At a glance headlines: September 24, 2015

23 September 2015

An inquiry into the mental health of looked-after children, Dyslexia Awareness Week and resources for the upcoming film The Suffragettes are among SecEd's At a glance headlines for Thursday, September 24.

Join the Shakespeare Dream Team

23 September 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is inviting every school in the country to take part in a unique project to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Britain’s schools urged to take in refugee children from Syria

16 September 2015

Britain’s boarding schools have been challenged to offer at least two free places each to teenage orphaned Syrian refugees. Meanwhile, school leaders across the country are also being urged to act to support Syrian refugees when they arrive.

Alarm at working hours rise

16 September 2015

The number of people working more than 48 hours a week has risen by 453,000 to 3.42 million since 2010, with education in particular seeing a 31 per cent rise from 376,000 to 492,000.

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