At a glance headlines: February 26, 2015

More funding for disability sport, the chance to take part in Rugby World Cup 2015 ceremonies and a range of new resources are among the SecEd at a glance headlines for February 26, 2015

The government has pledged £300,000 to help get more young disabled people into playing sport. The money will allow the Project Ability programme to expand its work. Managed by the Youth Sport Trust, the programme delivers specialist training to teachers and organises school visits from Paralympians. As part of Project Ability, 49 schools act as centres of excellence for disability sport. Last year, the project saw 100 events staged for more than 1,650 teachers and school staff. Visit:

In 2000, world leaders pledged a universal primary education by 2015, but 58 million children are still out of school worldwide, with girls and those in conflict zones hardest hit. The new Send My Friend to School campaign has launched with a free resource pack for key stages 1 to 4 and a range of classroom activities available online. The campaign asks young people in the UK to create a 3D figure of themselves as a world leader and then to tell politicians what needs to be done. Visit:

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