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Sturgeon hits back in teacher shortage row

20 September 2017

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed claims by Ruth Davidson that government bureaucracy is worsening the teacher shortage, saying the Conservative leader has “lost the plot”.






Free Mental health resources published

13 September 2017

Teenagers have a good awareness of mental health problems but still hold some worrying misconceptions, research involving 23 secondary schools has discovered.








UTCs: The reality behind the headlines

6 September 2017

New research on University Technical Colleges has highlighted a number of key issues that might be preventing them from providing a viable route to improving technical and vocational education. Daniele Bernardinelli looks at the findings


Cost of school hits £1,500

6 September 2017

Parents in Northern Ireland spend more than £1,500 each year on their secondary child’s education, new research shows. Costs include school uniforms, PE kits, transport, meals and voluntary contributions.


At a glance headlines: 7/9/2017

6 September 2017

STEM competitions and the official launch of the National Education Union are among the at a glance headlines for Thursday, September 7








Inquiry rules on death of Edinburgh school girl

31 August 2017

No reasonable precautions could have been taken to avoid the death of an Edinburgh pupil who died after a school changing room wall collapsed on top of her, a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) has ruled.




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