The amount of money being spent on youth services in the Anglia region has been slashed by around £20m since 2010.Read the full story ›
The Milton Keynes based Open University has called on the government to help fund tuition fees.
The organisation is aimed at people already working who want to get a degree mainly through distance learning. But because of the rising cost of studying part-time the numbers of students across England has more than halved.
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Reading is a core skill that we all use everyday, but there's a big gap in achievement between boys and girls, especially in Essex.
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Thousands of boys in the county in Key Stages one to three, when children are aged 5 to 14, are now set to benefit from a half a million pound fund that aims to reverse this trend.
At Lyons Hall Primary school in Braintree they're aiming to buck the trend by introducing so-called Project X books with stories that are specifically written to engage boys.
Some of the reasons are culturally that the boys are expected to do more sport based activities than girls and by the time they even come to school you can predict how their reading will be based on their language skills and attention and studies showed boys aren't as well equipped as girls.
A single-sex college at the University of Cambridge has changed its policy to allow applications from transgender students.Read the full story ›
Children in the East of England want to spend more time outside according to new research by the RSPB.
The organisation says 85% of under 11's who took part in their survey said they wanted to turn off the TV and explore nature more.
"We know from past research that children aren't spending the same amount of time in nature as their parents and grandparent did, and this is something we want to change. It is more important than ever that we are helping young people to experience, learn and value the natural world."
This outdoor world is the vision of two former primary school teachers who wanted to create a unique environment for early years education.Read the full story ›
Two gold medallists will receive honorary degrees in front of students during graduation ceremonies at Anglia Ruskin University next month.Read the full story ›
The University of East Anglia is urging Freshers to stay safe on campus and has put up posters warning them of sexual harassment.Read the full story ›
A new academy school that introduced strict rules has seen more than 20 children leave since the start of term parents have claimed.Read the full story ›
A primary school in Essex has come up with a new way to help tackle racism and show how closely connected we all are.Read the full story ›