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NI lecturers reject 'insulting' pay offer

20th March 2024
UCU and NASUWT call on the economy minister to "urgently engage" in talks over lecturer pay.

PE teachers retrain in maths to fill school gaps

20th March 2024
As research warns of maths teacher shortages, schools say they are turning to PE teachers to plug gaps.

Pupils hear 'magnificent' melodies from orchestra

19th March 2024
Musicians delivered workshops to thousands of children, the majority from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Schools failing children with allergies - report

19th March 2024
A Cambridgeshire mum wants changes to the law to protect children with allergies after her son died.

The rehab service that keeps families together

19th March 2024
Harper House can support both parents to get sober while still having responsibility for their children.

The rehab service that keeps families together

19th March 2024
Harper House supports parents to get clean while still having responsibility for their children.

Childcare shortage worsens as costs rise – report

19th March 2024
Fewer than a third of councils in all areas have enough spaces for children under two, a charity finds.

How many people take apprenticeships and how much are they paid?

18th March 2024
Going to school, college or university five days a week is not the only way to get a qualification.

How do I choose an apprenticeship, and is the pay good?

18th March 2024
Going to school, college or university five days a week is not the only way to get a qualification.

Student paramedics learn to tackle home births via VR

18th March 2024
Student paramedics are being taught how to deal with home births that go wrong by using virtual reality technology.

PM pledges to create 20,000 more apprenticeships

18th March 2024
The government says it will fully fund training for people under 21 from April, as part of a £60m investment.

Scottish childminder numbers halve in a decade

17th March 2024
Scottish Labour accuses the Scottish government of failing families after the figures were revealed.

Secret classes to counter Russian brainwashing in occupied Ukraine

16th March 2024
Forced to move from Melitopol, “Nataliia” now risks teaching hundreds of former students online.

Children 'let down' by dropped transport changes

15th March 2024
Plans to reduce the distance children travel before they can get free transport have been scrapped.

Don't take free period products away, say charities

15th March 2024
The UK government hasn't said if it will keep giving out free tampons and pads in England past July.

No council apology for pupil's 26-mile school trek

15th March 2024
A pupil will travel the a marathon distance each day to attend school due to a shortage of places.

Head disgusted by food requests in-house caterers

15th March 2024
Jason Ashley says he has a "lack of trust in Chartwells to transform the catering" in his school.

Essex is the worst in England for SEND assessments

15th March 2024
Essex is the worst place in England for assessing children with special needs with just 1% complete in 20 weeks.

How a head teacher saved his pupils from a knifeman

14th March 2024
Children hid under desks as Ciran Stapleton kept an armed intruder talking in the school corridor.

How a headteacher saved his pupils from a knifeman

14th March 2024
Children hid under desks as Ciran Stapleton kept an armed intruder talking in the school corridor.

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