Charities fear impact of masks on deaf children in UK schools | World news

One in four deaf children are being taught by staff wearing face masks in UK schools,…

Scrapping in-work training fund will harm economic recovery, warn trade unions | Politics

Scrapping a “vital” work-based education fund would harm Britain’s post-coronavirus recovery, according to a coalition of…

UK students sent home as universities crack down on Covid breaches | Education

Students at the University of Exeter have been banished from campus and sent home, as vice-chancellors…

Coronavirus is damaging Britain’s young people – and that didn’t have to happen | Sonia Sodha | Opinion

In September 1939, almost 1.5 million people – including 800,000 schoolchildren – were evacuated from London…

An inevitable crisis: how Covid-19 hit universities – podcast | Education

When the coronavirus outbreak first struck Britain in March, universities scrambled to respond. They moved lectures…

Gavin Williamson says students will be able to return home for Christmas – video | Politics

Gavin Williamson has confirmed that university students will be able to leave their campuses over Christmas,…

UK coronavirus news: Johnson faces backlash over ‘chaotic’ announcement of latest local lockdown | Politics

Good morning. Boris Johnson is giving a major speech this morning and it’s a rare example…

Exempt under-12s in England from Covid rule of six, says report | Society

The children’s commissioner for England has called on the government to exempt under-12s from its “rule…

Hundreds of Manchester students locked down after 127 Covid cases | Education

Hundreds of students in Manchester were told to self-isolate on Friday after 127 of them tested…

UK universities ‘bullying’ junior staff into face-to-face teaching | Education

As universities struggle to contain student parties, and with coronavirus outbreaks already confirmed at several campuses,…