Science Minister Chris Skidmore spoke at the BETT Show, reiterating the government's commitment to education technology and working with industry to create solutions that address some of the challenges in education.

HP has launched its HP Digital Skills Community Bus, a converted double decker bus kitted out with the latest education technology.

Electric vehicle campaign Go Ultra Low has announced the winner of Ben Fogle’s Hero to Zero Emission Miles Challenge, a national school competition which encouraged pupils to choose zero emission travel.

The government is funding trials of new assistive technology for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in up to 100 schools and colleges.

Schools putting own interests ahead of pupils

Amanda Spielman has criticised schools for putting their own interests ahead of their pupils’, accusing them of continuing to ‘game’ the system.

Universal access to the full curriculum in Wales

Kirsty Williams has confirmed the government’s decision on the teaching of religion, relationships and sexuality education in Welsh schools.

School exchange scheme centre of post-Brexit plans

A school exchange scheme is being extended as part of plans for Britain's education ambitions after the UK leaves the EU.

Biggest sustained pay increase for teachers for 15 years

Teachers are set for the biggest sustained uplift to their pay ranges since 2005, with proposals for starting salaries to rise to £26,000 this September.

BME teachers facing more covert racism

NASUWT has reported that many forms of covert racism are increasing in schools across the country.

Perfect attendance for children with chronic conditions ‘unfair’

A senior doctor has said that perfect school attendance for children with chronic conditions is ‘unfair and unrealistic’.

‘Horror stories’ of children put in isolation cause debate

Some schools are converting toilet blocks and classrooms to build isolation booths to accommodate ‘disruptive’ children.

Schools and colleges to receive free period products

Michelle Donelan has announced that free period products are to be made available to all schools and colleges in England.

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