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New group announced help to support teacher wellbeing

The education secretary has announced the details of a new advisory group to help support the wellbeing of teachers and headteachers. Read More

Asbestos in schools: MPs ‘seriously concerned’ about lack of information

Almost a quarter of schools have still not told the Government how much asbestos is in their school buildings, according to a new report. Read More

School asbestos fine: Failures lead to over £100,000 in fines

HSE found that main contractor failed to effectively plan, manage and monitor the work to prevent the accidental removal of the asbestos containing tiles. Read More

Labour commits to sprinklers in all new schools

The Labour Party has promised to ensure all new schools will be fitted with sprinklers, as part of a £14 billion package of safety improvements. Read More

One in four Fife schools do not have smoke detectors fitted

A Green Party MSP has warned one in four schools in Fife do not have smoke detectors fitted. Read More

Survey shows lack of mental health training among Scottish teachers

Two thirds of teachers in Scotland do not feel they have had enough mental health training, a new report has revealed. Read More

Best of SHP 2017: Back to school…but how safe are teachers and children?

SHP asks: just how safe are the UK's learning environments for staff and children? Read More

Schools to compete to be the face of Gate Safety Week

Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high profile drive to reduce the risks posed by unsafe automated gates. And Read More

Councils settle £10m in school asbestos claims in past decade

Councils in England have paid out at least £10m in compensation to people who developed illnesses because of asbestos in Read More

Children taught with tablet safety lessons

  Children in Blackpool have been taking school lessons with a difference. The lessons involved the Council providing specific classes Read More



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