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Collaboration between industry and education is key to overcome the digital skills shortage

Progress in technology over the past 25 years has been staggering. Today IT is a substantial chunk of UK GVA...

Posted on: 22 December 2014

Record 500,000 started university

Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.

Posted on: 19 December 2014

Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds

The government is "working on a solution" to avoid a drop in school funding for the poorest pupils because all England's infants now get free meals.

Posted on: 19 December 2014

Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is criticised by the UK Statistics Authority over her use of statistics.

Posted on: 19 December 2014

Primary school pupils 'still hungry'

Half of younger primary school children in Wales are still hungry some or all of the time after eating their school meal, the children's commissioner says

Posted on: 19 December 2014

All I want for Christmas...

... is an employment services with integrated health provision. As we near the end of the year and of course Christmas,...

Posted on: 19 December 2014

Minister in maternity leave first

Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.

Posted on: 19 December 2014

VIDEO: Have free school meals meant less cash?

The BBC's Alex Forsyth investigates whether free school meals for infant pupils in England has had an impact on the pupil premium funding.

Posted on: 18 December 2014

Boys 'held back by writing aversion'

A study suggests boys are being held back by their reluctance to write outside school.

Posted on: 18 December 2014

Free school meals 'for 85% infants'

An extra 1.3 million pupils in England, 85% of infant children, are eating a free school lunch, the government says.

Posted on: 18 December 2014