Monthly Archives: May 2014

Protesters read US books at DfE

A small group of protesters has occupied part of the Department for Education to protest at the removal of American books from English GCSEs.
BBC News – Education & Family

Challenging children’s imagination

Judging BBC Radio 2′s 500 Words competition
BBC News – Education & Family

Support for schools ‘ineffective’

School inspectors say that Doncaster Council’s support for improving the education of students in its schools is ‘ineffective’.
BBC News – Education & Family

School campaign on homophobic abuse

Prosecutors want schools to teach about the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying.
BBC News – Education & Family

What do young Harvard graduates believe?

A snapshot of the private lives and politics of young US elite
BBC News – Education & Family

‘Bright girls’ among physics dropouts

Some of the brightest girls doing AS-level physics decide to drop the subject without taking the full A-level, say teachers.
BBC News – Education & Family

Rise in child emotional abuse calls

The number of child emotional abuse cases referred to police and children’s services from the NSPCC’s UK helpline has risen by 47%, the charity says.
BBC News – Education & Family

Marriage advice ‘ideal wedding gift’

A relationship counselling charity offers marriage guidance gift vouchers as wedding presents.
BBC News – Education & Family

Art School ‘will recover from fire’

Firefighters efforts in extinguishing the Charles Rennie Macintosh fire mean the building will recover from the blaze.
BBC News – Education & Family

O’Dowd scraps education board plan

Stormont Education Minister John O’Dowd is planning to replace Northern Ireland’s current five education boards with a single body and one chief executive, the BBC has learned.
BBC News – Education & Family