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Schools urged to give teachers more flexible working options

20 March 2019

Recruitment & retention: Education secretary Damian Hinds urges schools to adopt flexible working and reveals his plan to let non-teachers ‘have a go’ in the classroom to see if teaching is the right career for them. Chris Parr reports






School funding: Ministers must end their ‘institutional deafness’

13 March 2019

Just days after MPs debated the school funding crisis, it is revealed that school leaders have written to millions of families to warn of the negative impact of budget cuts on school provision. Pete Henshaw reports on the growing pressure for ministers to act over school funding.



Reading for pleasure in decline

13 March 2019

The number of children and young people who enjoy reading and read daily outside school is in decline, a new study has revealed.






FSM statistics cause alarm in Wales

6 March 2019

Children on free school meals in Wales are up to four times less likely to top the class in national tests, according to new government figures.







Drug gangs groom young children to run county lines

6 February 2019

Vulnerable children as young as 11, including those excluded from schools and education, continue to be targeted by “county lines” criminals whose drugs operations remain “highly adaptable”.?







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