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The analysis also looks at growing pressures due to increasing pupil numbers and the government's ‘ambition for 90% of GCSE pupils to be entered into the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) by 2025.

Sport England launches positive PE experience pilot

Sport England is looking for up to 50 secondary schools to take part in a pilot project designed to give pupils a more positive experience of Physical Education and sport.

RCPCH calls for increased powers to enforce fast food 'exclusion zone'

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says fast food outlets should be banned from opening within 400 metres of schools in England

Welsh Baccalaureate can be confusing, says new review

Qualifications Wales Chief Executive Philip Blaker: "Any critical review of this kind will always find areas for improvement”

DfE releases data protection tookit for schools

Guidance issued to support schools with data protection activity, including compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

43 per cent of children worried about air pollution

43 per cent of children living in urban areas are concerned about the levels of air pollution near their school.

Ofqual identifies trust issue with students handing over mobile devices during exams

Sally Collier: "Some have told us they are unwilling to hand in their phones in case they are lost or damaged."

TeenTech challenges schools to design ‘City of Tomorrow’

Students encouraged to visualise on what the future city should look like in STEM challenge

 Features

Education Business chats to RIBA’s Caroline Buckingham about the importance of good design when developing new school buildings and what should be done to tackle the pupil place shortage

With 900 schools across the UK located on or near illegally polluted roads, what can schools do to address the issue? ClientEarth’s Andrea Lee investigates

The impact of the Carillion collapse

At the beginning of the year, it was announced that facilities management firm Carillion – which provides services for the education sector – was going into liquidation

The hidden danger of fire extinguishers

Ignored fire extinguishers have a hidden danger and can fail to operate if not properly maintained

Relying less on external HR advice with ISBL

The new innovative, educationally‑focused CIPD qualification developed with ISBL could be perfect for you

Why schools need to understand the new GDPR

What does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mean to those in education?

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