Education News:

Religious education 'vital for diversity'
…Religious education is more vital than ever in an increasingly diverse society…-author of a report calling for better religious education in school and a widening… become massively more diverse," says Mr Clarke, a former Labour education secretary…


Free childcare 'needed by parents in education and training'
… of their development and educational attainment. "For this reason, we recommend that the Bill… are seeking work by undertaking education and training linked to securing employment…


Youth unemployment: jobs for the boys and education for the girls?
… - with young women, down by 7,000. It seems that the education and training system… is sure to be education and training. The ONS figures show us that, over the four…


Department of Education: Closures taking 'too long'
…The Department of Education (DE) has said that it is taking too long to close…. Area planning is where the Education Authority (EA) works with other bodies… for Integrated Education (NICIE) to plan school provision going forward. School numbers…


Bangor Uni expands medical education to tackle doctor shortage
… their training from 2019, as part of plans to expand medical education in Wales… for their medical training. "Introducing undergraduate medical education will enhance… Cadwaladr University Health Board in order to educate many more doctors in north Wales…


Spain withdraws Clara Ponsati arrest warrant
… in custody." Prof Ponsati, who briefly served as Catalonia's education minister, had…


Flagship Scottish education bill shelved
…The Scottish government has shelved its flagship Education Bill after claiming… and set up a new Education Workforce Council in its place have been ditched. Education…" as there would be no need to wait 18 months for the Education Bill to be passed…


What's happening with education in Scotland?
Education Secretary John Swinney has shelved his promised Education Bill… "cannot transform the culture, capacity and structure of Scottish education… will continue to be responsible for the local authority education budget and the delegation…


Antrim boxing club wins the fight for education
…When it comes to education and the gender gap, it really is no contest. Boys… the help of a County Antrim boxing club - keeping teenage boys in education is a fight… College and provides a combination of boxing training and education to boys who…


' We need to learn digital hygiene'
… to the classroom to make lessons more engaging, says an education expert. The survival… inspector, is a professor of neuroscience and education and has been researching… the role of technology, including in gaming, in education. He says there has been…