Schools should stop wasting money buying iPads and other “shiny gadgets” for pupils and instead hire more teachers, the leader of Britain’s largest headteachers’ organisation says today.
More than a million children in up to 4,000 schools could still be guzzling turkey twizzlers and sugary drinks at lunchtime despite tough new nutritional standards for meals which came into force this term.
Lettuce could be the first life to land on Mars if a team of students succeeds in their plan to grow salad on the planet in 2018.
University system geared towards foreign students could undermine our economy, says warns vice-chancellor
Universities are being forced to teach overseas students who return home with skills that help build their countries to compete against us, a leading vice-chancellor warns on Monday.
Concern that disadvantaged children will miss out on free school meals despite making them available to all four- to seven-year-olds is voiced today by a leading anti-poverty campaigner and Labour MP.
Oxford and Cambridge universities could charge tuition fees of up to £16,000 a year in return for taking on student loan debts under plans being considered for the Conservative Party manifesto, according to the former higher education minister.
Schools could be allowed to give top priority to disadvantaged pupils in the battle for places, under new proposals being drawn up by the Government.
Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said today.
Schools have been warned that their GCSE and A-levels could be worse than expected this summer because of reforms to the exam system.