With exam results upon us and university just around the corner, discussions surrounding grade inflation surge across British educational discourse. Josh Bate reports on the recent debates surrounding teacher assessed grades and the implications it may cause.
Being a student in the 2020s has so far been defined by the pandemic, which has fundamentally hurt an entire generation’s life chances from early and to higher education. Technology, however, has been our saviour, […]
Personal, sexual, health and economic (PSHE) education has been under-valued and under-resourced in schools across the country. Isabel Ralphs explores the worrying repercussions of this void in personal knowledge.
‘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?
Ministers have come under pressure this week to guarantee university students will not be forced to stay on campuses over the winter break. Oliver Dowden, the Culture Secretary, told Sky News: “I very much want […]