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School standards £5m funding fears

There are fears millions of pounds could be diverted from current schools' improvements programmes to fund a new policy also aimed at raising standards.

Posted on: 30 July 2014

Work Programme report calls for closer ties with charities

The Work Programme is failing people with multiple and complex needs and must work closer with charities to gain their...

Posted on: 29 July 2014

New student loan model discussed

Ministers and officials have been researching an idea that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, BBC Newsnight learns.

Posted on: 29 July 2014

Trust told academies need to improve

Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.

Posted on: 29 July 2014

Greater Manchester sees older apprentice surge

Nearly half of Greater Manchester's Apprenticeships have been taken by adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s rather than young...

Posted on: 28 July 2014

Adoption films for would-be parents

Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.

Posted on: 28 July 2014

Universities 'must elect more women'

Scottish universities should appoint more women to their governing bodies or be forced to do so, according to the National Union of Students.

Posted on: 28 July 2014

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