UKEdNews 17 January 2017 from @UKEdNewsDesk

PUBLISHED AT 7:30 AM: MONDAY 17TH JANUARY 2017

Daily news briefing from the UKEdNewsdesk, initially published on the UKEdChat App.

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Body anxious teens avoid PE, says report

Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers told a survey they avoid PE because of body anxiety.

Read more via: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38642826


School staff struggling to keep up standards amid cuts, says union

Support staff at Scottish schools are struggling to maintain standards for pupils because of cuts, a leading trade union has claimed.

Read more via: https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/15025535.School_staff_struggling_to_keep_up_standards_amid_cuts__says_union


Poor public transport puts rural schools out of reach

Young people in rural areas are missing out on chances in education because of poor public transport.

Read more via: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38639888


Teacher and Scottish exam board relations ‘near breaking point’

Relations between teachers and Scotland’s national exams body are near breaking point, a report by MSPs has found.

Read more via: https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/teacher-and-scottish-exam-board-relations-near-breaking-point-1-4341220


Cash threat to expansion of nursery policy

Parents across Scotland will miss out on their entitlement to more free nursery hours without significant additional investment, ministers have been warned.

Read more via: https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/15026264.Cash_threat_to_expansion_of_nursery_policy/


School support staff ‘tired and stressed’

Support staff in Scotland’s schools are feeling exhausted, undervalued and stressed as a result of cuts, according to a trade union.

Read more via: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-38629075

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