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If the new grading system produces similar or better results, the case for a return to the status quo after Covid-19 will be weakened.
By buying their way into academic, scientific and cultural institutions, the rich have quietly undermined democracy.
The prime minister's hollow promises of “skilling up” are aimed at the very people whose jobs are imperilled by the government's choices.
The absence of an effective test and trace system is forcing a harmful new lockdown.
From empty halls of residence to campus outbreaks, starting university in 2020 is a very different experience.
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.