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Playgrounds squeezed in places crush

Many schools are building new classrooms on outside space to accommodate a growing number of pupils.

Posted on: 25 July 2014

Autism school's legacy lives on

The man who set up a free school in the 80s

Posted on: 25 July 2014

Exam reform delayed by schools

Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.

Posted on: 24 July 2014

Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race

The New York Times reports that US Senator John Walsh duplicated numerous passages in his 2007 Army War College master's thesis. The news could hamper Democratic hopes of keeping control of the Senate.

Posted on: 24 July 2014

Degrees least likely for white teens

University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.

Posted on: 24 July 2014

Take three principals - and their recruitment and marketing problems

In the last few days I've spent time with three college principals. Each thought they had a problem unique to...

Posted on: 24 July 2014

Fewer young smokers and drinkers

Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.

Posted on: 24 July 2014

Closing the skills gap in London and beyond

London is suffering from a skills gap that is getting ever wider, according to reports (http://news.tes.co.uk/further-education/b/news/2014/07/17/london-39-s-skills-system-is-39-broken-39-mps-told.aspx)citing the evidence presented...

Posted on: 23 July 2014

AUDIO: Police warn teens over explicit texts

Teenagers who send explicit pictures of each other could be threatened with prosecution, a police officer warns.

Posted on: 23 July 2014

Nostalgia 'makes people spend money'

A feeling of nostalgia makes people part with money more easily, according to academics studying patterns of consumer behaviour.

Posted on: 23 July 2014