• Coronavirus: Teachers say a special ‘thank you’ to NHS heroes

    Teachers have joined the hundreds of thousands of people volunteering to help the NHS to say “thank you” to “incredible” hospital staff whose care has transformed their own lives. The Royal Voluntary Service last week appealed for 250,000 volunteers to help with the NHS coronavirus response. The target was reached within 24 hours, and at

    5.00 Apr. 5th, 2020 | News

  • Halfon: Give schools their own NHS-style 10 year plan

    Education needs a ten-year funding plan like the one drawn up for the NHS, the chair of the parliamentary education committee has said. Writing in Schools Week, Robert Halfon (pictured), a former education minister and Conservative Party deputy chairman, said it was “inexplicable and astonishing” that the health service can have a ten-year funding and

    5.00 Nov. 4th, 2018 | News

  • Set up ‘Teach First-style’ scheme for school mental health specialists, says report

    A scheme modelled on Teach First should be set up in schools to train mental health specialists to work with young people, research has suggested. The training would involve learning how to manage problems that children face at school such as “bullying, exam stress and low moods”. Proposed in a new joint report from school

    0.01 Jun. 21st, 2018 | News