Education News:

Alternative provision schools: 'We all deserve an education'
… pupils are now taught in alternative provision - schools which provide education… for pupils outside of mainstream education, who have behaviour issues or short or long…-term illness. The Department for Education says every child should "benefit from…


History-making Maiden yacht in girls' education voyage
… on a global campaign to promote girls' education. The 58ft (17m) boat was sold shortly… on "The Maiden Factor", a global campaign to promote education for girls, is Kerala in India… unable to access an education. Watching the departure at Hamble at the start…


Music education 'thrown to the wolves' in the UK
… for children. "Music education has been thrown to the wolves in the UK," said the trumpet…. In response, a Department for Education spokesperson said: "The department has invested… last year." The department also pointed out that music education is compulsory up…


Special needs pupils 'spend years out of school'
… Sam was never permanently excluded, and was left in educational limbo. She applied… to eight schools - all which Sam was rejected from. She says Sam was educated… is rejection," she says. "[Following the end of the home tutor] there was no education


Dumfries education hub opening update weeks away
… of the wider learning town initiative in Dumfries aimed at overhauling education


'The education system's blind spot' - outstanding schools
…England's top rated schools are the "blind spot" in the education system… importantly, it leaves us with real blind spots as to the quality of education… the comments in a letter to the Commons Education Committee , setting out the "major risks…


Education bodies agree plans to boost headteacher recruitment
… heads and help teachers who could fill these roles in the future. Education… qualification The Scottish government and Education Scotland will support councils…


Education spending now 'skewed' to poor following 'remarkable shift'
… share of education spending in England, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies… families were the main beneficiaries, as they were likely to stay longer in education… of public spending on education because their children were much more likely to benefit…


Two-year degree plan to cut cost of tuition fees
… - but the Department for Education says if it got approval, such courses could operate from next… students and those who commute, who were previously locked out of higher education". He…


Governors 'bullied' at Educating Greater Manchester school
Educating Greater Manchester, a resigning governor has claimed. Head teacher Drew Povey… can only be created by the education secretary, who would have to be satisfied…