• With obesity levels soaring amongst children, the Children’s Commissioner for England’s report Playing Out highlights the importance of play and physical activity in children

  • Earlier this year, Education Secretary Damian Hinds pledged to tackle teacher workload, drive recruitment and boost the retention of teachers. We look at what the DfE is doing to achieve these aims

  • Schools are being urged to make themselves aware of upcoming changes to government energy legislations that will affect their businesses and management of their energy consumption.

  • Each year in England and Wales, more than 1,300 educational buildings suffer fires large enough for the fire and rescue service to be called out. Each building must therefore have a fire risk assessment

  • Thousands of young people are currently breathing in our cities’ toxic air in playgrounds and classrooms. Graeme McCutcheon examines how to protect children by improving school design

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75 per cent of teachers think that low level disruption occurs frequently or very frequently in their schools and many know a colleague who has left because of bad behaviour.

Research by charity RedSTART reveals that parents in the UK are scared their children will end up poorer than them, and 44 per cent want compulsory finance education at school.

The current SEND funding deficit could double to an estimated £806 million next year, possibly rising to £1.6 billion in 2020.

UKATA has encouraged all public sector employees to be asbestos-aware in order to better manage the ‘ticking time-bomb’ problem.

BT Fleet Solutions hosted an open day for a girls to get an insight into the automotive industry, as just 14.4 per cent of the STEM workforce is female.

The educational resources will help KS2 students aged 7-11 identify the super hero qualities needed to solve global challenges.

Councils will receive £250 million over the next two years to provide support for children and young people with complex SEND.

The first round of the £5 million scheme was launched in June to bring in more people with diverse experiences into teaching

 Features

With obesity levels soaring amongst children, the Children’s Commissioner for England’s report Playing Out highlights the importance of play and physical activity in children

Earlier this year, Education Secretary Damian Hinds pledged to tackle teacher workload, drive recruitment and boost the retention of teachers. We look at what the DfE is doing to achieve these aims

Schools are being urged to make themselves aware of upcoming changes to government energy legislations that will affect their businesses and management of their energy consumption.

Ofsted's Annual report finds that while the overall quality of education is improving, more action is needed to support the children being left behind.

Each year in England and Wales, more than 1,300 educational buildings suffer fires large enough for the fire and rescue service to be called out. Each building must therefore have a fire risk assessment

Thousands of young people are currently breathing in our cities’ toxic air in playgrounds and classrooms. Graeme McCutcheon examines how to protect children by improving school design