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Scottish education performance falling, says study

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 18:36
Standards in reading, maths and science among 15-year-olds have declined over the long-term, research suggests.

High rate of UK teens skipping meals because of poverty

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 18:11
The UK progresses slightly in OECD education rankings - but food-poverty levels are above average.

Pisa: Wales slumps to worst school test results

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 17:40
Wales' scores are the UK's lowest, and the results gap has widened in reading, maths and science.

Care sector fears migration changes are a step back

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:01
Many in social care believe overseas staff saved the system from collapse, reports Alison Holt.

Buckton Fields Primary School building to be demolished

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 19:41
It is virtually brand new but was shut suddenly when problems were discovered with its structure.

Record numbers of children being home schooled

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 12:35
A parent says a range of factors were behind their decision to home-educate.

'If it wasn't for my foster carer I'd be in prison,' says Swindon man

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 11:54
Swindon's urgent push for more local fostering placements to help at-risk children.

Record number of girls on Borders College farming course

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 05:44
A record number of female students have started an agriculture course at Borders College.

Bankruptcy 'opportunity' after student loan crisis

Sun, 12/03/2023 - 12:16
Changes in the US are enticing more people to file bankruptcy to clear their student loans.

How assistance dogs can make a big difference at university

Sun, 12/03/2023 - 05:54
Students describe the realities of university life with - and without - an animal's help.

Ofsted inspection played part in Ruth Perry’s death, GP says

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 23:16
Ruth Perry's inquest has heard she feared house prices would fall following the Ofsted inspection.

Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow to be demolished

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 21:54
The school in Harlow, which opened in 2019, will be demolished and rebuilt due to construction issues.

Windsor prep school appoints first female head after 675 years

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 17:20
Emma Károlyi joins the Windsor school famous for being the home of St George's Chapel's choir.

Head teacher says autistic student died despite family's plea for support

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 06:54
Isaac Uzoegbu was hit by a car when he ran from home. His head teacher says it could have been prevented.

Ruth Perry: Inquest hears head felt humiliated after Ofsted inspection

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 23:43
Ruth Perry told her husband Jonathan she felt she would lose her job, the inquest into her death hears.

Teachers' strikes: When, where and why?

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 16:49
Four unions accepted a 6.5% pay rise in July, but NASUWT members are now taking action short of a strike.

Cambridge graduates create app to boost student safety

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 11:44
Users can activate pre-written text messages to trusted contacts if they need help on a night out.

£400m invested in England free childcare expansion

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 08:31
Nurseries and providers welcome rise in funding rates but say demand could soon outstrip capacity.