Education In Depth
After months of speculation, Michael Gove has revealed plans to change the exams system, with the new English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBacc) intended to bring about more academically rigorous standards
As an independent commission sets out to examine what role youth work can play in formal education, Charlotte Goddard discovers a range of partnerships between youth groups and schools across the country
An investigation into services available for young people with autistic spectrum conditions leaving school
Children can face hostility if their behaviour does not conform to gender stereotypes, says Margaret Griffiths of charity Mermaids UK
Good Practice Case Studies
Young parents are getting back into education by teaching other teenagers what effect bringing up a baby can have on their lifestyle
Young people are being helped to mend relationships with their families to prevent them becoming homeless
Young people take to the stage to help teenagers confront unhealthy attitudes to body image
Educational psychology forms the basis of a programme to enable parents in Somerset to deal with their children’s problem behaviour
The power of sport is harnessed to make learning about numbers more fun for children and families
Latest Education News
This month, shuttling between the north-east and the south-east of England, I have been struck by some of the massive variations in the experiences of children and young people in different parts of the country, and how this impacts upon national debates about future policy....
Youth work and schools make strange bedfellows. The very essence of youth work as voluntary and non-formal is certainly at odds with the formal, compulsory nature of school.
The National Children’s Bureau celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To mark the beginning of our anniversary year, we worked with the V&A Museum of Childhood to host a debate looking at how childhood has changed over the past 50 years.