BBC News - Family & Education
BBC News - Family & Education
Covid disruption worsens for England's secondary schools as 22% of pupils sent home.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:57 pm
A huge rise in home education is revealed amid parents' fears of Covid-19 in England's schools.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 9:39 am
Thousands of children with special educational needs get offers of help only after they are excluded.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 7:59 am
Pupils in secondary schools in Wales will be expected to wear masks in all areas outside classrooms.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:42 pm
For Christmas break, students will leave university within 24 hours of two negative Covid tests.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 4:58 pm
A 14-year-old transgender boy is taking legal action against NHS England over treatment delays.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:41 am
An academy trust said it is closing schools to protect families from self-isolation at Christmas.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 5:48 pm
Karolina, 36, and Joan, 88, live together as part of an initiative to tackle loneliness.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 1:31 am
The NSPCC says a fall in removals of graphic content during the pandemic put children at more risk.
Posted: November 20, 2020, 12:47 am
Jack is tackling dating again after a long-term relationship. Here’s what he’s learnt.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 4:07 pm
Ron Davies suffered with loneliness after he lost his wife but is now helping others cope with lockdown isolation.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 2:54 pm
Loneliness, togetherness and how people are caring for each other during the pandemic.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 9:08 am
Government-backed schemes to tackle bullying of LGBT pupils in English schools have funding pulled.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 1:03 am
The numbers "always or often" lonely in the pandemic reached a new high point as winter approaches.
Posted: November 18, 2020, 9:56 am
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to young people about how they got through it.
Posted: November 18, 2020, 5:42 am
Marjorie Wells, 91, gives her advice on fighting loneliness during a lockdown.
Posted: November 18, 2020, 12:31 am
The app lets adults limit what children can search for and prevent strangers from seeing activity.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 1:07 pm
White applicants are more likely to be offered PhD places than black students, according to BBC research.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 12:02 am
The BBC can reveal a spike in the number of parents taking their children out of school.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 3:12 pm
Members of the EIS union are asked if they would consider a "safety strike protest" as Covid-related pupil absences hit a new high.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 1:21 pm
The University of Manchester says it has suspended security guards who stopped Zac Adan on campus.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 1:16 am
Evidence presented to government confirmed rising infections as schools reopened.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 7:05 pm
Sadat Rahman, 17, created an app to help young people learn about and report cyberbullying.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 6:28 pm
More than 2,500 university staff ask MPs to investigate publishers over the rising cost of online texts.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:19 pm
Williamson seeks to end unfairness in university admissions by switching to offers based on real results.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 5:00 pm
They are being asked to travel in the seven days after the national lockdown in England ends.
Posted: November 11, 2020, 5:09 pm
Edmund De Wind, a Victoria Cross recipient who died in WWI, is honoured in Comber and Canada.
Posted: November 11, 2020, 7:13 am
England's children's commissioner says some young people are living in "disgusting" conditions.
Posted: November 11, 2020, 2:09 am
Assessments done under teacher supervision will replace exams, the education minister confirms.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 7:48 pm
Zack's boyfriend was never violent to him but lockdown saw a surge in LGBT domestic abuse.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 10:13 am
Here's a look at what we know about the wife of Democratic president-elect Joe Biden.
Posted: November 7, 2020, 4:27 pm
The cities in England that faced the biggest wartime losses still have the highest levels of poverty.
Posted: November 7, 2020, 12:06 am
Radio 1 Newsbeat talks to students at Manchester University about lockdown lectures, mental health and that fence.
Posted: November 6, 2020, 5:23 pm
New government guidance also says teachers who are "clinically vulnerable" should not come in to school.
Posted: November 4, 2020, 5:16 pm
Peter Weir urges parents and carers to limit the Covid-19 spread by not gathering at school gates.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 6:57 pm
Booking opens for the National Tutoring Programme for disadvantaged pupils in England.
Posted: November 2, 2020, 12:53 am
A new higher education institution will be the first since the 1960s to open with its own degree powers.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 9:10 am
Young care leaver Kim Emenike made it to university against the odds - then social services forgot about her.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 3:38 am
Sending some children home may be the only way to control infection rates, Prof Neil Ferguson says.
Posted: October 24, 2020, 4:03 pm
One head teacher says he was "flattened" when the 61 laptops he was expecting was cut to 13.
Posted: October 24, 2020, 3:36 pm
Birmingham is among authorities promising help at half-term, as the footballer steps up pressure.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 6:51 pm
There have been 2,030 confirmed Covid cases in schools since the start of term, says the Public Health Agency.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 10:01 am
Charity FareShare has named a new warehouse after the footballer's mother, Melanie.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 7:24 am
As universities adapt to the coronavirus pandemic is enough support being given to disabled students?
Posted: October 15, 2020, 11:18 pm
As Covid cases surge on US campuses young people say politicians should also take responsibility.
Posted: October 12, 2020, 9:48 pm
As President Trump pushes "patriotic education", some teachers want US history curriculum reform.
Posted: October 12, 2020, 8:40 pm
Researchers test reactions to strangers in need of assistance - with Nottingham the most helpful.
Posted: October 7, 2020, 2:03 am
Outdoor centres warn coronavirus rules mean they cannot reopen and could fold.
Posted: October 5, 2020, 11:47 am
How will A-levels and GCSEs be run next year when so much teaching time has been lost?
Posted: October 2, 2020, 12:09 am
The government adopts emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act to ensure schools offer remote learning.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 6:04 pm
Teaching unions accuse the government of burying head in sand over next summer's exams
Posted: September 30, 2020, 3:59 pm
England's Children Commissioner calls for package to tackle a "rising tide of childhood vulnerability".
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:18 pm
Schools in disadvantaged areas could be "badly placed" for funding, says Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 12:08 am
The Department of Education and Ofqual will face public scrutiny to explain the exam confusion, the colossal U-turn and resignations. What went wrong?
Posted: September 12, 2020, 11:06 pm
The BTec First grades have been delayed. What caused the problems with the results?
Posted: August 25, 2020, 8:20 am