nov, 2021 @5:51 PM

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