Education News:

£91m education cash to be made available in NI
…Unspent money totalling £91m for shared and integrated education from the Fresh… revealed the Department of Education (DE) had only been able to spend £8m of the £100m… funding from previous years for shared education and housing to be dispersed flexibly…


The papers: Education costs and shipyard jobs
education costs and alcohol deaths to job fears and plastic waste. The Scotsman… highlights claims about the hidden costs of state education , after MSPs heard evidence…


UK makes £212m Commonwealth education aid pledge
… countries spend at least 12 years in education. The prime minister pledged £212m, which… people need 12 years of quality education if they are to fulfil their potential…, girls - are denied the education that would allow them to get on in life. "All too…


Home education compulsory registration?
…The Department for Education is raising the prospect of a compulsory register… for an estimated 45,500 home-educated children in England. Ministers have launched a "call… for evidence" on ensuring children taught at home get a good quality education


Denbighshire: Education leadership 'excellent' watchdog says
Educational leadership and management are "excellent" in Denbighshire, a report… by the education watchdog has said. Estyn found the quality of education was "good", especially… at Key Stage 4. A spokesman for the council said: "Education in Denbighshire has been…


Education Authority identifies more schools for closure or merger
…The Education Authority has identified 27 schools which may close or merge due… to be in a similar position last year. The list features in the Education Authority's 2018-19… in the plan are set to increase their pupil numbers. The Education Authority (EA) works…


Oklahoma teachers: 'Our education system has failed'
… at sharply cut education budgets. They say what happened to their schools should…, Oklahoma's education spending per pupil was 28.2% less than it was in 2008, before… Priorities. The National Education Association, which represents publicly funded school…


Sex education: Irish schools to teach sexual consent
… and sexuality education (RSE). The review has been ordered by the Minister for Education… previously called for an overhaul of sex education in December 2017. "Improvements should… be made in sexual health and relationship education, including the areas…


Revise seven hours a day over Easter, says education expert
… the Easter holidays, an education expert has said. Barnaby Lenon, chairman…


How Northern students see North-South education gap
…A report by England's Children's Commissioner says there are huge education