Education

Glasgow primary schools to trial car-free zones

Image copyright Glasgow City Council Image caption Seven Glasgow City Council schools will take part in the pilot Car-free zones are to be introduced around some primary schools as part of a move to keep pupils safe. Glasgow City Council said seven primary schools are to trial the temporary pedestrian areas for 18 months to […]

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Hotels train staff to spot human trafficking

Image copyright Getty Images The front line for preventing human trafficking might not be at airports, international borders or in police raids. It might be at the hotel check-in desk. An international hotel chain has completed a two-year project to train half a million staff with the aim of spotting potential victims of trafficking. Marriott’s […]

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Helping teenagers beat the blues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Teenagers on the Blues programme are encouraged to get out more Go for a walk, speak to your friends face-to-face, go and visit your grandma. It might sound like common sense, but this is some of the advice being offered to UK teenagers who are showing early signs of […]

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Delighting kids from the stage to the page

The world-famous book Zog, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is being brought to life on stage for the first time, much to the delight of pre-schoolers. Scheffler told BBC News how the characters were lifted from page to stage. Video Journalist Sophie van Brugen. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47175771

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Easton and Otley College needs ‘swift action’, commissioner says

Image copyright Google Image caption Inspectors found there was “insufficient progress” at the college A rural higher education college, given two consecutive inadequate ratings by inspectors, still has “too much poor teaching”, a report said. Easton & Otley College, which has campuses in Norfolk and Suffolk, offers courses in agriculture and engineering. An intervention assessment […]