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School documentary 'brings home' issues
…A programme about schools has "brought home the challenges" of education… in funding for special educational needs. Council leader Toby Savage said he had been… government to provide a fourth option, where both mainstream and High Needs education


Children's commissioner in home education 'war of attrition'
…Securing the rights of home-educated children has felt like "a bit of a war… on requiring councils to create a database of home-educated children is due to start… children were "met and seen" to check they were having a suitable education. Ministers…


'Compulsory' mental health education call to tackle suicide in Wales
…"I didn't realise how much he was struggling" Mental health education should… for all teachers in Wales. Schools in England will deliver mental health educationeducation on the curriculum. "Before Chae, another two of my friends had taken their own…


Welsh Government loses assembly vote on further education cuts
…AMs have called for an end to cuts in further education in a vote in the Senedd… received by the further education sector and that its position as key to productivity… austerity." Plaid Cymru AM Bethan Sayed said: "The further education sector has seen…


Government loses Senedd vote on further education cuts
…AMs have called for an end to cuts in further education in a vote in the Senedd… at 1.30pm with Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Education. Questions… 11.21(iv) - Further Education Funding. Debate on the Standards of Conduct Committee…


2018 'worst year for US school shootings'
… of gun attacks in schools. At the beginning of 2018, Education Week, a journal… covering education in the US, began to track school shootings - and has since recorded… the year-long Education Week project was to mark each shooting - so that attacks should…


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…


Concern over literacy standards in Scotland's poorest areas
…. Education Secretary John Swinney said he was encouraged to see the attainment gap… education figures showed 70% of P7 pupils across Scotland in 2017-18 were meeting…% for P7 youngsters. Scottish Conservatives education spokeswoman Liz Smith said…


What is Carwyn Jones's legacy as first minister?
…, in education, in economic development", he said. 'A cloud over Carwyn's departure… of education attainment but well rounded individuals who come out of our education system… of public policy like health and education "there wasn't a big idea". He said…