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Cash cuts ‘threaten scho...

Mar 29, 2017 by

The biggest school funding shortages in England since the 1990s are threatening to damage standards, says a report from MPs...

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Teacher encouragement ‘g...

Mar 28, 2017 by

Encouragement from teachers is key to keeping pupils engaged with education after the age of 16, suggests a study of more than 4,000...

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‘Fake research’ co...

Mar 27, 2017 by

The scale of “fake research” in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests. Official data...

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Brazil teacher changes hairsty...

Mar 26, 2017 by

“A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad. I told her she was wonderful.” A Brazilian teacher has come...

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Poor behaviour ‘not take...

Mar 24, 2017 by

The issue of poor behaviour in schools has not been taken seriously enough, says a review by England’s behaviour tsar Tom...

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Drop in teacher training recru...

Mar 23, 2017 by

There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England. The...

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Warning over segregation in En...

Mar 22, 2017 by

Thousands of state schools across England are segregated along ethnic or social grounds, according to research. More than a quarter...

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Heads increase pressure over s...

Mar 21, 2017 by

Head teachers representing some 3,000 schools in England have written to their local MPs and ministers calling for a rethink on...

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Pupils need internet lessons t...

Mar 21, 2017 by

Learning to survive in a world dominated by the internet should be as important for children as reading and writing, says a House of...

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Modern mothers ‘watched ...

Mar 20, 2017 by

Intrusive “policing” of lifestyle choices begins in pregnancy, say researchers. When Tanya, then pregnant, and her mother...

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Migrants have raised school st...

Mar 18, 2017 by

Immigration is a key reason behind London’s high achievement in schools, says former education secretary. Immigration has been...

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Illegal low pay for 20,000 nur...

Mar 17, 2017 by

Up to 20,000 nursery workers are illegally being paid below the minimum wage in England, analysis of government data by a childcare...

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All state schools in England &...

Mar 17, 2017 by

Every state school in England will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans are put into place, research suggests....

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‘Trojan Horse’ gov...

Mar 16, 2017 by

A former chairman of governors has launched an appeal to overturn a ban imposed on him over an alleged “Trojan Horse”...

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Graduates aren’t skilled...

Mar 14, 2017 by

Half of employers don’t think graduates have the skills to start work. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) spoke to...

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Exercise levels decline ‘...

Mar 14, 2017 by

Adolescence is thought to be the time when children go off exercise – but a study in The British Journal of Sports Medicine...

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Malala has conditional offer f...

Mar 13, 2017 by

Nobel prize winning campaigner Malala Yousafzai has received a conditional offer from a top UK university. The 19-year-old, who is...

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Education secretary heckled by...

Mar 10, 2017 by

Angry head teachers heckled Education Secretary Justine Greening as she told a conference about her plans for new grammar schools....

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Music ‘could face extinc...

Mar 9, 2017 by

Music “could face extinction” as a subject in secondary schools in England, researchers have warned. They say music is...

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Dutch university sees post-Bre...

Mar 8, 2017 by

Uncertainty about Brexit may have stopped the rising trend of UK students going to a leading Dutch university. Maastricht University...

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