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Philip Pullman leads outcry after Sheffield Hallam withdraws English lit degree
Study of literature should not be a ‘luxury for a wealthy minority of spoilt aesthetes’, author says

Sally Weale Education correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @7:04 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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Infant free school meals funding rises by just 7p a meal in England
Campaigners says uplift falls way short of inflation and only applies to youngest pupils in school system

Sally Weale

14, Jun, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Improved mental health for children who play well with peers by age three
Cambridge University study connects ‘peer play ability’ with better mental health at age seven

Sally Weale Education correspondent

14, Jun, 2022 @5:00 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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UK social mobility tsar wants focus on ‘small steps’ not giant leaps
Katharine Birbalsingh says aim is to move away from fixation on small minority of rags to riches tales

Sally Weale and Richard Adams

08, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Racism in English education should be seen as safeguarding issue, says author
Jeffrey Boakye argues in new book that schools are unsafe places for students marginalised by race

Sally Weale Education correspondent

05, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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School leaders criticise attorney general’s advice on trans pupils
One headteacher accuses Suella Braverman of stoking ‘silly’ anti-woke culture war

Sally Weale Education correspondent

30, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Current pupils will have left school before tutoring scheme hits goal, says Labour
Analysis claims catch-up plan for English secondary pupils will take more than five years to deliver

Sally Weale Education correspondent

30, May, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Office for Students chair didn’t know he was sharing platform with far-right journalist
James Wharton says he didn’t know Hungarian talkshow host Zsolt Bayer was speaking at rightwing event

Sally Weale Education correspondent

26, May, 2022 @8:06 PM

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Universities told to crack down on spiking after ‘brazen’ attacks on students
Universities minister launches working group to spearhead plans for practical action to help keep students safe

Sally Weale Education correspondent

24, May, 2022 @1:02 PM

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