Education News Round-Up January 12th

Mental health reforms to focus on young people, says PM
Plans to “transform” attitudes to mental health, with a focus on children and young people, have been announced by Theresa May.
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Apprentice levy ‘will harm small council schools’
Plans to boost apprenticeship funding in England will hit school budgets, with small council schools unfairly affected, say town hall bosses.
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Childcare funding ‘will create 9,000 places’
Thousands of childcare places for pre-school children in England will be created under a £50m scheme, the government has announced.
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Politics and jobs ‘swell youth anxiety’ – Prince’s Trust
Political upheaval, job worries and low self-confidence have left young people anxious and daunted, suggests a UK-wide survey for The Prince’s Trust.
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