Daily news briefing from the UKEdNewsdesk, initially published on the UKEdChat App.
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Bomb teams sent to schools 600 times in chemical alert
Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.
Parents left in the dark about education system, MSPs told
Parents are often being left behind and kept in the dark when it comes to the education system, MSPs have heard.
There’s trouble with transparency in the UK’s academies
Developing good relationships with business is essential for academies, but critics say the system is plagued by secrecy and conflicts of interest
20,000 pages of advice for teachers largely necessary, says education chief
Large parts of the 20,000 pages of online advice for teachers on curriculum reforms were necessary, the boss of Scotland’s national education body has said.
Why families and communities hold the key to improving education in Wales
Education policymakers must stop obsessing over performance indicators and school colour coding performance tables should be ended