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Ministers offered maths and physics advice

6 January 2016

Government-funded increases to pay and paying off student loans are among suggestions from school leaders for solving the recruitment crisis in physics and mathematics.



Anger at poverty ‘blame culture’

6 January 2016

Teaching unions have attacked a “blame culture” that is being promoted around the government’s child poverty and social mobility strategy.










Review into school’s approach to CfE exams

2 December 2015

Parents who are concerned their children could leave their school without qualifications because of the way it has handled the new curriculum have welcomed an independent review by Education Scotland.


Arts ‘must have parity’ with STEM subjects

2 December 2015

The head of a girls’ independent school has criticised arts provision in state schools, claiming that subjects like music and the creative arts have been “all but squeezed out” of the school day.











The life-changing power of languages

25 November 2015

A top university has launched an initiative to encourage more young people to study languages. Concerned by the low take-up of languages in state schools, the University of Cambridge is running a series of events to highlight “the life-changing power of languages”.


Robots dance their way into the classroom

25 November 2015

It was only a matter of time before robots made their way into the classroom – and now they have arrived in style. St Clement Danes School in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, is one of the first schools in the country to use revolutionary new robots in classes.


Victims of bullying face range of mental health problems

18 November 2015

As Anti-Bullying Week takes place, research shows that half of bullied young people experience mental health problems, children with SEND are more likely to be bullied and – overall – 1 in 10 students face some form of bullying on a daily basis. Pete Henshaw takes a look

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