Six figure savings for training provider by using online apprenticeship solutions »

Training providers in the UK are being encouraged to adopt online tools and resources after Paragon Skills estimated revenue of a quarter of a million pounds in savings. Paragon, one of the UK’s fastest growing private training providers, also expects to significantly increase its efficiency by swapping traditional training methods for online alternatives as part [...]

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell charged with child sex offences
15 Feb
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell charged with child sex offences »

By Gerald Heneghan Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has been charged with a number of sex offences against children.

Michael Gove abandons EBacc plans »

By Gerald Heneghan Education secretary Michael Gove is set to announce plans to replace GCSE qualifications with English Baccalaureate (EBacc) have been abandoned.

Polish ‘is England’s second language’ »

By Lauren Grice Polish is now the second language of England and Wales, new data from the 2011 Census has revealed.

Nursery ratios set to rise under new childcare reforms
29 Jan
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

Nursery ratios set to rise under new childcare reforms »

By Gerald Heneghan Nurseries and childminders in England will be permitted to look after more children under new childcare reforms set to be announced today (January 29th).

Michael Gove announces A-level overhaul »

By Gerald Heneghan Michael Gove has unveiled a raft of changes to the way A-levels are carried out in England.

Snow causes nationwide chaos for travel and schools
21 Jan
2013
Written by LauraMoulden

Snow causes nationwide chaos for travel and schools »

By Laura Moulden Heavy snowfall across the UK continues to cause nationwide travel disruption including cancelled flights, road closures and long train delays.

Headteacher takes week off school to go skiing
2 Mar
2012
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Headteacher takes week off school to go skiing »

A PRIMARY school headteacher has outraged parents by taking a week off during term time for a skiing holiday – bending strict rules normally levelled at pupils and their families. Despite that fact that parents at Woodlands Primary School in Telford, Shropshire, face fines of £100 if they take their kids out of school during [...]

Against the odds two teens scored great GCSE results
28 Aug
2011
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Against the odds two teens scored great GCSE results »

AS TEENS up and down the country opened their GCSEs results on Thursday two students in particular have beaten incredible adversity just to sit their exams. Taylor Smart suffered severe amnesia after hitting her head on her bath in January, leaving her unable to hold a pen or even recognise members of her own family, [...]

GCSE grades rise for 23rd year in a row
26 Aug
2011
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GCSE grades rise for 23rd year in a row »

TEENAGERS celebrated their GCSE results across the country yesterday with the percentage gaining A*-C grades rising for the 23rd year in a row. Just under 70 per cent of exams taken by around 650,000 students in the UK were between A* and C grades with almost a quarter achieving the top A* and A marks. [...]

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