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Teenagers studying A-levels in Wales have £1,000 less spent on their education every year than in England, a council official has said. … Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 14-11-2018
iNews is reporting that the Chancellor will go ahead with plans to sell off billions of pounds more of student loans despite warnings it will lose “eye-watering” sums of cash for the taxpayer.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 14-11-2018
Lessons must be learnt from the Rotherham sex abuse scandal to tackle the growing crisis over child drug mules, the schools watchdog claims.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 14-11-2018
The Department for Education has appointed M&C Saatchi to relaunch the government’s apprenticeships programme.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 14-11-2018
Disadvantaged families will benefit from extra support to nurture their child’s early development at home, thanks to multi-million pound projects launched today (14 November) by the Education Secretary Damian Hinds.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 14-11-2018

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

The Chief Inspector addressed the NCAS conference in Manchester about local authority children's services, criminal exploitation of children and county lines.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-11-2018
A report published today finds that local agencies must learn lessons from past sexual exploitation cases to respond to 'county lines' and other child criminal exploitation.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-11-2018
Guidance for inspectors on carrying out joint targeted area inspections (JTAIs) of local area services and links to the inspection reports.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-11-2018
Guidance for the primary and secondary inspection data summary report (IDSR).
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-11-2018
Management information published monthly and a one-off publication of inspections and outcomes from 2005 to 2015.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 13-11-2018

News from Children & Young People Now:

The most recent articles from education

The most recent articles from education

Government expands teacher training programme to address LGBT bullying

Minister for women and equalities Penny Mordaunt announced the money alongside plans to launch an LGBT Advisory Panel to advise the government on policy, act as a sounding board, and provide evidence on...

Posted: 05-11-2018

In May 2018, the Department for Education published an article on access to free school meals. The article contained the statement: "free school meals are provided to all disadvantaged pupils who need...

Posted: 30-10-2018
Changing teacher views on care

In October, Become and Voices from Care Cymru published Teachers Who Care, a report looking at teachers' experiences of working with looked-after children in their classrooms. In our previous report,...

Posted: 30-10-2018

Let's call it the co-operative model. She has, though, the luxury of being in opposition, and could be as radical and free-spending as the party faithful would like. I haven't costed her proposals, but...

Posted: 30-10-2018
Bercow Review: 'Grave concerns' over lack of progress on speech and language support

In its official response to the Bercow: Ten Years On report - a review of progress in provision for children and young people with SLCN in England in the last decade - the government set out actions it...

Posted: 25-10-2018

UNICEF News

News from UNICEF, Press releases, News notes, Media advisories, Statements

Looking back on the humanitarian landscape of 2017, it can be easy to focus on the negative: conflicts that show no sign of relenting and with children under attack left with no safe place to go, natural hazards that destroyed millions of homes and lives. But amid the devastation, there are glimpses of hope.
Posted: 28-12-2017
KOURY, Mali, 19 December 2017 – In 2014, the district of Yorosso in southern Mali was approaching a crisis of malnutrition. Nearly 1 out of 3 children were chronically malnourished, and just under 1 per cent suffered from severe acute malnutrition – a condition which can be life-threatening to children.
Posted: 18-12-2017
DEIR AL BALAH CITY, State of Palestine, 18 December 2017 – There are one million children in Gaza, yet hardly any sports fields or playgrounds. And this lack of safe outside play areas especially affects girls. The beach is basically off limits, with terrible sewage pollution. Youth unemployment is over 60 per cent.
Posted: 18-12-2017
KYZYLORDA, Kazakhstan, 14 December 2017 – Early spring seeps through grimy windows, lighting a small unkempt apartment. The place is so dirty that Bibinur begins to feel nauseated. She finds a clear spot to sit down with Almagul, who recently gave birth to a baby boy.
Posted: 14-12-2017
MURAMVYA, Burundi, 7 December 2017 – “I started to feel quite sick,” says 40-year-old Darlene*, describing a period in her life a few years ago. “After going to a health centre, I was referred to a hospital where I was hospitalized for several weeks. I did not know why I was weak, until they asked me to do HIV test. I was diagnosed as living with HIV,” she says.
Posted: 07-12-2017

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EU and industry-funded researchers have split type 2 diabetes into subgroups and are working on a tool to personalise treatment for the disease. Their aim is to help patients get the best possible care for their specific condition and cut public health costs.
Posted: 14-11-2018
Type 1 diabetes develops in childhood, requiring constant - often painful - management from the start. EU-funded researchers are testing an artificial pancreas that could transform the quality of life of youngsters suffering from the disease.
Posted: 14-11-2018
To answer the question of why diabetic patients are more susceptible to developing tuberculosis, the EU-funded TANDEM project linked leading European laboratories with field sites in TB-endemic countries such as Indonesia.
Posted: 13-11-2018
EU-funded researchers have developed computer models that accurately predict and monitor the progression of metabolic syndrome and its associated diseases. This advance may result in new therapies for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, liver disease and more.
Posted: 13-11-2018
An EU-funded project has developed a virtual research environment to help the earth sciences community manage its research life cycles and to share knowledge. The new e-infrastructure platform provides easy access to vast amounts of data and tools, boosting researchers’ productivity and creativity.
Posted: 12-11-2018

 

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