Scrapping ICT GCSE and A Levels for computer science because they are ‘in a similar space’ is like saying ‘stitching footballs and playing football are the same thing’, argues a developement informatics professor.
A national ballot has revealed the political issues most important to young people, citing the living wage, tackling racism, and mental health as some of the most prominent problems.
Julie Ward MEP, whose sister is a teacher, believes that ‘knee-jerk’ government interventions in offering incentives for STEM recruits has prompted further crisis in the education system.
Bolton West MP Julie Hilling is backing the British Heart Foundation’s push to make it compulsory for children to learn life-saving skills in school.
Parents in the North West believe the school curriculum and consumer technology are stifling their children’s creativity, according to a new study.