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Council spending on single homelessness 'down by £5bn since 2009'

2 hours 23 min ago
Analysis suggests councils have lost billions from their budgets for lone homeless people since 2009.

A-level maths leak referred by police to prosecutors

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:42
Exam board says police have referred an A-level maths leak case to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Disposable nappy recycling: How soiled nappies can be reused

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:12
Each year billions end up in landfill, but the world's largest nappy production company is now backing a scheme to recover the plastic and other materials inside them.

Easter Sats revision classes 'a growing trend'

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 17:56
The NASUWT teachers' union says primary pupils should be spending time at home with their families.

More female teachers report upskirting, says union

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:10
The NASUWT union says schools should consider banning mobile phones to protect staff and pupils.

ENA: The elite French school that trains presidents

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 00:30
ENA is a finishing school for French leaders - but its days of elitism may be numbered.

Inside the school for bullied children

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 00:13
Two teenagers explain how a tiny specialist school gave them the confidence to continue their education.

Teachers face weekly violence from pupils, says survey

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:17
Many more say verbal abuse is part of daily working life, a teachers' union survey finds.

Teachers 'paying for resources out of own money'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 23:59
One in five teachers buys lesson materials once a week, a survey by the NASUWT union suggests.

Teachers: Unions criticise minimum wage internship

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:26
Two teaching unions criticise an internship for teachers run by Stranmillis University College.

World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:39
Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in Africa.

Warning over pupils moving between schools

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 23:59
A report says high numbers switching schools might conceal pupils being "off-rolled".

TED 2019: Prize to online classes project causes controversy

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:01
Plans to give millions of dollars to a program for online learning for pre-schoolers has been criticised.

Pupils shut in isolation rooms for hours, teachers say

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:37
Teachers tell how zero tolerance behaviour policies are sending pupils into isolation rooms for hours.

UK universities face 'gagging order' criticism

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:05
BBC research reveals about £87m spent on pay-offs with non-disclosure agreements since 2017.

Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 02:00
The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read.

Open University: Photos issued to mark 50th anniversary

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:05
Pictures released to mark the occasion show the early days and tell the stories of current students.

Labour pledges to scrap primary Sats if elected

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:30
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would scrap national Sats tests in primary schools in England.

Primary pupils 'must learn about same-sex relationships'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:23
Teaching about same-sex relationships education must be made compulsory in primaries, a union says.

Free sanitary products plan extended to primary girls

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:35
Move follows announcement of funding for free tampons and towels in secondary schools and colleges in England.