‘For millions of children across the country, the lasting effects of this virus will be something they will battle for the rest of their lives.’ Tharushi Wijesiri investigates how online teaching is increasing inequality across the country.
Jess Tait explores the conflict between teachers and the government throughout the pandemic. Whilst both agree that education is important, ‘this foundation does not seem to bring them together’.
The proportion of students graduating with firsts has increased significantly in England over the past eight years, with the Office for Students, the higher education regulator, often not being able to explain some of these […]
Esme McGowan explores the fundamental importance of reading to multiple groups in society, and in particular, its provision of essential escapism for all during the lockdown.
The Education secretary has revealed plans to change the university admissions system, so that applicants are offered places based on their actual exam results rather than predicted grades. Gavin Williamson said the overhaul is being […]
A lack of Black history in our schools’ curriculum means that many important contributions and events in our society’s past are being overlooked. Following the impact that the Black Lives Matter movement has had when it comes to considering racism in the UK, what needs to change?
Melz Owusu speaks to Ruby Fatimilehin about founding The Free Black University, Black activism and decolonising education. Leeds alumni Melz Owusu has raised over £126,000 in their campaign to create the Free Black University. They […]
The curriculum in schools is said to be forward-thinking and comprehensive. So why is it that Black history is being forgotten? Or are we choosing to forget it?
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says university students will be allowed to go home for Christmas, but they may need to enter a 2 week self-isolation period before returning. The government is under pressure to guarantee […]
“The abandonment of care-provision was so extensive that Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey MP told Prime Minister Boris Johnson at PMQs that his government may have even breached international law.” Tristan Griffith reports on the […]
Emma Ferguson looks at the return to face to face teaching and how little is being done to facilitate the vulnerable.
With Boris Johnson urging recently that “absolutely every pupil needs to be back in school,” the return to education for both primary, secondary and higher education students across the UK after almost 6 months this week is finally a reality. However, the return is expected to present some major challenges to students’ wellbeing and mental health.