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.

The Ultimate STEM Challenge 2018

28 June 2017

Could your students create an efficient design for generating electricity from moving water? Or grow indoor plants using a sustainable method that conserves water? Or perhaps they can build a system that generates and captures biomethane from food waste?

Scottish regional reforms under fire

28 June 2017

A Scottish government plan to create regional structures to drive improvement in schools has been criticised as “utterly incoherent” and likely to erode local democratic accountability.

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