Achievement of 15year-olds in England: PISA 2018 results Research report

England’s PISA 2018 results, with an international comparison of reading, maths and science performance of 15-year-old pupils. Achievement of 15year-olds in England: PISA 2018 results Research report...

Mental health: young people in crisis waiting hours for A&E help

Thousands of young people undergoing a mental health crisis, including those who are potentially suicidal, are having to wait more than four hours for A&E care, NHS figures show. Almost a fifth of the...

UK plummets from 11th to 156th in global children’s rights rankings

The UK has been accused of employing “inadequate” provision for children’s rights protection after it fell dramatically in global rankings for child rights within a year, from 11th to 156th. Serious concerns...

UK’s six richest people control as much wealth as poorest 13m – study

The UK’s six richest people control as much wealth as the poorest 13 million, according to research into the gaping inequality in British society. Six billionaires at the top of the UK wealth league have a...

At least 135,000 children in Britain to be homeless at Christmas

At least 135,000 children will be homeless and living in temporary accommodation across Britain on Christmas day – the highest number for 12 years – according to the housing charity Shelter. It estimates that...

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