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Early intervention services under threat

6 November 2019

Local authorities are diverting money away from early intervention services in order to cope with the demand for urgent child protection support. Pete Henshaw reports



Free schools: The debate continues

6 November 2019

Secondary free schools seem to be performing well, but remain less likely to be set-up in areas with historic low attainment. Chris Parr looks at the findings of recent research


Research round-up: November 2019

6 November 2019

SecEd's research round-up for November 2019 includes studies into the impact that guest speakers can have in schools and for careers education, the impact of exercise on pupil performance, and the impact that body image anxiety is having on young girls.










Gap in library provision for FSM students

23 October 2019

An inequality of access to school libraries and insecure employment for school librarians have been revealed in research published as part of the Great School Libraries campaign.


#CelebrateEd: A culture of collaboration and evidence

23 October 2019

Launched last term, CelebrateEd is a celebration of education in the North of England and part of the Ednorth collaboration of schools. Teacher Sean Harris reports from the initiative’s first annual meeting and looks at their aims and ambitions for the months ahead…





Review into subject squeeze in Scotland

9 October 2019

Scotland will hold an independent review into how to improve the last three years of secondary education after concerns were raised about a limiting of subject choices.


Research round-up: October 2019

9 October 2019

SecEd's research round-up for October 2019 includes studies into the challenges faced by young carers and the number of students leaving school without basic qualifications


Warning over spiralling school debts

9 October 2019

Dozens of secondary schools in Northern Ireland are falling into debt after schools overspent their budgets by more than £62 million in 2019.


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