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Education professionals unable to help a student having an epileptic seizure

Almost half of the nation's education professionals admit they wouldn't be able to help a student having an epileptic seizure, according to research.
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Key Stage 1 tests to be removed under new reception class check-ups

Almost 10,000 schools sign up to pilot the Reception Baseline Assessment – the 20-minute check that will mean Key Stage 1 tests are removed.
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UK parents pay £28,000 for childhood extracurricular activities

A study of UK parents found that they will pay £28,000 on top of school and living costs, for childhood extracurricular activities until their offspring turn 18.
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Empathetic technology to help teachers teach

More often than not we find technologies used to enhance pupils’ attention spans, build confidence and learn more effectively, rarely is the conversation centred around how innovation can also help teachers teach.
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Spring clean your school security

The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) issues security guidance for school security ahead of the spring bank holidays.
students’ data

How can schools and universities ensure their students’ data is safe online?

Justin Ellis, Senior Data Centre Specialist at Comms Express advises how schools and universities can ensure that their students' data is safe online by following these measures.

Why digital transformation in education matters

Peter Richardson, Senior Marketing Manager PFU (EMEA), explains why digital transformation in education plays a crucial role.
children with special educational needs

Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with special educational needs?

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).
Period Poverty

Initial Washroom Hygiene teams up with Freedom4Girls to help end Period Poverty

To help combat Period Poverty, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the UK and worldwide, who struggle to access or afford safe menstrual protection.
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Specialist teachers for deaf children battling with stress, workload and long hours

Specialist teachers for deaf children are battling stress, spiralling workloads and excessive hours as the system falls into crisis, the National Deaf Children’s Society has warned.
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Parents lack confidence in helping their children with homework

According to new research by Oxford Home Schooling, only a third of parents feel confident helping their children with homework.
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Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.
a mentally healthy school, child mental health

The key components of a mentally healthy school

We have health and safety policies for children’s bodies in our schools – so why don’t we have health and safety policies for children’s minds and brains too?
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Child diagnosis: the need to be trauma informed

Whilst autism spectrum disorder has neurological evidence, it is often misdiagnosed in children with Traumatic experiences: read on to be trauma informed.
mental health trials

Mental health trials launch in UK schools

Up to 370 schools across the UK will join one of the largest mental health trials to boost evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing.
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Adoption experts want rethink on how schools are assessed

Adoption UK and leading education experts are urging a real rethink in how schools are assessed, to reflect the experiences of adopted children.
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Skills gap set to widen as schools fail to prepare students for a digital...

New research from Microsoft UK shows 58% of teachers believe the current education system is failing to prepare students for a digital future.
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Girls’ education should be development priority for Commonwealth

Report into girls’ education in the Commonwealth has highlighted the gap between ambition and reality, calling on leaders to make this a national development priority.
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Is it too late to train to be a teacher?

Teacher Active explains the paths you can take to train to be a teacher, the funding available, and the benefits your life experience will bring.
teachers' mental health, wellbeing, managerialism

Managerialism in UK schools erodes teachers’ mental health and well-being

Performance targets, increased workload, curriculum changes and other bureaucratic changes are eroding teachers’ mental health and professional identity.

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