Call for evidence on SEND funding

14 May 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a call for evidence on how to improve the funding system for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Screen time — even before bed — doesn’t harm teen happiness

8 May 2019

Research by leading academics has implied that fears over the harmful effects of screen time on teens, for example in the forms of gaming, TV or spending time online — even before bedtime — could be misplaced, with little evidence found linking screen time and decreasing mental health in adolescents.

Safety advice — bouncy castles and other inflatables

7 May 2019

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a reminder of its latest safety advice with regard to bouncy castles and other inflatables, outlining how simple precautions can help to avoid serious incidents.

Are employers ready for T Levels?

1 May 2019

The Government has been urged to work more closely with business on new reforms to technical education or it might risk repeating the same mistakes over the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy.

Caring for the sandwich generation of workers

1 May 2019

An insurance company has urged employers to take care of the wellbeing and mental health of the time-poor “sandwich generation” of workers — warning that millions of British workers with caring responsibilities for a dependent child and an adult relative have less than 35 minutes a day to themselves.

Call to bring back work experience

1 May 2019

A leading business group has called on the Government to consider the reintroduction of a new form of work experience that is available to all Key Stage 4 students.