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Colleges forced by budget cuts to promote ‘popular low-value courses’ Ofsted says

Colleges forced by budget cuts to promote ‘popular low-value courses’ Ofsted says - 21-01-2019

A lack of government funding for sixth forms and colleges is prompting principals to prioritise courses just to get “bums on seats” rather than helping pupils’ future prospects, Ofsted says.
State Sixth Form Beating the Oxbridge Odds

State Sixth Form Beating the Oxbridge Odds - 21-01-2019

A state sixth form college with a large number of students attracting Pupil Premium funding has achieved 41 Oxbridge offers, placing them on a par with top private schools.
Food for Life and Jamie Oliver campaigning healthy rating scheme

Food for Life and Jamie Oliver campaigning healthy rating scheme - 14-01-2019

Food for Life are joining Jamie Oliver in campaigning for the introduction of a healthy rating scheme in schools. In a recent episode of Jamie and Jimmie’s Friday Night Dinner, the pair visited a primary school in East London to see the inspiring work they do to help keep pupils healthy.
Malnourished children are taking food from school bins to stifle hunger, headteacher says

Malnourished children are taking food from school bins to stifle hunger, headteacher says - 14-01-2019

Malnourished children are arriving at school so hungry they are taking food out of the bins, a headteacher says.
Widespread Isolation of Pupils Condemned

Widespread Isolation of Pupils Condemned - 07-12-2018

More than 200 children were placed in isolation booths for a whole school week last year, a new investigation has revealed.
Putting Politics Into School Libraries

Putting Politics Into School Libraries - 04-12-2018

In a bid to increase students knowledge of current affairs and to deepen their understanding of world politics four of the most prestigious current affairs magazines are offering their titles and extensive archives to schools free for 6 months.
Medical Students Lacking Basic Dexterity

Medical Students Lacking Basic Dexterity - 04-12-2018

U.K. surgeon Roger Kneebone says the students he teaches each year don't have the same dexterity as their predecessors.
Changing Plastic Habits in Schools with new Education Programme

Changing Plastic Habits in Schools with new Education Programme - 22-11-2018

Recycling Education Programme, R-Generation, is widening its reach for 2018, and will now be available to every primary and secondary school in the UK. Following its launch in 2016, Nestlé Waters UK is continuing its partnership with recycling charity, RECOUP, and environmental education organisation, Wastebuster, to deliver an updated programme for 2018.
Hammond’s ‘little extras’ may not go directly to schools

Hammond’s ‘little extras’ may not go directly to schools - 15-11-2018

Academy trusts will be able to pool the money their schools are awarded from the £400 million “little extras” pot and dish it out as they deem appropriate.
Children with learning disabilities 'failed by society'

Children with learning disabilities 'failed by society' - 15-11-2018

Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading health inequality expert.
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