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The working farm tackling anxiety in young people

26th March 2024
GroundEd provides training to students who have special educational needs such as autism and anxiety.

The working farm tackling anxiety in young people

26th March 2024
GroundEd provides training to students who have special educational needs such as autism and anxiety.

School takes a stand to stop teen toilet vaping

26th March 2024
The Royal High School in Edinburgh is installing "screaming" vape detectors in toilets to tackle the problem.

Why Wales' sign language GCSE is being delayed

26th March 2024
It will be introduced a year later than planned but an expert says it is vital to "get it right".

College cuts spark warning over widening access

25th March 2024
The man tasked with increasing access to higher education for students from deprived areas says targets may be missed.

Gas explosion survivor wins apprenticeship award

23rd March 2024
Jessica Williams, who had 70% burns in a gas explosion, wins an apprenticeship award.

'We don't live, we're just alive': Afghan girls despair at Taliban school ban

23rd March 2024
The new term has begun, but secondary school remains closed to girls for another academic year.

Teachers to be given one day off a fortnight

22nd March 2024
The idea is designed to improve teachers' wellbeing and attract new people to the profession.

Takeaway service launches in school kitchen

22nd March 2024
The venture in York will raise funds for the school and teach pupils cooking skills.

'I feel ill sending my son to a mainstream school'

22nd March 2024
Kimberley says her son has additional needs that schools can no longer support.

UK's highest student loan revealed to be £231,000

22nd March 2024
BBC obtains "eye-watering" figures showing nearly £55,000 of interest was accumulated on one balance.

UK's highest student loan revealed to be £231,000

22nd March 2024
BBC obtains "eye-watering" figures showing nearly £55,000 of interest was accumulated on one balance.

Leaking schools 'stuck' after Raac rebuild pledges

21st March 2024
"This school's got everything else wrong with it - but it doesn't have problems with Raac," one head says.

Children need protection from drug gangs, expert says

21st March 2024
Tens of thousands of children are at risk of being groomed and coerced into crime, a leading expert says.

School with no pupils to close by end of month

20th March 2024
Fountains Earth Church of England Primary School in Upper Nidderdale will close by 31 March.

Primary school with no pupils to close in April

20th March 2024
Plans were drawn up to close Hexton JMI the school, founded in 1846, in 2021, when it had 21 pupils.

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.

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