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'Significant cuts' in education roles in Highlands proposed
… in the Highlands. Teaching union the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) said it would… services. The letter said: "This is likely to impact in educational psychology… statement, Highland Council said: "We have managed to protect education in previous…


Public transport and education to get funding boost
Education and public transport are to benefit from the reallocation of money… across Stormont departments. The Department of Education will get an additional £14m…. Of that, £6m will be for special educational needs and £8m will be used to facilitate…


Making progress on new curriculum, says education secretary
…The education secretary has said she is happy with the progress made…


Top five questions for education new boy Damian Hinds
…Damian Hinds has become the new Education Secretary, replacing Justine Greening… initiative? Damian Hinds will have to re-energise the Conservatives' vision for education… unenthusiastic about the prime minister's Tory heartlands view of education, characterised…


Damian Hinds is new education secretary, replacing Justine Greening
…Damian Hinds has been announced as England's education secretary in the prime… the government. Ms Greening, the first comprehensive-educated Tory education secretary… the most of their lives". The incoming education secretary will face pressures over…


NI Education: Money dominated the 2017 headlines
… government departments in 2017, but financial problems in education regularly hit… the headlines. The former DUP education minister, Peter Weir, began the year warning… of the Education Authority, Gavin Boyd, also warned that the sector faced a £350m funding gap…


Luton Islamic school complains over critical Ofsted report
… of concern" over the quality of education and health and safety practices at the school…, which it had shared with the Department for Education and Ofsted over "an extended… period of time". "If [a good a quality education] cannot be achieved at Olive Tree…


New Year Honours: Knighthood for adult education pioneer
… for services to education. Prof Alan Tuckett, from the University of Wolverhampton…. The ex-president of the International Council for Adult Education said he… colleague was the "voice of adult education". "Forty years after helping to establish…


Under-fives in poverty 'may never catch up' with peers
… catch up". It said high quality early years education to support a child's home life… to struggle throughout their education. According to its report, nearly half… their education and further into their lives," the report said. "The consequences of children…


What do children draw when asked about their future jobs?
… a survey of 20,000 children by the Education and Employers careers charity. While boys…