As part of the government's first loneliness strategy, which was launched today (15 October), 'loneliness' will be embedded into relationships education classes

Research by Tes and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has found that 70 per cent of schools are not 'fit for purpose'.

The first 37 providers to receive funding from the Taking Teaching Further (TTF) programme have been announced by Skills Minister Anne Milton.

Wales’ new curriculum will be published in Easter 2019 and will focus on ensuring young people become ethical, informed and valued members of society, the Welsh Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has said.

The Education Endowment Foundation is calling on schools to take part in a new trial to see how adventure learning and challenging outdoor activities can boost pupil behaviour and attainment.

Results from the latest national child measurement programme (NCMP) also shows obesity in the poorest areas are more than double that of the richest areas.

The biggest planned change to the inspection framework is "pupil outcomes" (exam results) which is likely to be replaced with "quality of education".

Council leaders have warned that school music lessons will be under threat unless the government covers the cost of the teacher pay rise to include music teachers.

The Prime Minster Theresa May has announced measures to combat mental illness to mark Mental Health Awareness Day on 10 October.

The storybook will be provided free to primary schools across the UK to encourage pupils and teachers to fundraise for the charity.

Sir David Norgrove, the chair of the UK Statistics Authority, has written to the education secretary saying the DfE's figures were presented in such a way as to misrepresent changes in school funding.

The report assessed the state of children’s mental health services in England, considering access to specialist services, waiting times for treatment, and provision for those children that are not able to receive treatment.

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