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Thousands of teachers needed t...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Thousands more teachers will be needed to work as examiners as reforms kick in, says report. Thousands more teachers will be needed...

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Bomb teams sent to schools 600...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Bomb disposal teams were called out to almost 600 schools in the wake of government advice about a potentially hazardous chemical....

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League tables: New targets see...

Jan 19, 2017 by

A total of 282 secondary schools in England are deemed to be failing by the government, as they have not met a new set of national...

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Pearson shares fall 30% on pro...

Jan 18, 2017 by

The educational publisher Pearson has warned of an “unprecedented” fall in sales in the US. Shares in the international...

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Friends ‘key to fewer sc...

Jan 18, 2017 by

Schools should encourage pupils with poor grades to mix with stronger students if they want to keep them in education, suggests a...

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Funding shake-up risks cuts in...

Jan 16, 2017 by

Government plans designed to address “unfair” and “inconsistent” funding in England’s education system...

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Moderate screen use ‘boo...

Jan 15, 2017 by

A study of screen time and mental wellbeing among teenagers has suggested moderate use of devices may be beneficial in a connected...

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Confusion over numerical GCSE ...

Jan 13, 2017 by

There is widespread confusion about England’s new GCSE grading system, says the exams regulator Ofqual. Starting this summer,...

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Southern Rail strikes leave co...

Jan 13, 2017 by

Students who rely on Southern Rail trains to get to college have told Newsbeat strikes on the network leave classes “half...

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Oxford academics warning of Br...

Jan 12, 2017 by

A “hard Brexit” would be the “biggest disaster” to have hit the UK’s universities for many years, a...

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Heads warn MPs of ‘extre...

Jan 11, 2017 by

Hundreds of head teachers in West Sussex have written to MPs warning that the government’s funding shake-up has failed to...

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How India’s ‘Flyin...

Jan 10, 2017 by

In 1947, athlete Milkha Singh saw his parents die in front of him during the violence that followed the partition of India. His...

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Childcare funding ‘will ...

Jan 10, 2017 by

Thousands of nursery places for pre-schoolers in England will be created under a £50m scheme, ministers say. Thousands of childcare...

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Swiss Muslim girls must learn ...

Jan 10, 2017 by

Switzerland has won a case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) obliging Muslim parents to send their children to mixed...

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Politics and jobs ‘swell...

Jan 8, 2017 by

Political upheaval, job worries and low self-confidence have left young people anxious and daunted, suggests a UK-wide survey for The...

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Local control over education &...

Jan 7, 2017 by

A teaching union has warned against reducing the influence of councils over the country’s education system. The Scottish...

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Apprentice levy ‘will ha...

Jan 6, 2017 by

Plans to boost apprenticeship funding in England will hit school budgets, with small council schools unfairly affected, say town hall...

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Online safety: Internet ‘...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Youngsters are not prepared for what they are signing up to on the internet, and are frequently giving personal information away,...

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Household debt rises to post-c...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Household debt has risen to its highest level since just after the financial crash of 2008, official figures show. Bank of England...

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Fake university degree website...

Jan 3, 2017 by

More than 40 fraudulent websites have been shut down in a major crackdown on the sale of fake degrees. The sites closed included...

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