Education News


  • Sugar tax 'must not be used to plug school budgets'

    Money earmarked to improve children's health should not be used for shortfalls in England's school funding, say councils.

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:38:42 +0000


  • Devon free school rated inadequate by Ofsted in all areas

    Route 39 Academy received the worst rating in all four categories following an Ofsted inspection

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:54:55 +0000


  • Campaign to avoid confusion over new GCSEs

    An information campaign wants to make sure people understand a new way of grading GCSEs in England.

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:29:27 +0000


  • Babies join primary school lessons to help teach empathy

    Baby Cailen has been visiting the children, aged eight and nine, since he was 12 weeks old.

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:59:17 +0000


  • Labour warns of 60% four-year rise in unqualified teachers

    There are 24,000 teachers without formal teaching qualifications in England's state schools, a report says.

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:57:38 +0000


  • 'Chess makes me feel less angry'

    Children from Sacred Heart school say the game helps them feel less angry and more prepared for lessons.

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:03:39 +0000


  • Top teacher fights for indigenous people

    The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:07:11 +0000


  • Student Emily Hughes denied loan due to namesake

    Emily Hughes was told someone with the same name, born on the same day in the same area has already applied.

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:14:00 +0000


  • IT problem delays Blackburn College's University Centre degree results

    Some students say the delay caused by the problem with a new IT system has put their careers on hold.

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:25:52 +0000


  • Essex nursery 'closes because of universal free hours scheme'

    Fidgety Fingers is one of many nurseries which say they cannot make government funding rates stretch.

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:03:51 +0000


  • Food banks warn of school holiday hunger

    Many children risk going hungry over the summer, warns the Trussell Trust, which runs 420 UK food banks.

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:56:15 +0000


  • Cartoon alien helps children in Mexico deal with trauma

    In Mexico a psychologist has come up with an unusual way of getting children, dealing with trauma, to open up about their experiences.

    Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:34:21 +0000


  • Student loan debt: Your questions answered

    Find out what owing tens of thousands of pounds means for your credit rating, and when to pay back.

    Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:16:18 +0000


  • Action urged to teach children to swim

    Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim, a survey suggests.

    Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:53:00 +0000


  • Children in temporary housing up a third since 2014

    Councils say child homelessness has reached unsustainable levels with the numbers rising sharply.

    Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:40:42 +0000

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