BBC : education
12h15 26  février
Pupils both relieved and upset as GCSEs and A-levels cancelled
Students react to the news that their grades will be decided by teachers rather than exams.
15h07 25  février
A-level and GCSE results plan a ’good compromise’, PM says
Getting teachers to grade GCSE and A-level pupils in England will be fair and durable , the PM says.
16h51 26  février
Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout
Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.
Law: Young Welsh people lack confidence for legal career
Trainee solicitor says young people sometimes lack confidence to leave community without role models.
N. Ireland teachers avoid ’catch-up narrative’
Terms like missed work could put pupils under undue pressure when schools reopen, guidance says.
17h55 25  février
Stockport student Esha Mumtaz wants award ’to inspire other girls’
Esha Mumtaz, who started from square one after moving to the UK, becomes Young Student of the Year.
Fake emails sent to MPs totally unacceptable - Lindsay Hoyle
The Commons Speaker hits out after an academic study tries to test MPs’ responses to constituents.
A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers
A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.
A-level and GCSE results: What do students and teachers think?
GCSEs and A-level exams cancelled in England by the pandemic are to be replaced by teachers’ grades.
19h59 24  février
University of Liverpool: Academics sign letter against 47 ’callous’ job cuts
Academics sent an open letter to university leaders expressing dismay and outrage at the plan.
Summer catch-up schools planned for pupils in England
A total of 700m will help ensure no child is left behind due to the pandemic, Boris Johnson says.
22h02 23  février
Covid: ’Heroic’ Zoom teacher ’deserves round of applause’
Dean Williamson had a seizure while his son was taking part in a school lesson over Zoom.
19h59 22  février
Schools back 8 March in England with Covid tests taken at home
Parents of secondary school pupils will carry out Covid tests and face masks will be worn in class.
Covid: ’Children really need to get back into school’
Parents and teachers react as it is announced that all schools in England will reopen from 8 March.
Secondary schools in Wales may return after Easter
The announcement comes as the youngest pupils in Wales go back to class in a phased return.
Covid in Scotland: Youngest pupils return as schools reopen
Schools across the country have been closed to the vast majority of pupils since December.
Covid: Catch-up narrative putting ’huge pressure’ on children, psychologists say
The British Psychological Society warns against reinforcing the notion that school pupils are behind .
16h57 19  février
Reckless’ if all pupils back 8 March, say teachers’ unions
Teachers’ unions call for a phased return to school in England to avoid a spike in infections.
18h43 23  février
Covid tests and masks: School prepares for return to class
The BBC speaks to pupils, staff and parents at a school as they ready for in-person learning again.
00h00 19  février
University watchdog faces ’impartiality’ questions
Lord Wharton is also a paid adviser to an energy firm trying to build through a university’s land.
02h22 16  février
Students ’see the beauty in the ordinary’
First-year photography students at the University for the Creative Arts show off their work.
00h46 17  février
Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?
The pandemic has meant most students have been unable to go to lectures - so should they get a refund?
03h39 05  février
Coronavirus: How will ’Generation Covid’ catch up?
How will young people get back on track in jobs, education, housing, mental health and socialising?
13h17 04  février
Covid: ’I don’t want a holiday, I want to go to school’
How pupils with additional educational needs are dealing with the challenges of lockdown.
09h04 25  février
Covid: When will schools reopen?
All students in England can return to classrooms from 8 March as part of the plans to ease lockdown.