Added investment for new laptops and tablets for care leavers and disadvantaged children

Up to half a million more disadvantaged children and young people in England will receive new devices to support their education and help keep them connected to peers and professionals, through a £126 million funding programme the government has announced.                       Ahead of Care Leavers Week (25-31 October), the government has announced

School leaders urge government to publish SEND Review

School leaders’ union, National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) which brings together professionals from a range of sectors including education, health and care has urged the government to publish its SEND review at its virtual SEND Conference. The event will see the union urge that they accelerate and publish its SEND Review,

Virtual work experience helping break down barriers to STEM careers

A virtual work experience programme launched by Siemens during the pandemic is breaking down barriers to STEM careers. The free programme, which combines live webinars, videos, and activities, has seen 1,164 young people log-in and learn about how engineering and technology builds a more sustainable future.  While moving to online delivery from

Tax-free cash bursaries to be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects

Tax-free cash bursaries will be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects under new government plans to recruit and retain world-class teachers. The government say that a total of £129 million will be available for trainee teachers starting in 2022/23, which includes increased bursaries of £15,000 for languages, geography and design