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Special needs pupil reforms in place

Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs and their parents a greater say in the support they receive come into effect in England.

Posted on: 01 September 2014

VIP students 'arrive by helicopter'

Students wanting to make a big impression on their first day at university are being offered a VIP arrival service, such as arriving by helicopter.

Posted on: 01 September 2014

Ofsted academy chain 'weaknesses'

Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".

Posted on: 01 September 2014

National curriculum changes

How is the national curriculum changing for schools in England?

Posted on: 01 September 2014

Data in colleges: a timely reminder

As the new term approaches, many colleges will be more focused on enrolment, learner retention and the general melee of...

Posted on: 01 September 2014

New beginnings

For many young people August can be a bit of a blur. The first half is spent nervously waiting for...

Posted on: 01 September 2014

BBC begins push to help kids code

The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

Posted on: 01 September 2014

Charities urged to open own schools

Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

Posted on: 01 September 2014

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

Posted on: 01 September 2014

VIDEO: Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Five-year-olds will be learning fractions and computer coding as part of a new national curriculum introduced in schools in England this week.

Posted on: 01 September 2014