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Unions call for more support for teachers’ mental health

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Local unions are calling on the government to improve mental health support for teachers. Last month the Welsh Government announced a trebling in funding to support teachers' wellbeing and mental health to £1.25m. Karen Evans, Joint District Secretary for the Liverpool...
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Liverpool school pupils form all-female coding club

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The visit of a award-winning technology expert has inspired Liverpool School students to form an all-female computer coding club. Pupils from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi were visited by Lady Mariéme Jamme. She encouraged the pupils to follow careers...

Merseyside special schools prepare for major provision shake-up

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A new government proposal looks to cause a major stir in provision for special needs students with local schools already under pressure. The 'Green Paper' (a government term for an early proposal) looks to make major changes to provision as...

“The values of LJMU are to be courageous” says university’s new Chancellor

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Barrister and businesswoman Nisha Katona MBE has been installed as the new Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. Speaking during the ceremony at Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral, she told the audience how honoured and proud she is to be installed as...

Liverpool John Moores University looks forward to the installation of new Chancellor

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Acclaimed chef and LJMU alumna Nisha Katona MBE has been appointed as the sixth Chancellor of Liverpool John Moore University and will be installed to the prestigious post on Saturday. Ms Katona studied Law at LJMU from 1992 to 1995...

An uncertain future: Students’ fears over post-pandemic job opportunities

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Students are worrying about securing a job after university after the impact of Covid left many of them unable to do placements. A study from the graduate careers organisation, Prospects, of more than 3000 university and sixth form students, found...
Wirral council discusses future of SEND service

New plan to boost special needs services for Wirral children

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Plans to amend special needs support services for children in Wirral have been revealed by Wirral Council. The Children, Young People and Education Committee met on Monday to discuss a raft of measures for Wirral’s SEND (Special Educational Needs and...
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Success as LJMU students experience ‘Disaster Day’

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Domestic disturbances, road traffic accidents and building fires were just some of the scenarios LJMU Policing students experienced at 'Disaster Day' in the Emergency Service Training Centre. Second- and third-year students attended the Emergency Service Training Centre based in Birkenhead...
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LJMU appoints new Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

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LJMU has appointed Mark Power as the university's fifth Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive. The Chair of the Board of Governors, Mike Parker, led an extensive process to determine the future leadership of the university. Following a formal Board consultation and interview...
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Bootle commemorates 80 years since The Blitz in a new exhibition

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Bootle is remembering the damage of The Blitz 80 years later in an exhibition at the Strand Shopping Centre. Sefton Library Service have used original images to illustrate the comparison to what the area looks like to this day. It will...

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