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All infant school pupils to be given free school meals

All children at infant schools will receive a free, hot meal at lunchtime, Nick Clegg announced today.

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  • NUT comment on school banding statement

    Commenting on the today’s statement on secondary school banding by the Welsh government, NUT Wales Secretary David Evans said this:

  • NUT: New School Inspections Framework

    Commenting on Ofsted’s new inspections framework, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union said this:

  • NUT: School place shortages report is "damning"

    Commenting on today’s report by the National Audit Office (NAO) which warns that more than a quarter of a million new school places are needed by 2014, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said:

  • ESRC: School-in-a-bag reduces drop-out rates

    A more flexible approach to teaching methods and better community support could reduce school drop-out in high HIV-prevalence areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Findings from a project led by London's Institute of Education and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Department for International Development (DFID) show that using new ways of encouraging young children to stay in regular schooling cut drop-out rates by 42 per cent in just a year.

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