Shreya Uttara Kushal examines the intersection between academics and activism in relation to caste discrimination.
The government has today announced a U-turn in its assessment policy for A-Levels and GCSEs in England, following several days of outrage from students, parents and teachers alike. Pupils’ grades will now be based on teacher assessments alone, with exams regulator Ofqual confirming that the controversial algorithm has been scrapped. The news comes as more Read More…
The UK government is facing calls from politicians and members of the public to remedy perceived disparities in schools’ history curriculum and “decolonise” British education. A petition calling for Britain’s colonial history to be made a compulsory part of the curriculum has now reached 262,645 signatures and prompted a government response on Thursday. This response Read More…
Chloé Agar lays out how to approach online tutoring.
Alessandro Giacometto looks at the profound effects exams can have on students and teachers, and how the pandemic has provided a unique opportunity to look for change.
Alannah Burdess explores why learning black history is such an important step in educating ourselves as a society and in working towards addressing systemic racism in Britain today.
Chloe Agar considers the questions remote learning will raise about the accessibility of teaching.
“In the context of remote learning, however, even minor inconveniences posed by an intermittent internet connection can quickly become a major difficulty.”
The Opinion and Features Editors give their opinions on a range of topics in bitesize articles.
Deep down, I am a little envious of the sixth formers who were supposed to take their A-Levels and International Baccalaureate (IB) exams this summer. COVID-19 has thrown everyone off guard and even our very own Oxford University has canceled all face-to-face teachings and resorted to remote learning for Trinity Term. This disease is proving Read More…