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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.












Funding pledge: We’re not out of the woods yet

11 September 2019

Boris Johnson’s £14.5bn funding package offers no immediate relief and will still leave many schools facing financial challenges in the immediate years ahead. Pete Henshaw looks at the recent funding pledges



A levels see worrying decline in English...

11 September 2019

There is concern at the significant decline in the number of students taking English at A level and the blame is being placed on the reformed GCSE curriculum. Chris Parr reports


Action urged over nitrates in school food

11 September 2019

The Welsh government has given a commitment to look again at the quality of school dinners as concerns rise that cancer-causing chemicals are on the menu.



Research studies highlight online harms

11 September 2019

Two recent studies have highlighted potential risks faced by young people who use social media and the dangers posed by e-sports gambling. Emma Lee-Potter reports




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