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Heads threatened with legal action over Covid jabs

14th September 2021
Schools receive letters threatening legal action if they take an active part in England's Covid vaccination programme.

Five things take to university - and one to avoid

14th September 2021
Brighten up your accommodation, make friends and cook nicer meals with these handy items.

Covid: Single jab recommended for 12-15 year olds by UK's top doctors

13th September 2021
Move will help reduce school disruption, top doctors say, with decision now in hands of ministers.

Covid: Colchester Institute students board bus to get jabbed

13th September 2021
A vaccination bus is on campus to give teenagers a chance to get jabbed.

Warning on teachers' lack of Holocaust knowledge

13th September 2021
Many teachers do not know enough about the Holocaust to combat myths and falsehoods, a study suggests.

University of Portsmouth plans new campus in London

13th September 2021
If it goes ahead, the campus in Waltham Forest in north-east London could open by 2023.

Anger over Queen's Uni's withdrawal of halls offer

12th September 2021
Eóin Deery and Pádraig Muldoon had paid a deposit and been due to get the keys this week.

Hertfordshire University students sign petition against online learning

10th September 2021
More than 400 students sign a petition demanding in-person teaching at Hertfordshire University.

Universities told to give students face-to-face teaching

9th September 2021
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says students should expect in-person teaching for new term.

Global Teacher Prize: Two teachers in England up for $1m award

9th September 2021
Teachers from Liverpool and Sevenoaks are in the last 50 in the hunt for the world's best teacher.

Queen's offers students £1,500 not to take up university accommodation

9th September 2021
The university says it is taking the action due to "unprecedented" demand for rooms in its halls.

The Kenyans who are helping the world to cheat

9th September 2021
Some Kenyans try to escape poverty by helping foreign students to fake their academic work.

Williamson admits mistake over Rashford-Itoje mix-up

8th September 2021
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confuses the England footballer and rugby player in an interview.

Special-needs support beyond crisis, heads say

8th September 2021
Funding has to rise so all pupils can be supported to learn, the National Association of Head Teachers says.

N.Ireland assembly recalled over school Covid absences

7th September 2021
There is concern the test and trace policy is causing a high number of pupils to miss classes.

Record numbers of UK students head for university

7th September 2021
More UK students have accepted uni places this year but EU student numbers fall sharply.

What's the plan for students returning to uni?

6th September 2021
Many Covid restrictions have been lifted for students going to university this term.

N. Ireland school has half pupils off as close contacts

6th September 2021
At least 400 pupils from Larne High School in County Antrim could not come to class on Monday.

Reports of sex abuse between children double in two years

6th September 2021
Reports of children sexually abusing other children double in two years, BBC Panorama finds.

Millions of pupils return to school amid Covid spike concern

6th September 2021
Schools open their classrooms to millions of pupils in England and Wales with hopes and fears.

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