Student number increase needs funding match

An extra £570 million will be required in 2022 to prevent a further fall in spending per student in UK colleges and sixth forms.

Unions make call for urgent action on ventilation in schools

Education unions have urged the government to take firm action to improve ventilation in schools to reduce further coronavirus disruption.

Labour outlines apprenticeships creation plan

Labour has pledged new opportunities for young people to earn and learn with a plan to create 100,000 new apprenticeships.

1,600 children now living with type 2 diabetes

A new NHS Digital report has revealed that nearly 16,00 children and young people in England are now living with type 2 diabetes.

Lords urge for more support for vulnerable children

The House of Lords Public Services Committee has urged ministers to get joined-up to support family services, both nationally and locally.

New flexible approach to apprenticeships announced

Sectors can now bid for a share of a £7 million fund to support the creation of new flexible apprenticeships.

Government urged to launch a children activity campaign

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has urged the government to renew efforts to get people exercising.

Families across England to receive better support to adopt

Thousands of families are to receive better support when adopting children through a new strategy to tackle the postcode lottery currently affecting the sector.

£1 million education programme for Traveller children

Communities Minister Lord Greenhalgh has announced new education programmes to help support Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils.

SMC calls for children to be put centre stage

The Social Mobility Commission has called for a shake-up of child welfare benefits and significant investment in education.

New strategy to improve the lives of autistic people

The government has launched a new multi-million pound strategy to speed up diagnosis and improve support and care for autistic people.

Second round of school rebuilding programme launched

A further 50 schools are to benefit from new, modern, energy efficient school buildings as part of the Prime Minister’s ten-year rebuilding programme.

£50 million investment in grassroots football pitches

The Prime Minister has announced an additional £50 million in grassroots football pitches, prioritised for left-behind communities.

Government announces skills training boost

Further measures to boost the nation’s skills, level up opportunities and get more people into better paid jobs have been announced.

Better mental health support for young people

A coalition of health and education experts have committed to making mental health and wellbeing a central part of education recovery plans.

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