Education

  • 11 Oct 2013

    Marking International Day of the Girl Child, United Nations officials have highlighted the power of innovation to get more girls in classrooms.

  • 21 Sep 2013

    Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)

  • 3 Sep 2013

    The Methodist Church has formally launched the biggest change in generations to how and where it offers training, learning and development.

  • 22 Aug 2013

    The TUC says its new Traineeships Charter will provide assistance for young people, union representatives, employers and training providers.

  • 10 Aug 2013

    For the enrichment and development of plural public education on the one hand, and healthy faith communities on the other, it is necessary that the distinction between the two - as well as their need to converse and cooperate - is understood and put into operation, says Simon Barrow. That is why community schooling for all is so important.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    The Church of Scotland has welcomed news that more pupils have taken Standard Grade and Higher exams in subjects exploring religion.

  • 15 Jul 2013

    The Just Peace Pilgrims arrive in London this week, bringing the message that the £100bn cost of Trident would be better spent on funding essential human needs.

  • 6 Jun 2013

    Professor Ted Cantle, Chair of the iCoCo Foundation and a leading national expert on community cohesion and intercultural relations, has joined the Accord Coalition for inclusive education.

  • 6 Jun 2013

    The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools has called for laws allowing faith schools to discriminate on religious grounds in the employment of teachers to end.

  • 25 Apr 2013

    The Department for Education and Skills appears to be channelling for some of Charles Dicken's more grotesque characters. Gradgrind Gove has long been preaching his gospel of 'facts' and rote learning. Now he has decided that children and teachers are not working hard enough and has called for longer school days and shorter holidays. His sidekick M'Choakumchild Truss, not to be outdone in ensuring that our youngest citizens should not be permitted to slack, has this week criticised nurseries which allow toddlers to “run around with no sense of purpose.”