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‘Teaching positives of colonialism brushes dead bodies under the carpet’
School lesson
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‘Teaching positives of colonialism brushes dead bodies under the carpet’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
30 Mar 2022
Pros and cons of minimum grades for student loans
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Pros and cons

Pros and cons of minimum grades for student loans

The new proposals could price disadvantaged pupils out of higher education, warn education experts
24 Feb 2022
A history of the Trojan Horse scandal
Michael Gove was education secretary at the time of the scandal
In Focus

A history of the Trojan Horse scandal

Hoax letter sparked investigation into alleged conspiracy to Islamise schools across UK
17 Feb 2022
‘Fiercer punishment is no solution to drug use’
Boris Johnson attends a police raid
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‘Fiercer punishment is no solution to drug use’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
7 Dec 2021
Will Covid disrupt schools this year?
School pupils in Scotland
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Will Covid disrupt schools this year?

Lessons could be delayed by at least a week to allow all pupils to be fully tested
26 Aug 2021
Gavin Williamson ‘wetting himself’ amid A-level results row
Gavin Williamson
Behind the scenes

Gavin Williamson ‘wetting himself’ amid A-level results row

Boris Johnson reportedly lining up replacement for beleaguered education minister
11 Aug 2021
‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report
School children in a playground
Between the lines

‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report

Commons committee claim ‘white privilege’ contributing to ‘systemic neglect’ of white working-class pupils
22 Jun 2021

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Why is the government planning to cut arts education funding by 50%?
A controversial government advertising campaign from October 2020
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Why is the government planning to cut arts education funding by 50%?

Proposal described by critics as ‘catastrophic’ and ‘an attack on the future of UK arts’
6 May 2021
The school row over Prophet Mohammed cartoons
Protesters outside Batley Grammar School
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The school row over Prophet Mohammed cartoons

West Yorkshire school closed and teacher in hiding after protests by angry parents
26 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?
Jeremy Corbyn
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Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 September
2 Sep 2020
Monk accused of running sex club allowed to stay at school
Father Jeremy Sierla
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Monk accused of running sex club allowed to stay at school

Father Jeremy Sierla worked at leading Catholic school until 2012, despite multiple misconduct allegations
6 Apr 2017
Carillion wins latest multi-million government deal
Department of Education
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Carillion wins latest multi-million government deal

Latest £187m contract to build eight new schools comes on top of major outsourcing win
18 Aug 2015
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