Education News:

University unconditional offers 'undermine education'
… The education system is being undermined by universities making more unconditional offers… the education system because it's about demonstrating with evidence - and exams are one… that system, we will be on a very slippery slope, where education levels across the UK…


Scottish education secretary defends tests for P1 pupils
…Scotland's education secretary has defended tests being given to P1 pupils… educations to identify exactly where weaknesses and challenges are, so they can target… through our education system, have an issue which is not identified early enough…


Education system 'facing severe financial challenges'
…Northern Ireland's education system is under "considerable strain" and faces… of Education's top official, Derek Baker, made the comments in the accounts for 2017-18…, which have just been published. The Education Authority overspent its budget…


Venue probe after TV star thrown out of Edinburgh Festival Fringe show
Education star Layton Williams accused security staff of "racial profiling" when he…


Religious education 'vital for diversity'
…Religious education is more vital than ever in an increasingly diverse society…-author of a report calling for better religious education in school and a widening… become massively more diverse," says Mr Clarke, a former Labour education secretary…


Plaid AM calls for 1p income tax rise for education
…Income tax in Wales could be raised by 1p to increase education spending, Plaid… in extra income to go on education over the next five-year Assembly term. The Welsh… Times, Mr Price said that the investment could make Wales' education system…


Former sports coach jailed for indecently assaulting boys
… swimming at Dingwall Sports Centre and was a local authority community education


Multimillion-pound Dumfries school campus opens
… Town project which is overhauling education provision. Jeff Leaver, who chairs…


Free childcare 'needed by parents in education and training'
… of their development and educational attainment. "For this reason, we recommend that the Bill… are seeking work by undertaking education and training linked to securing employment…


Department of Education: Closures taking 'too long'
…The Department of Education (DE) has said that it is taking too long to close…. Area planning is where the Education Authority (EA) works with other bodies… for Integrated Education (NICIE) to plan school provision going forward. School numbers…