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The Department for Education is to plough an extra £31.6m into educational psychology training after it emerged that two thirds of councils are struggling to fill vacant roles.

A group of more than 30 healthy food campaigners are calling on the government to bring in proposals it made almost three years ago to rate schools on how well they are promoting children's health and combating obesity.

A group of parents have lost their high court challenge over £21m of potential cuts to special educational needs and disability (SEND) funding by Surrey County Council.

A panel of mental health experts will look at ways of helping teachers deal with the pressures of the job, to boost the Department for Education's proposed recruitment and retention strategy.

A charity has raised concerns about the use of restraint by staff at a children's mental health unit after it emerged almost 30 complaints have been made by parents or children over the last six years.

Hartlepool SEND provision faces DfE intervention

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

14 March 2019

Hartlepool is facing Department for Education intervention in its special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) services, after inspectors found ongoing "serious weaknesses".

Secure training centres (STCs) are to be subject to a tougher regime from next month following publication of Ofsted's new joint inspection framework today.

Council leaders in Liverpool have failed to properly implement SEND reforms, resulting in "significant weaknesses" within education, health and care (EHC) planning, inspectors found.

A university professor is calling for a national strategy to tackle inequalities that mean young black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people are less likely to access mental health services early.

A group of charities and health organisations are looking for ideas on how technology can help support the mental health needs of young people.