New resources to help schools identify and support young carers

Today (24 November), charities Carers Trust and The Children’s Society have released an updated guide to help teachers and school staff identify and support young carers as easily as possible. The refreshed guide has been released ahead of January 2023, when schools are being asked to include young carers in the

Edge Hill awarded for helping local community

Edge Hill University has been commended for its ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community’ in the Times Higher Education Awards.  Vice-Chancellor Dr John Cater said he was thrilled that the university’s efforts had been recognised by the judges.  He said: “To even be shortlisted for a Times Higher Education (THE) award is

Many ‘outstanding’ schools downgraded by OFSTED

Today the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (OFSTED) has published a commentary on inspection outcomes for previously exempt outstanding schools reinspected in 2021/22. From 2012, schools that had been judged 'outstanding' by OFSTED were legally exempt from further regular inspection, unless there were specific concerns about the

Careers Hub awarded £500,000 to continue to help Liverpool careers education

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has approved £500,000 in additional funding from The Careers & Enterprise Company to continue the success of the Liverpool City Region’s Career Hub.  The funding will enable the Careers Hub, managed by Growth Platform – the Liverpool City Region’s growth company, to continue to support

Wallasey students promote anti-bullying at school

Students at St Mary’s Catholic College, Wallasey, have come together to promote equality, diversity, inclusion and kindness within the school. The ‘Anti-bullying Ambassadors’ are made up of 12 students from Years 9, 11, 12 and 13. The group was originally set up in 2021 as part of the school’s #BEKIND campaign and