Education News

Open Access Government highlights the latest education news in the UK. Analysis of schools, colleges, universities, further and higher education and teaching is also available.

We have articles on special needs in education and the growing understanding of child mental health. Articles are also available concerning university fees and policy changes within higher education. Popular topics such as Women’s place in STEM subjects and the growth and importance of the digital transformation in education.

You will also be able to find articles on teachers experiences and the increase in apprenticeships across the UK within this category.

grammar schools

May defends plans to expand grammar schools across England

Despite controversy, Prime Minister, Theresa May has defended plans to expand grammar schools or open new ones across England Theresa May has defended plans to...
MBA

What are the key values of an MBA?

Andrew Main Wilson, chief executive of the Association of MBAs (AMBA) outlines why an MBA qualification is worthwhile and what they can offer any...

More than 20 libraries to close in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is set to close more than 20 libraries, it has emerged A number of libraries across Lancashire are set to close, the...

Exploring pathways for wellbeing among Inuit

Alexandra Sawatzky, Ashlee Cunsolo, and Sherilee Harper highlight the need for regional perspectives on Inuit-specific pathways for wellbeing Understanding the context-specific nature of Inuit relationships...
school finances

LGA says school finances should be monitored by councils

Councils should be able monitor academy school finances to prevent taxpayers’ money from being used inappropriately, says the LGA
GCSE

GCSE results show a fall in grades

The release of the GCSE results today has revealed a significant fall in grades when compared to last year More than five million students have...
culture and heritage

Embracing culture and heritage values in Canada

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories details the importance of embracing culture and heritage Culture and heritage are powerful...

University offers hit record numbers despite falling grades

A record number of students have been offered university places despite A-level results falling for the fifth successive year Universities have offered a record number...

An education for every child

The Ministry for Education in Ontario answers AG’s questions on the importance of every child in Canada benefiting from world class education Education in any...

MPs to fight May’s plans for grammar schools

Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs have warned they will stand against government plans to launch new grammar schools across England Plans to allow new grammar...

A deconstructive approach to the generation of knowledge

Dr Kevin J. Flint, Reader in Education talks about a deconstructive approach to style and the production of space from the generation of knowledge Over the...
outstanding school places

Poor children losing out on outstanding school places

New analysis of official figures shows that outstanding school places in England are not being offered to poor children who live nearby A blog by...

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report and its implications for education

Sandra Styres, Adjunct Professor and Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at Brock University, highlight the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report and outits implications for education “Reconciliation is...
schools

Teacher job adverts cost secondary schools £56m

According to new figures from Labour secondary schools spent a whopping £56m on advertising for teaching positions last year The recruitment crisis in teaching is...
graduate

Female graduates less likely to apply for top jobs

New research has revealed women are less likely to apply for top graduate jobs despite being more likely to get them A new survey from...
self-regulated learning

Self-regulated learning: What is all the fuss about?

Dr. Yves Karlen, M. Sc. Miriam Compagnoni and Prof. Dr. Katharina Maag Merki at the Institute of Education, University of Zurich highlight self-regulated learning...

Indigenous education in Canada: Challenging the status quo

Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University highlights some of the challenges faced by...
Oxfordshire schools

Oxfordshire schools sitting on £9m central government funding

Oxfordshire schools have come under fire for hoarding almost £9m funding from central government, rather than spending it on teaching

Only a third of students think university is “good value for money”

According to a survey the number of students who think that university is good “value for money” has fallen The Student Academic Experience Survey of 15,000...

Ofsted issues warning about low education standards in East Midlands

Education standards in the East Midlands are distinctly second division, warns Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw highlighted figures showing the East Midlands as the...

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