Students of Leonardo da Vinci high school in Milan, Italy take part in outdoor lessons on Saturday as part of a protest against distance learning. Photograph: Paolo Salmoirago/EPA

Schools in the Republic have yet to reopen this year following a spike in Covid-19 cases after Christmas. Plans to reopen special schools and classes(...)

Pro-democracy activist leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak (in red costume) flashes the three-finger salute to encourage the accused in the lese majeste charges at a police station in Bangkok. Photograph: Narong Sangnak

“Long live the queen!” people cried, as Parit Chiwarak, a leader of Thailand’s student-led protests, took the stage in a bouffant wig and pink gown si(...)

Pedestrians wear face masks in a congested street market in Lourges. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP via Getty

Face masks will be required in all French offices, except for enclosed spaces occupied by only one person, from September 1st, labour minister Élisabe(...)

Children wearing plastic face visors in class at Kinugawa Elementary School in Nikko, Japan. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Schools all over the world closed their classrooms and sent children home in the early days of the pandemic. Many have returned, many are preparing to(...)

French education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer speaks in the National Assembly on July 16th, in Paris. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images

France’s government, students, teachers and parents agree on one point: 2019-2020 has been a lost school year. Education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer(...)

Pupils in class at Queen’s Hill Primary School, Norfolk, UK, where  social distancing rules of 2m apply. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

After months out of the classroom, Irish pupils are finally set to return to school in late August. The Department of Education’s plan is to fully reo(...)

Visitors queue outside the  Louvre museum in Paris after staff ended coronavirus walkout following  two days of closure.  Photograph: Philippe Lopez/ AFP

The Republic’s second confirmed case of coronavirus, announced on Tuesday night, has focused minds on the measures that might have to be taken to limi(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron. Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/EPA

“There is no room for political Islam in France, ” Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday at the first of several presidential outings scheduled to explain w(...)

Newbridge College, Kildare, is phasing in a total ban on smartphones for first and second year students. The success of the measure will be evaluated at a later date.  Senior students Meabh Breen and Rob Scully (foreground), with first years Kallie Walsh and Eanna Sherlock in the background. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s the big switch-off. Last month, France’s education ministry introduced a smartphone ban after lawmakers passed what they called a “detox” law for(...)

A father picks up his child from RYB Kindergarten in Xintiandi, Beijing: a female teacher (22)   has been detained on suspicion of abusing children at the kindergarten. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

Police have detained a 22-year-old teacher suspected of abusing children at a Beijing kindergarten, as China was still reeling from a series of accusa(...)

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