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The futility of our obsession with exams as the only way of validating a student has been exposed.
With huge numbers of nurseries closing, the UK is now suffering the consequences of decades of failure to respect one of the most important jobs in society.
The pandemic represents a challenge and an opportunity for UK universities to overhaul their offering to students.
Without a significantly improved test and trace programme, reopening schools could lead to a second wave in December.
A second senior official has resigned over the debacle – but the Education Secretary remains in place.
Too many governments seem determined to diminish the type of education that nurtures free and independent thinking.
Despite his talent, the black A-level student was mocked when he said he wanted to attend a Russell Group university.
The A-level and Covid-19 crises show how irresponsibility is an inherent part of the neoliberal governance system.
How a government led by technocrats nearly destroyed a generation of social mobility.
The UK has an over-elaborate system for allocating university places – perhaps the government will seize the opportunity to design a better one.
A magical looking-glass in the middle of our city separates a racially mixed, socially deprived town from a turreted village of dons, quads and gowns.