Education News:

International advisory group calls for education improvements
… schools, according to a government panel of education experts. The Scottish government… development of a child being overlooked. Education Secretary John Swinney has made… are contained in a report produced by the government's international council of education


Bosnia's pupils fight ethnically divided education
…Nikolas Rimas, a pupil from the town of Jajce in Bosnia-Herzegovina, has been fighting against government plans which force his school to be ethnically divided. Following the Balkan war of the 1990s, the government began separating…


Student reveals transgender education struggle
…A lack of gender diversity training is "embarrassing" further education… lecturers and could lead to legal issues, an education union has said. President of ATL…


NI health and education benefit in £131m funding boost
…Health and education are the major beneficiaries of £131m in additional money… is to receive most of the cash - £60m - with education getting £30m. The remainder… an indicative budget in April it included a 1% cut in cash for education. This led…


Academy funding falling for secondary pupils
… shortages. But last week Education Secretary Justine Greening promised to reallocate… £1.3bn more for school budgets . The figures from the Department for Education show… of standalone academies had an income shortfall. But the Department for Education says…


Pupils send letter to education secretary
…Oxfordshire pupils are writing to the government about funding after their school warned its budget could be cut. Wolvercote Primary said £120,000 could be cut over the next five years and would result in it reducing the number of teachers…


Ministers accused of 'retreat on education manifesto'
… manifesto" promises on education. Labour's Angela Rayner's accusation comes after… education secretary Ms Rayner and her team tabled more than 100 written parliamentary… questions, asking about each education pledge in the Conservative manifesto. Scrapping…


Brecon High School Welsh-medium education to continue
…Welsh-medium education will continue at a Powys school after a U-turn… education for mid and south Powys in Builth Wells High School, which is a 40 mile (64km… to travel to Builth Wells for Welsh-medium education.…


Department for Education discloses gender pay gap
…The pay gap between men and women working at the Department for Education (DfE… directly to the Office for National Statistics figure. Education Secretary and Minister…


Portsmouth special school academy wins funding
…. Portsmouth education councillor Hannah Hockaday said the school would have a "massive… educational needs and disabilities".…