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Baby boom in gym as newborns watch mums work out

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 07:19
It is a gym with a difference where breaks are to change nappies, not to have a drink of water.

More than 100 Raac school buildings to be rebuilt

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 18:18
In England, 234 schools have been confirmed to contain reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (Raac).

Children's commissioner backs 'under-16s' phone'

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 16:54
Brianna Ghey's mum Esther has said children under 16 should not be able to access social media apps.

Esther Ghey focused on 'lasting legacy for Brianna'

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 16:15
Esther Ghey says her priority is to create a "lasting legacy" for Brianna with her mindfulness campaign.

Education minister pledges to close pay gap

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 15:19
Education Minister Paul Givan's first official engagement is to a Catholic grammar school in Belfast.

Book returned to school library after 120 years

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 07:03
The book, presented to a child at a school in Birmingham in 1904, resurfaces via a jumble sale.

Brianna's mum wants mindfulness taught in schools

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 18:35
Esther Ghey is part of a campaign to put mindfulness onto the national curriculum.

Support promised for head teachers after Perry death

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 14:25
A council criticised over the death of Ruth Perry says it knows lessons need to be learned.

When parents get the blame for a child's mass shooting

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 23:14
The conviction of a Michigan mother for her son's school shooting could have far-reaching implications.

Welsh tuition fees to rise by £250 a year

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 17:11
Cap on uni fees to rise to £9,250 from September, bringing Wales in line with other parts of the UK.

Parent fury over councillors' special needs comments

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 11:10
Three Warwickshire councillors are facing calls to apologise as parents criticise their comments.

Explicit comments on school app after apparent hack

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 06:55
Parents say they are worried by the inappropriate comments on the Class Charts app.

Government responds to Ofsted criticism in RE row

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 07:21
Ofsted says the job of schools is made harder by "the lack of clarity and support from government".

Headteacher to climb mountain for school heating

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 07:12
Two members of staff are set to climb Kilimanjaro to raise money for a new school heating system.

Free childcare: Keegan confident of April start

Sun, 02/04/2024 - 14:15
But the education secretary does not confirm the scheme will be ready for all eligible parents.

International student admissions to be reviewed

Fri, 02/02/2024 - 19:14
Universities UK says students must have confidence that the system is 'fair, transparent and robust'.

Cash offer for new childcare workers amid shortage

Fri, 02/02/2024 - 10:29
A £1,000 payment will be offered to thousands joining the early-years sector in England.

SQA exam staff to strike over pay dispute

Thu, 02/01/2024 - 23:49
The Scottish exams body says the pay deal is the "best offer possible".

National SEND warning after Surrey case - watchdog

Thu, 02/01/2024 - 18:18
The council watchdog warns of educational psychologist shortages after a complaint in Surrey.

Headteacher who misused funds banned from teaching

Wed, 01/31/2024 - 16:05
The ex-police officer implicated colleagues in his dishonest conduct, a misconduct report says.