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Young teachers are leaving profession over lack of classroom support, says schools inspector

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed young teachers are being lost to the profession through a lack of support in the classroom, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has said.












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Majority of Scotland’s colleges are ‘failing young people from deprived areas’

The majority of Scotland’s colleges are failing to educate enough young people from the most deprived parts of the country, according to new evidence due to be presented to MSPs.












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Book by transgender campaigners lets young readers decide gender of the main character

Tired of children being “put into pink or blue boxes”, two transgender rights campaigners have created what they say is the first book that allows young readers to decide the gender of the main character.












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Malala in America: Advocate talks to sold-out crowds in California about young women’s rights, Islam and extremism

Cracking jokes about her family and recalling her home in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai had a weekend unlike many other teenagers’ as she continued to captivate audiences across America with a series of lectures in her latest tour of the country.












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Malala in America: Young Nobel laureate gives ‘inspirational’ lecture on importance of education in Denver, Colorado

Pakistani activist and Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, continued with her visit across the US last night by giving a speech on the importance of children’s education in Denver, Colorado.










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Malala in America: young activist visits Congress in Capitol Hill to urge more education funding for young people

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, has visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to urge members of Congress to invest more in education for young people.










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UK gap in literacy skills between young people neither employed or in education and those in work highest in Western world, says study

The gap in literacy skills in the UK between young people neither employed or in education and those in work is the widest of any Western nation, according to a new study.










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Pupils aged as young as 10 fear SATs exam failure could ruin their lives

Children as young as 10 worry that doing badly in their school SATs tests could set them up for failure in their lives, new research shows.










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Early interventions to stop young people going off the rails could save £1.7bn a year, say leading charities

Staging early interventions to stop young people going off the rails and getting into serious difficulties could save £1.7bn a year, a coalition of more than 50 leading charities say.










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‘I wish my teacher knew…’: Young students share their ‘heartbreaking’ worries in notes

An elementary school teacher who received ‘heartbreaking’ notes after she asked her students to share their worries, has inspired other teachers to use her trick and better understand their own pupils.










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