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The Local Government Association is calling on the government to make school-based counselling available and fully funded in all state funded secondary schools and academies to help support rising numbers of children with mental health issues during COVID-19.

Teachers can now borrow classroom technology kits which enable them to teach innovative projects controlled by computers

£3.31 million will be available to improve ventilation in schools, colleges and universities in Wales, Education Minister Jeremy Miles has announced.

New research reveals that 78% of primary school parents have changed their way of looking at schooling and assessments for their children after the pandemic

Schools that have suffered from slow internet speeds are now benefiting from full fibre broadband.

The Department for Education has published best practice examples of transition support for year 11 students in alternative provision.

The Department for Education is to start a new research project, using students' data from the grading process in 2020, in order to learn lessons and shape future education policy.

Business Energy Claims has identified a significant, and growing, number of cases of hidden charges and other forms of mis-selling.

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Which new schools have been selected for the government's ten-year rebuilding programme, and how is the first batch of projects coming along?

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the issue of indoor air quality into sharper focus, as ventilation and air purification have been shown to reduce the spread of the virus

Most schools and academies use framework agreements to get best value for money on their goods and services, but there is so much more to frameworks than that.

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Tilden Watson, Zurich Municipal’s head of education, discusses new guidance for designing-in fire safety in schools, and shares practical tips for reducing fire risk

Some twenty years on from the ban on asbestos in construction, its presence in many older school buildings remains a national problem, writes John McClean from the Joint Union Asbestos Campaign

The PE and Sport Premium will continue to be funded next year, with a £320 million investment, and any money leftover from the grant this year or last can be used by until 31 July 2022