Swimming and classroom lessons should teach children about the dangers of cold water shock, council chiefs say.
Children who have had high-quality early childhood education do better later in life, a new international study has confirmed.
Councils should be able to retain a percentage of the pupil premium allowance to help provide school-based support services, a think tank has argued today.
Proposals aimed at ending a long-running dispute with teaching assistants in Durham could mean more than three quarters of the staff being given a pay rise.
William Eichler explores what local government organisations hope to see from the next Government.
Parents and teachers are concerned about the impact of nearly £3bn in school funding cuts on the quality of education in the UK’s schools.
Parents have told a Scottish parliamentary committee of ‘harrowing’ experiences due to the education system’s lack of support for children with additional needs.
Labour today pledged to stop the cuts to school budgets by investing nearly £5bn into the education system.
Financial pressures are restricting the provision of mental health services in schools and colleges, MPs warn.
MPs have warned the Government its system for funding new free schools is ‘increasingly incoherent’ and ‘too often poor value for money’.