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Disadvantaged pupils in England lag behind in Covid learning catch-up

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Pupils across England have made a recovery in learning lost during the Covid pandemic, but concerns remain over worsening results for disadvantaged secondary school students, according to new research published by the...

Stark divide: disadvantaged areas of Victoria have worst Covid vaccination rates

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Some of Victoria’s lowest socio-economic areas are still lagging behind on Covid-19 vaccination rates as the wealthiest local government areas surge ahead, creating a stark divide across the state. The disparity has c...

‘Magnifying glass’ on inequality: why Covid is hitting harder in Melbourne’s disadvantaged areas

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Covid is acting as a “magnifying glass” on the inequalities felt in disadvantaged parts of Melbourne, where there is less access to essential services including pharmacies, childcare and green space. “We knew before t...

Disadvantaged children lose out on 24m free school meals, dice Labor

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The government’s free school meals policy has come under fire from Labour, which has accused ministers of failing to provide up to 24m meals over the summer holidays, warning that feeding hungry children “cannot be a ...

Ofqual: bias against disadvantaged and SEN pupils ‘common’ in assessments

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Teacher assessments are often biased against disadvantaged pupils and those with special educational needs (SEN), according to research by England’s exams regulator Ofqual which will add to concerns about grades this ...

Bridging the gap: UK university students tutor disadvantaged pupils

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Every Monday, after a long day of college, Fardowsa Ahmed logged on to her computer to take a night class in GCSE biology. She was exhausted, but she needed the qualification to start her nursing degree in the autumn....

Schools Covid catch-up programme ‘not reaching disadvantaged pupils

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The government’s flagship programme to help pupils catch up after months of school closures is not yet reaching the most disadvantaged children, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has warned. In a report which examines the...