At a glance headlines: Thursday, September 3, 2015

2 September 2015

Grants for families in crisis, an inquiry into the role of the Regional Schools Commissioners and guidance on the Prevent Duty for schools are among the At a glance headlines for SecEd on September 3, 2015.

Film focuses on parental alcohol addiction

2 September 2015

A short film showing the impact that parental alcohol abuse has on young teenagers has been released by addiction charity Action on Addiction and film-making charity Positive Images.

Incoming ATL president targets excessive workload

2 September 2015

The time to do the work that makes a difference to young people and the space to talk and share ideas with colleagues are two key priorities for the incoming president of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).

Webb Ellis Cup visits Rugby School

2 September 2015

The Webb Ellis Cup has paid a visit to the birthplace of the game of rugby ahead of the 2015 World Cup later this month. The famous trophy arrived at Rugby School last month as part of its pre-tournament tour of the UK.

ASN worry after specialist teacher cuts

25 August 2015

Thousands of Scottish children with additional support needs (ASN) may be at risk of further isolation and lower attainment after a 12 per cent cut in the number of specialist teachers, campaigners say.

At a glance headlines: SecEd Scotland

24 August 2015

A drop in the pass mark for Higher maths and a 100-mile polar trek for students are among the at a glance headlines for SecEd's all-Scotland edition, published on August 27, 2015.

Cash awards to build inspiring spaces

24 August 2015

Twenty projects across Scotland have received money from Inspiring Learning Spaces, a fund to improve facilities and forge closer links between schools and further education.

Call for 100 hours of work experience

3 July 2015

Young people should receive 100 hours’ experience of the world of work starting from the age of seven, a group of business leaders and politicians has said.

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