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Education in the News

Our Education in the News bulletin includes a collection of recent education news items from across Europe, presented in alphabetical order by country. The items are sourced from European education websites, ministry websites, and other publications.

Direct links, correct at the time of going to press, have been given where possible; otherwise the nearest point of entry to the source website is given.

The current issue is Issue 91, March 2017. Countries and subjects covered in it are: 

(Flemish Community)

Declaration of commitment for quality Islamic education


Changed role for religious denominations in school admissions
Expanding provision for disadvantaged students


New government puts focus on skills


Meeting the educational needs of migrants


More teachers and rearranged educational psychology services


Broader teaching of Judaism in schools
Disabled pupils' participation in school sport


Promoting entrepreneurship in secondary education


Easier transfer between secondary education pathways
Training primary teachers to teach music


New core curriculum approved

United Kingdom - England

Industrial strategy and technical education

United Kingdom - Northern Ireland

Changes to Entitlement Framework

United Kingdom - Scotland

Tackling teacher recruitment difficulties

United Kingdom - Wales

Early support for bilingualism

Previous issues of Education in the News are also available.


Last updated March 2017