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- Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments
Qualifications Wales urges ministers to scrap written exams for GCSEs, but keep one exam per A-level…
- New college to run degrees without subjects
A new higher education institution will be the first since the 1960s to open with its own degree pow…
- Covid Christmas: Rapid tests could get students home
Covid testing pilot projects are launched in universities - as plans begin to get students home at C…
- More children in England missing school over Covid-19
The percentage of pupils in England's schools fell last week from 89% to 86%, statistics show.
- School meals: Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers
The prime minister insists he has the right approach and no child will go hungry this winter.
- Students in Scotland may not be home for Christmas
John Swinney says there is a "realistic possibility" students will be asked to stay away from their…
- 'Generation Covid' hit hard by the pandemic, research reveals
People aged 16-25 were more than twice as likely as older workers to have lost their job
- Covid: Laptop allocation for deprived pupils cut at some schools
One head teacher says he was "flattened" when the 61 laptops he was expecting was cut to 13.
- School meals: Councils promise help after Rashford campaign
Birmingham is among authorities promising help at half-term, as the footballer steps up pressure.
- Covid-19: Schools may need to close to some year groups, scientist warns
Sending some children home may be the only way to control infection rates, Prof Neil Ferguson says.
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