Education News:

Bigger share of aid budget for education, say MPs
Education should receive a bigger share of the UK's overseas aid budget… said education is vital to improving lives in the world's poorest countries…. The proportion of the UK's aid budget spent on education was about 7% in 2015, according…


£2.5m rural school plans announced by education secretary
… and rural schools to work together in groups on curriculum planning Education Secretary…


Education agent recruits bogus students
…How a recruitment agent is cheating the student loans system. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Big Tax Case judge leaves £3.5m for education trust
… will to set up an educational trust on Tiree. Kenneth Mure QC, who died last November aged… the Misses Nisbet Educational Fund. Mr Muir was a highly respected advocate in Scotland… will: "The trust purpose shall be the advancement in education and that for the benefit…


Education agent recruits bogus students at private college
…A BBC Panorama investigation has uncovered evidence of abuse of the government's student loan system in one of the biggest private colleges in England. The Greenwich School of Management (GSM) and its students receive around £66m a year in…


EU Peace funding for shared education projects
…Shared education projects on both sides of the Irish border are to receive over… funding aims to enable 350 schools to take part in shared education on a cross-border… basis. Over 2,000 teachers will also be trained to facilitate shared education


NI Budget: Education funding will not be cut
… while a feared cash reduction in the education budget will not go ahead, according… the education budget would be cut, causing an outcry from teachers and parents. Since… the education budget will be flat, when compared to last year's starting position…


MSPs debate mainstreaming in education
…The Europe Committee takes evidence from Scottish Secretary David Mundell on Article 50 withdrawal negotiations.. MSPs quiz ministers during general questions. Nicola Sturgeon is quizzed by opposition MSPs during first minister's questions…


AMs scrutinise Welsh Government budget
…Children, Young People and Education Committee. Plenary begins at 1.30pm…


Could 'guaranteed income' help Scotland's students?
…The proposal for a "guaranteed income" for students would bring clarity and simplicity to the system. While all Scottish students receive free tuition, arrangements for help towards living costs are more complicated. For instance a…