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Children's care system plan focuses on early support

Thu, 02/02/2023 - 04:57
The government's plan needs to go further and faster, the author of a major review into the system says.

Strike is about more than pay, say striking teachers

Wed, 02/01/2023 - 07:24
As a strike gets under way in England and Wales, teachers explain why they are taking action.

Teachers prepare to strike in England and Wales

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 19:01
Teachers in the National Education Union - and support staff in Wales - will strike over pay on Wednesday.

Strikes on Wednesday 1 February will disrupt daily life - No 10

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 16:40
Teachers, university workers, civil servants, train and bus drivers are all striking on 1 February.

Children as young as nine exposed to pornography

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 09:05
The consumption of pornography is widespread among children, the children's commissioner says.

Kate's early years campaign is her 'life's work'

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 02:19
The Princess of Wales's project to take early years more seriously will arrive in cinemas this week.

Teacher strikes: 'Deciding to close our school has been horrible'

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 01:00
Wales High School in Rotherham will be closing to most pupils when teachers strike over pay on Wednesday.

NEU teacher strikes: Government and union to meet for last-ditch talks

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 01:16
Education Secretary Gillian Keegan will meet union chiefs in an effort to avert Wednesday's walkout.

Childcare costs rise as providers feel the pinch

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 01:02
Prices increased across Britain over the last year due to funding pressures, a survey suggests.

University: 'Dealing drugs was the only way I could afford degree'

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 08:15
Tyler had to pay higher rent deposits as he had no financial support from his estranged family.

Mensa: What happens when 'child geniuses' grow up

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 02:02
After a four-year-old joins Mensa, we ask formerly gifted children about the expectations they faced.

Catherine says early childhood is key to adult life

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 23:50
The Princess of Wales launches a campaign calling for more attention on 'critical' early years.

Gillian Keegan asks teachers to give heads notice of plan to strike

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 08:36
The education secretary wants teachers to tell schools if they plan to join Wednesday's walkout.

Warwick Davis backs campaign to save tiny Cambridgeshire school

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 18:53
The actor's son went to a school that has 47 pupils and says it will be "a travesty" if it closes.

School strike: Thousands of pupils told to stay home

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 10:06
Next week's strike is "looking quite likely" according to a union representing teachers and support staff.

NI education bosses assessing potential 10% cut

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:44
BBC News NI understands officials are modelling different cuts and no decisions have yet been made.

Lockdowns linked to tenfold rise in child sex imagery

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 01:51
A charity says its data highlights how predators took advantage of the worldwide Covid-19 situation.

Scottish government to intervene to stop council teacher cuts

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 07:22
Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville will also move to stop school hours being reduced.

Strike action: Majority of NI teachers to walk out for half a day

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:25
It is expected many schools will close until midday on Tuesday 21 February.

Girl, 14, stabbed at Didsbury school and boy arrested

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 07:51
The girl was attacked and seriously injured at a school in the Didsbury area of Manchester.