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The Environment Agency has launched a competition for north east schools to design a new logo for the region's Flood Wardens.

More than half (53%) of Brits now believe that learning coding in school is just as important as learning a foreign language, such as French or Spanish.

New figures from PHE's National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) have shown that obesity has risen for the second year in a row in reception year children in 2016 to 2017.

New route into teaching for aspiring graduates

A new postgraduate teaching apprenticeship has been announced which aims to offer talented graduates an alternative route into the profession.

New classroom self-review video system launched

ONVU Technologies has launched its new 360o classroom self-review tool, LessonVU, which aims to help teachers maximise learning.

 Twenty-hour computer science test to be restarted by schools following security concerns

Exam board Edexcel has replaced the non-examined assessment (NEA) of its computer science GCSE following an error in the security settings.

Rise in schoolchildren seeking Childline counselling

There has been a 15 per cent rise in young people seeking Childline counselling sessions about suicide, Childline has revealed.

A study has found that maths was the most enjoyed subject of four to 14 year olds (26 per cent), despite it being the subject children find most challenging

Two-thirds of school leaders say they lack support to deliver the best outcomes for SEND pupils, according to a report from the Key

Calls for discrimination against citizenship teachers to end

The Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT) is calling on the government to take “urgent action to change policies that are discriminating against citizenship teachers”.

 Features

Megan Deakin discusses how school trip safety fears should not stand in the way of student learning potential

Increasing uptake of computer science

The growing digital economy in the UK continues to require more high-quality computer science graduates, a need that will not be met without more coming through schools.

Sport and its moral dilemmas

There have been calls for a better balance between winning medals and the welfare of athletes

Rolling out new special free schools

Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

Bett: The meeting place for education change-makers

Bett 2018 will once again gather the global education community to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education

Taking on the STEM challenge

In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, the BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment

Cashless systems are slowly becoming the norm in schools, making it easier for payments to be processed and saving administration time. Education Business explores this trend

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, school unions have called for the government to survey all schools for combustible cladding and to fit all schools with fire sprinklers

LACA marathon for NSMW

National School Meals Week (NSMW) takes place 13-17 November and is a week celebrating all that is great about school meals. Here’s what’s planned for this year

Following Durand Academy’s successful High Court challenge against its Ofsted report, which would have placed it in special measures, what powers does a school have to challenge Ofsted?

 Education Events

01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017

The Education Estates Show, which takes place 1-2 November in Manchester Central, focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, academies, colleges and universities across the UK

01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017

Education Estates focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, colleges and universities across the UK.