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Support for schools will be crucial to tackle obesity crisis, says Youth Sports Trust

The Government’s latest childhood obesity strategy is right to acknowledge the role of physical activity, says children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust...

Sunday, 24 June 2018 17:30

Government announces new measures to halve childhood obesity by 2030

New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt today...

Sunday, 24 June 2018 00:01

Two years on from the referendum, Labour accuses May of failing to negotiate the Brexit deal Britain needs

On the two year anniversary of the EU referendum, Labour has accused Theresa May of failing to negotiate the Brexit deal Britain needs...

Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:01

More than half school staff forced to spend own money on essentials for children, shock GMB study shows

Staff fork out on food for hungry kids, tampons, toilet rolls, pens, pencils and books as funding cuts bite...

Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:01

Corbyn - Labour would “chart an independent course” to help end the conflict in Syria

Speaking to Sky News in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan today, Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, outlined how Britain can and a Labour government would chart a proactive, independent course to help achieve peace in Syria...

Friday, 22 June 2018 19:00

Nick Gibb: Teachers are taking control of their profession

School Standards Minister speaks at the Festival of Education...

Friday, 22 June 2018 16:26

NEU comments on Early Learning Goals

Commenting on the announcement of a Department for Education pilot intended to “boost early language skills” from September, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said...

Friday, 22 June 2018 16:23

Pilot launched to boost early language skills and cut teacher workload

Revised measures to boost every child's early language and communications and give teachers more time to interact with their pupils, ahead of full consultation...

Friday, 22 June 2018 15:22

Government proposal to move claimants on 'legacy' benefits to Universal Credit: consultation announced

The SSAC is consulting on proposals to move existing claimants in receipt of a working age income-related benefit to Universal Credit...

Friday, 22 June 2018 15:21

Green Finance Institute and Financial Services Skills Taskforce unveiled

The two announcements were made by the Chancellor in his Mansion House speech...

Friday, 22 June 2018 11:51