UKEdNews 17 January 2017 from @UKEdNewsDesk


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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