Education

Ethnic minority academics speak out over unfair pay

[ad_1] Image caption Pragya Agrawal discovered by accident that she was being paid less than white male colleagues on lower grades More than a dozen ethnic minority academics from UK universities have come forward with allegations of unlawfully being paid less than white colleagues with similar or lesser jobs. They have spoken out following BBC […]

Education

'I went to Oxford with undiagnosed TB'

[ad_1] Tilly Rose was barely able to go to school after she was struck down with a mystery illness at the age of 11. Despite that she says “I basically taught myself”, so determined she was to get an education. And the efforts paid off in spades when she earned the “absolute dream come true” […]

Education

Ex-Langley School teacher banned for sexual touching

[ad_1] Image copyright Graham Hardy/Geograph Image caption Mr Brittain left Langley School in February 2016 after entering into a settlement agreement A former teacher alleged to have sexually touched a pupil while giving her physics tuition has been banned indefinitely from the profession. Robbie Brittain, 33, taught at Langley School in Loddon, Norfolk, when it […]

Education

MPs want hunger minister role introduced

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The MPs are concerned about the impact of hunger on children A group of MPs wants the government to introduce a Minister for Hunger to respond to a growth in food insecurity in the UK – especially among children. The Environmental Audit Committee says 19% of children under […]

Education

Brexit row 'dreadful lesson' for children

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Head teachers say the Brexit debate has become a terrible example for the young Young people are being taught “dreadful lessons” about behaviour by the angry rows over Brexit, says the head teacher of Gordonstoun – the private school in Moray attended by the Prince of Wales. Lisa Kerr […]