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Schools warn of more cuts to come as budget pressures bite

23 May 2018

Funding pressures are forcing schools to cut back on CPD, teaching staff, support staff, curriculum options, ICT, enrichment, maintenance and more in a bid to make ends meet – and there is more to come unless the government acts. Pete Henshaw takes a look





Cyber security courses

23 May 2018

More than 1,000 free places are being created on courses designed to reduce the UK’s cyber skills gap.




Tackling biphobia

23 May 2018

Stonewall has released guidance for secondary schools to help combat “bi-erasure” and biphobia.


Every school day, 183 pupils are referred to CAMHS

16 May 2018

Overall referrals continue to soar, with at least 35,000 last year. However, one-third of pupils referred to CAMHS are being turned away and declined specialist treatment. Pete Henshaw reports


‘Postcode lottery’ of Scotland’s Advanced Highers

16 May 2018

Schools in the most disadvantaged areas of Scotland are much less likely to offer pupils a broad range of Advanced Highers, which has deepened concerns over fair access to both qualifications and higher education.







Information-sharing call for domestic violence cases

9 May 2018

A new approach to information-sharing between the police and schools to help ensure that teachers are aware when pupils have experienced domestic abuse should be rolled out nationally, headteachers say.



Digital Schools

9 May 2018

?A total of 38 Scottish schools have been recognised for excellence in digital teaching and learning via the Digital School award.




FI in Schools launches

9 May 2018

?Teachers and students interested in getting on the grid for the 2018/19 season of the F1 in Schools global education challenge can now register online.





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