Articles from Stephen Lambert

ENDING THE £20 UNIVERSAL CREDIT UPLIFT WILL DEEPEN CHILD POVERTY AND WIDEN EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITIES IN THE NORTH

THERE'S a pressing case for the UK government to retain the £20 increase to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit. This has been a lifeline to thousands of households across the region for people struggling to afford the basic essentials. Charities, teachers, health care professionals and foodbanks across the North East are backing the 'KeepThe lifeline' campaign are calling on central government to retain the £20 weekly lifeline in place beyond October 2021.

Why do boys underperform in exams compared with girls?

Call for answers on boys' "underperformance" in exams  HEPI today (24 Aug) published new analysis of this year’s A level results with a particular focus on outcomes by gender.

NEWCASTLE CITY STUDENTS SHOULD BE PROUD OF THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS

THIS summer once again saw a rise in the number of Newcastle students achieving respectable AS/A-level results, BTEC First and national awards and GCSE results. Given the many months lost in face-to-face learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic city students should be proud of their achievements.

'TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT': THE NORTH'S GROWING EDUCATION CLASS DIVIDE

'TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT': THE NORTH'S GROWING EDUCATION CLASS DIVIDE  WORKING-CLASS kids have become the North's under-achievers at school. That's why the region's schools and colleges need more investment to give all young people a chance.

"FINISHED AT 55" Standing up for the North East's older workers

ALTHOUGH youth and adult unemployment is rising sharply, one group that seems to be overlooked from the policy debate is the over-50s - a growing demographic both in the North and elsewhere in the UK.

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