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Kinsley Academy may officially be less than three years old, but its redbrick buildings stand as a reminder that there has been a primary school here, serving this rural, former mining community in West Yorkshire, for well over 100 years.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 22-07-2018
The Daily Mail is reporting that the results of two SATs tests taken by pupils at Broadford Primary School in Romford, East London, have been annulled following an investigation by Government inspectors.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 22-07-2018
The Department for Education has today launched a series of online resources designed to help cut workload in schools.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 22-07-2018
There’s a new favourite word in the education lexicon; you may be familiar with it.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-07-2018
Draft legislation says primary school children will be taught basic first aid, such as dealing with head injuries and calling emergency services.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-07-2018

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted spending over £25,000 in 2018.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 19-07-2018
Inspection data and information about the providers and places of children’s social care in England and inspection outcomes for local authority children’s services.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 19-07-2018
What you need to know about registering with Ofsted if you want to open or manage a children's home.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 18-07-2018
Ofsted has released a report on obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2018
Ofsted looks at the actions primary schools are taking to reduce childhood obesity.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2018

HEFCE news

Recent news from HEFCE

This report examines how outcomes vary for different student groups based on a range of factors including gender, disability, educational disadvantage, age, ethnicity and entry qualifications. For the first time this data also includes outcomes for BTEC students.
Posted: 28-03-2018
The first set of panel members for the next Research Excellence Framework has been confirmed.
Posted: 23-03-2018
Funding totalling £1.5 million has been awarded by HEFCE to 17 universities in England, to improve support for the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research students. Five further universities are involved in the scheme as partners in joint projects. The HEFCE funding is being matched by the participating institutions.
Posted: 22-03-2018
Students across the country are being encouraged to participate in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS), which closes on 30 April 2018.
Posted: 21-03-2018
The financial results for the English higher education sector in 2016-17 were sound overall, but there is significant variation in the financial performance and position of individual universities and colleges.
Posted: 20-03-2018

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

Designing modern passenger aircraft is a complex business requiring the collaboration of experts in a variety of disciplines. A team of EU-funded researchers has come together to simplify the aircraft development process to make it more efficient, greener and cost-effective.
Posted: 20-07-2018
EU-funded researchers are investigating tax evasion and avoidance in Europe. The researchers aim to provide analysis and tools that could help policymakers ensure everyone pays their fair share - providing more money to public budgets that can be used to invest in social and economic priorities.
Posted: 20-07-2018
EU-funded researchers believe that better coordinated tax regimes will increase economic stability and prevent a damaging race to the bottom, where countries compete for the lowest tax rates.
Posted: 19-07-2018
What does a quantum simulation or space time look or even sound like? Artists teamed up with EU-funded researchers to bring complex scientific and mathematical concepts to life in totally creative ways.
Posted: 19-07-2018
EU-funded researchers are boosting energy cooperation between the EU and nearby countries to the south and east, advancing knowledge on integrating renewables into energy systems, as well as researching improvements in energy efficiency.
Posted: 18-07-2018

News from Children & Young People Now:

The most recent articles from education

The most recent articles from education

Increase in proportion of unqualified teachers in alternative schools

Analysis conducted jointly by education charity The Difference and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) found that the proportion of unqualified teachers in alternative provision rose by 17...

Posted: 20-07-2018
Compulsory relationships education to include mental health sessions

Under the plans, all schools will have to teach children health education, covering both mental and physical health, as part of lessons that will also include relationships education in primary schools,...

Posted: 19-07-2018
MPs slam Hinds' 'unwise' role in social mobility chief appointment

In a stinging rebuke of Hinds' actions in the appointment of Dame Martina Milburn to the role, which was confirmed today, the education select committee said that his decision to personally ask her to...

Posted: 13-07-2018
Spending on pupils drops by eight per cent, says IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) research looked at total school spending per pupil between 2009/10 and 2017/18 and found there had been an eight per cent cut in real terms. While in 2009 the...

Posted: 12-07-2018
Stronger laws needed to send home-educated children back to school, says ADCS

Currently councils can apply through the courts for a school attendance order (SAO) for the child to return to school if they believe the education on offer at home is unsuitable, in terms of educational...

Posted: 05-07-2018

 

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