Ambitious College: for Young People with Autism
Ambitious College is the only college in London, specifically for young people with autism. Currently, there isn’t enough educational opportunitiesRead more.
South-East Colleges Launch Large Scale Merge
Two colleges in the south-east of England have announced plans to merge together. This is exciting news because both collegesRead more.
Will Students Actually Benefit from Accelerated Degrees?
Tuition fees have long been a burden for university students. Furthering their employability and gaining general life experience comes atRead more.
College OFSTED Grades Take a Positive Turn
Education facilities in the UK are subject to rigorous OFSTED inspections, to maintain and go beyond acceptable standards. Although collegeRead more.
Less Students are Opting to Study Abroad
Studying overseas is available to university students all over the world. It is a great way to learn in aRead more.
The Autumn 2017 Budget has Disregarded the Arts
The Autumn 2017 Budget has been released. The response has been varied and widespread. Certainly, there is jubilation over aspectsRead more.
Higher proportion of women on university courses than ever before
The university admissions service has revealed that 36 per cent more women than men have been accepted onto university courses.Read more.
Figures suggest clearing placements at highest rate for five years
Over 11,000 students received places on undergraduate courses through clearing in the 24 hours following A-level results. Ucas figures showRead more.
Poorer students 18 times less likely to go to university
Analysis suggests that children from wealthy areas of the country are 18 times more likely to go to university thanRead more.
Children’s commissioner: ‘Teach children how to avoid gangs’
The children’s commissioner has said that pupils should be taught how to avoid falling into gang life or being exploitedRead more.
A third of English children unable to swim by age of 11
A sample of 1,000 parents of Year 6 pupils suggests that around a third of English 11-year-olds leave primary schoolRead more.
Government pledges extra £1.3bn of school funding
The government has pledged to spend an extra £1.3bn on schools in England as they respond to criticism over fundingRead more.
Teachers set to remain under one per cent pay rise cap
Teachers in England and Wales are set to face another year in which pay increases are limited to one perRead more.
New university students need better preparation say researchers
Young adults are unprepared for university according to a study by the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi) and Unite Students.Read more.
Conservatives set to abandon grammar schools policy
The government are set to scrap their plans to expand the grammar school system in England. The Queen’s Speech saidRead more.
Seven-year low for proportion of children offered their first-choice secondary school
One in six 11-year-olds failed to secure a place at their preferred secondary school this year, official figures have revealed.Read more.
Students believe university not ‘value for money’
An annual study of student attitudes has found that levels of satisfaction with university “value for money” have fallen forRead more.
Labour pledge to abolish tuition fees from this autumn
Labour have said that, should they win the upcoming election, their pledge to scrap tuition fees would be bought forwardRead more.
North London school could implement gender-neutral uniform
A north London private school could adopt a gender-neutral uniform following a consultation with members of the sixth form. HighgateRead more.
Welsh pupils’ term-time holidays at all-time high
Official figures have shown that the percentage of Welsh primary school pupils taking unauthorised term-time holidays have reached a recordRead more.
Number of trainee teachers falls
A drop in the number of trainee teachers has sparked fears that it may soon become even more difficult toRead more.
All English schools to teach sex education
An announcement from the government has confirmed that Sex and relationships education (SRE) is to become compulsory in all EnglishRead more.
Funding shortages lower education standards, says PISA boss
One of the most influential figures in world education has warned that a lack of funding will lead to aRead more.
Hundreds of millions of pounds taken from school budgets
The Treasury has decided to take back £384m that was originally set aside for English schools last year, as partRead more.
Study says grammar schools benefit limited to only six areas
A study has found that there are only six areas of the UK in which the parents want the newRead more.
Majority of A-level grade predictions ‘overly optimistic’
A three-year analysis of 1.3 million UK students’ results found that three quarters of young people had been given predictionsRead more.
Homework scrapped at primary school in Scottish Highlands
Following a vote from pupils and parents, Inverlochy Primary in Fort William has scrapped homework for its 175 students. AroundRead more.
Head teachers warn PM of school crisis due to lack of funding
Head teachers of every state school in West Sussex have written to Prime Minister Theresa May to warn that theyRead more.
University tuition fees set to rise above £9,500 in autumn 2018
The government has indicated that it plans to increase university tuition fees above £9,500 for all students, as new rankingsRead more.
Dramatic decline in GCSE grades awarded
This year’s wave of GCSE results brings with it a significant drop in results, as the proportion of students awardedRead more.
Record number of university places as top grades drop slightly
This year’s A-level results have shown a slight drop in top grades awarded to students, but a record number haveRead more.
Ofsted rates increased number of English schools as good or outstanding
Approximately 86 per cent of English schools and academies have been ranked as being good or outstanding by Ofsted, aRead more.
Parent wins court ruling for term-time holiday
A parent has refused to pay a fine for taking his child on holiday during term-time, which is causing debatesRead more.
UK universities fall in world reputation rankings
Ten UK universities are in the Times Higher Education (THE) world reputation ranking’s top 100, but many of these haveRead more.
School segregation warning issued by head of Ofsted
The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has issued a warning that in some independent faith schools, teachers are beingRead more.
Students being deterred from languages by harsh marking
Teachers have warned that inconsistent and harsh marking is deterring students from studying languages for their GCSEs and A-levels. ThisRead more.
Students from wealthy families earn more than poorer counterparts
Research has indicated that graduates who come from wealthy families will earn substantially more money throughout their career than thoseRead more.
Single-sex schools need to adapt for transgender students
Teachers have called for more to be done at single-sex schools to accommodate for transgender students coming out, after claimsRead more.
Survey indicates school leaders oppose academies plan
A recent survey by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) saw 93 per cent of headteachers, deputies and assistants respondRead more.
Micro:bit handed to schoolchildren by BBC
Children in schools across the UK are receiving a Micro:bit – a programmable microcomputer – from the BBC, in anRead more.
Sixth form teachers strike after government challenge fails
Teachers at English sixth form colleges are striking today over funding cuts, after the High Court yesterday rejected the government’sRead more.
More than half of new exam courses still not ready
Fewer than half of the new GCSE and A-level specifications – which English schools will begin teaching in September –Read more.
Calls for schools to ban tackling in rugby
A ban on tackling in rugby matches at schools in the UK and Ireland has been called for by moreRead more.
28 ex-servicemen become teachers through scheme
A new scheme which helps former servicemen and women to qualify as teachers has seen just 28 people qualify soRead more.
Call for more working class white boys at university
Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has said that more working class white males need to be recruited onto university coursesRead more.
International students to leave UK after college loses licence
Approximately 350 foreign students have been told to leave the UK by the end of March, after their private collegeRead more.
Survey suggests four in 10 teachers experience violence
A survey by the ATL teachers union has indicated that four out of 10 teachers has experienced violence from pupilsRead more.
Raw GCSE results used to rank schools for final time
The current system for producing school league tables, which judges schools on their raw GCSE results, is in its finalRead more.