Education News:

Education: Underachieving schoolboys 'must be a priority'
… to an education consultant. Overall, GCSE performance at A* to C was 9.8% lower for boys than… girls to be "NEETs" - not in education, employment or training. He said raising boys…


Powys council education chief faces vote of no confidence
… report into the county's schools. Education watchdog Estyn said many secondary… member for education Myfanwy Alexander to go. An extraordinary council meeting has… the education service to address and remedy the weakness" identified in the Estyn report…


Shetland school gets weak gradings in education report
… it was classed as "weak" in several areas in a report from Education Scotland. The school… to the school. Education Scotland's findings followed an inspection in May. Inspectors noted… forward positively' George Smith, chairman of the council's education and families…


Education review ordered amid subject choice concern
… of education in secondary schools. The move follows a critical report by MSPs… on the Scottish Parliament's education committee, who examined how S4, S5 and S6 work… pupils. Education Secretary John Swinney said the review would identify any areas…


'Technology is helping education in Africa'
…According to trainer and mentor Dr James Magara, the standards of education


New secondary education model approved by States
education by 23 votes to 15. The island will operate a "one-school, two-site" system… educational needs and disabilities provision. The new funding structure included £77.9m… for redeveloping the sites, £51.1m for the specialist further education facility at Les Ozouets…


Labour would replace Ofsted with new inspectorate
…Labour says it would scrap England's education watchdog Ofsted, accusing… of its pupils - not the performance of the school," said shadow education secretary…, Labour's education policy is turning into something of a tribute act to the teachers…


Sajid Javid pledges £400m further education funding
…The chancellor is to announce £400m of additional funding for further education… for England's schools. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said the funding would help… quarters about the quality and importance of a vocational education," he added…


Protest leaflets claim relationship education teaches infants masturbation
…Leaflets claiming that new relationship education lessons will encourage… that relationships education lessons would promote "transgenderism and homosexual lifestyles…". From September next year it will be compulsory to teach relationships education


Surrey's young offenders 'going without education'
…Young offenders in Surrey are going without education and healthcare - two key… their education entitlement and some faced 16-week waits for mental health appointments… identified as having special educational needs, but the Surrey board overseeing youth…