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.
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.
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.
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