Refugee crisis: British universities should create scholarships and bursaries for students fleeing violence, say academics
Every university in Britain is being urged to play its part in tackling the migrant crisis by helping make it easier for refugees and asylum-seekers to access higher education.
Growing crisis over shortage of school places could lead to ‘titan’ secondary schools to cope with thousands of extra pupils
The growing crisis over the shortage of school places could see “titan” secondary schools swell to cope with thousands of extra pupils, despite concerns over the impact on children’s education.
Pupils will be studying the Mediterranean migrant boats crisis as part of a revamped A-level geography exam.
Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become ‘unbearable’
The working lives of teachers have become “unbearable” because of constant monitoring and as a result they are quitting in such numbers that the profession is heading for a crisis, according to an open letter to The Independent signed by 1,200 teachers.
Every state secondary school should appoint a head of wellbeing to counter a health and fitness crisis amongst today’s schoolchildren, says a report published today.
GCSEs should be scrapped if the UK is going to properly nurture the business leaders of tomorrow, and an overhaul to the EU is needed for companies to thrive, according to an influential business leader.
Schools will have to sack teachers, increase class sizes and drop subjects from the curriculum in the new year because of a squeeze on budgets, head teachers are warning. They predict a “perfect storm”, not of their making.
Longer school days could help improve the poor performance of white working class children, the Government has admitted.