The government’s plans to cut the Education Services Grant is the equivalent to 'academisation by the back door’, the CNN has said.

The Commons Justice Committee has said that more attention should be paid towards measures to prevent offenders aged 18-25 from reoffending.

The Sixth Form Colleges Association's (SFCA) annual survey has suggested that two thirds of colleges have been forced to drop courses due to funding pressures.

The Tinder Foundation has argued that libraries should not receive an automatic ‘get out of austerity free’ card in the face of closures.

The NSPCC has joined forces with three London boroughs to raise awareness of the signs of child neglect and where to find help.

Nursery providers have warned that increased demand for a new free 30-hour childcare scheme will mean many nurseries are likely to ‘go bust’.

A ‘pro-active approach’ to the outsourcing of children’s services is required, argues the Demos think tank.

Councils in England have slammed government plans to remove their role in boosting school standards.

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Modern Languages has published a report calling on the government to plan now to avoid a post-Brexit languages crisis.

The names of unaccompanied children living in Calais's Jungle camp who are eligible to brought to Britain will be given to the UK government.

The House of Commons Education Committee has launched an inquiry into fostering care in England.

A report conducted by Scape Group has found that local authorities in England have estimated more than 2,000 new school will need to be created by 2020 to meet the demand for places.

Hundreds of extra schools should be built in England to cope with the school population bulge, say public sector buildings specialists Scape group.

Councils could soon have scrutiny powers over academies similar to those they already have for health bodies.

Despite positive progress in children’s social care in the region, the services at Sandwell Council are to be transferred to a trust.

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