Education

North East student responds to measures tackling ethnic disparity in university grades

North East student responds to measures tackling ethnic disparity in university grades

Newcastle University’s Afro-Caribbean society president welcomes new measures introduced by the government to ensure universities are doing everything they can to tackle ethnic disparity in attainment. Kemi Adediran says he is pleased universities will be “held to account” in making sure they are providing an environment in which black and […]

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

A North East mother of two children has said that ‘schools do not dictate’ when it comes to making the decision to take her children out of school during term time. Her statement follows petitions that have been rapidly gathering signatures around the UK to allow parents to take their […]