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.

education sector

Paper-reliant education businesses risk losing staff to tech-savvy competitors

Over four-fifths of employees admit they would prefer to work for a business in the education sector that was embracing digital technology over one that was stuck in the analogue past, finds new research
supply teaching

Supply teaching: What are my rights?

Teacher Active share the inside scoop on your rights as a supply teacher to help existing staff or newcomers enter the profession
choosing a university

New research highlights top factors students consider when choosing a university

A study commissioned by SPCE labs, the research department of student lettings app SPCE has listed the most important factors that students take into consideration when choosing a university to attend.
children and young people with SLCN

Bercow: Ten Years On: The experiences of children and young people with SLCN

I CAN detail how their new independent report presents a real and updated picture of the experiences of children and young people with SLCN and their families, ten years on from The Bercow Report
Indigenous peoples

Canadian education and Indigenous peoples

Vice President of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Dwayne Donald shares his expert perspective on Canadian education and research on Indigenous peoples
interpersonal skills

Technology in education is hindering student’s interpersonal skills

According to a recent survey, over 50% of teachers believe that technology in the classroom has hindered the interpersonal skills of pupils the most
integrated britain

New government action to create stronger, more integrated Britain

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today (14 March) set out an ambitious long-term plan of action create a stronger, more integrated Britain
quality schooling

Foreign Secretary calls on world leaders to provide quality schooling for every girl

Providing every girl with at least 12 years of quality schooling will solve many of the world’s problems, Boris Johnson told pupils during a surprise school visit on International Women’s Day
foundations of education

Reinforcing the foundations in Canadian teacher education

Both the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education and Canadian History of Education Association examine the fundamentals of teacher education in the country today The...
Higher Education and Research

Increasing the quality of higher education and research

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, former Minister of Education and Research reveals his ambitions to increase the quality of higher education and research in Norway These are...
digitalisation

Adaptivity and Digitalisation Enables Learner Centred Learning

A couple of seasoned experts from TU Chemnitz explore digitalisation and individual learning progress, in this informative profile
paperless working

Education sector is furthest away from achieving paperless working

Organisations in the education sector rely the most on paper and have the largest amount of work to do to reduce their usage, new...
Evolution of Higher Education

The evolution of higher education in Macao

Two academics provide an expert perspective on the compelling story of higher education in Macao, China The evolution of higher education systems is a subject...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m...
teacher recruitment

How can we reverse the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers sheds light on the issues around teacher recruitment and retention With issues around...
university labels

Group mentality – is it time to move beyond broad brush university labels?

With many institutions still tied to the ‘former poly’ label, Jeremy Durrant at Instinctif Partners asks whether such groupings are still worthwhile A desire to...
cybersecurity in schools

Why it’s time for the UK education sector to prioritise cybersecurity in schools

Oliver Wells, Education Manager at Sophos, explains that the education in the UK must turn its focus to cybersecurity in schools
student experience

Can UK Higher Education maintain the ‘student experience’ in the age of Brexit?

Robert Stoneman from GlobalData looks at how the UK can offer a unique and sought-after student experience during Brexit uncertainty
hypernormalisation

The powers of art, science and HyperNormalisation

Dr Kevin J Flint from the International Association for Practice Doctorates looks at how you can apply the concept of 'HyperNormalisation' to current society.
blockchain courses

Ivy League colleges offer blockchain courses in the US

Ivy League universities including Yale are offering blockchain courses allowing students to study cryptocurrency technology

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