First aid training on the increase

5 October 2016

A growing number of secondary pupils are learning how to save lives.More than 140,000 young people received first aid training in school from St John Ambulance last year, while thousands more used the charity’s free educational resources to further their knowledge.

Incidents of racism in schools up post-Brexit

28 September 2016

The number of racist incidents in Welsh schools has “increased dramatically” since the Brexit referendum result, with racist language being used by children as young as eight, according to a leading anti-racism charity.

At a glance headlines: 29/9/2016

28 September 2016

Live lessons from the slopes of Everest, anti-bullying support, and dyslexia training are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for Thursday, September 29.

Proposal to raise taxes to fill teaching vacancies

28 September 2016

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for a rise in income tax to fund teacher recruitment after figures showed schools north of the border began the new academic year with more than 700 vacancies.

Careers advice: The Moments of Choice

14 September 2016

When taking decisions about their futures, young people feel overwhelmed by the choices in front of them. This is a key finding in a new report from the Careers & Enterprise Company. Claudia Harris explains

Widening access report sparks funding concerns

14 September 2016

Scottish universities have pledged to accept students from disadvantaged areas with lower exam results but they admit this will squeeze out some middle class candidates unless overall funding rises.

Olympic dream for assistant head

14 September 2016

Not many assistant heads run 20 miles before school, do a full day’s work, then fit in another run after lessons.

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