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Children excluded from mainstream schools are two-and-a-half times more likely to have an unqualified teacher, research has found.

Compulsory relationships and sex education in schools will include sessions on mental wellbeing, the government has revealed.

A group of MPs have criticised Education Secretary Damian Hinds' "unwise" decision to become personally involved in the appointment of the new chair of the Social Mobility Commission.

The amount spent per school pupil in England has dropped by eight per cent since 2009/10, research has found.

Directors of children's services are calling for more powers to send home-educated children back to school.

Two disability campaigners who conducted reviews of special educational needs (SEN) provision have criticised the progress of government efforts to improve the system.

SEND school exclusion practice faces legal challenge

By Tristan Donovan |

03 July 2018

A legal bid to give more protection from exclusion to autistic schoolchildren whose condition is linked to physical aggression got under way today.

SEN employment initiative set to expand

By Neil Puffett |

21 June 2018

A programme helping young people with special educational needs (SEN) into employment is set to double in size over the next three years, it has been announced.

Pupils should be taught about meditation and a range of psychological therapies as part of a new "wellbeing GCSE" designed to improve children's mental health, academics have said.

An initiative to place vulnerable children in boarding schools has been found to reduce the number of children in care.