Region Name
Monday 24th, September 2008
Girls set upon victim like ‘wild animals’

A girl aged 15 told yesterday how she thought that she would die during a beating from two fellow schoolgirls who fell on her like “wild animals”.
Crammed classrooms make a mockery of SNP targets

Tens of thousands of Scottish primary school children are being taught in overcrowded classes, many of which are at least 50% bigger than the official Government target.
Northern Ireland
Scheme to put pay to educational segregation

Educational segregation could lessen under a new 3.7 million collaboration scheme involving schools across Northern Ireland.
Republic of Ireland
Children's freedom curbed by abuse focus

A heightened public focus on the threats of sexual violence and pornography to children, while understandable, has contributed to an erosion of children's freedom and a growing sense of insecurity for parents, according to the findings of a forthcoming book.