Education News:

£2.5m rural school plans announced by education secretary
… and rural schools to work together in groups on curriculum planning Education Secretary…


Big Tax Case judge leaves £3.5m for education trust
… will to set up an educational trust on Tiree. Kenneth Mure QC, who died last November aged… the Misses Nisbet Educational Fund. Mr Muir was a highly respected advocate in Scotland… will: "The trust purpose shall be the advancement in education and that for the benefit…


Education agent recruits bogus students
…How a recruitment agent is cheating the student loans system. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Education agent recruits bogus students at private college
…A BBC Panorama investigation has uncovered evidence of abuse of the government's student loan system in one of the biggest private colleges in England. The Greenwich School of Management (GSM) and its students receive around £66m a year in…


EU Peace funding for shared education projects
…Shared education projects on both sides of the Irish border are to receive over… funding aims to enable 350 schools to take part in shared education on a cross-border… basis. Over 2,000 teachers will also be trained to facilitate shared education


NI Budget: Education funding will not be cut
… while a feared cash reduction in the education budget will not go ahead, according… the education budget would be cut, causing an outcry from teachers and parents. Since… the education budget will be flat, when compared to last year's starting position…


MSPs debate mainstreaming in education
…The Europe Committee takes evidence from Scottish Secretary David Mundell on Article 50 withdrawal negotiations.. MSPs quiz ministers during general questions. Nicola Sturgeon is quizzed by opposition MSPs during first minister's questions…


Sheffield City Council delays affected boy's education
…A schoolboy did not receive the right education for more than a year because… providing special educational needs support. "And as this case shows, it can potentially…


Inverness Gaelic school's 10th anniversary marked
… of Scotland's first purpose-built Gaelic medium education school. Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir…


Education funding boost 'bypasses sport'
… a funding increase for education will not be used to save a school sports scheme. Some… £10m of extra money for education was reallocated by the finance department… to develop physical literacy. The Department of Education said cuts were necessary…