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Letter renews debate over postcode funding lottery

19 September 2018

Education’s postcode lottery is still a reality in Wales with new figures showing the amount spent on pupils this academic year will vary across local authorities by more than £1,300.


MindAid app offers mental health support

19 September 2018

A new web-based app has been created by an academic at Royal Holloway, University of London, for teachers to use to help identify and support students with mental health difficulties.






Shakespeare Learning Zone

12 September 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company has launched the Shakespeare Learning Zone, an in-depth online resource about Shakespeare’s plays aimed at young people aged 11 to 18.


Transport blow for rural school

12 September 2018

A rural secondary school in Northern Ireland has suffered a fresh blow after pupils had their free transport cancelled.


Swinney urged to ditch threats of legislation

12 September 2018

?Teaching unions and local authorities have urged John Swinney, the Scottish education secretary, to stop using the “big stick” of legislation to give schools more power.






STEM challenge launches

5 September 2018

The Land Rover 4x4 Schools Technology Challenge – a project-based STEM competition – is now open to all UK secondary schools to register their participation for the 2018/19 season.






‘Flawed policy’ excludes Shetland’s poorest

30 August 2018

Edinburgh University is wrong to stick to a postcode indicator of poverty that means young people from Shetland will miss out on clearing places, said Tavish Scott, MSP for the islands.






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