70,000 pupils in London will be offered free tickets to Shakespeare's

2 August 2013

This week Ofsted revealed that three-quarters of free schools are rated as 'good or outstanding'.

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70,000 pupils in London offered free tickets to Shakespeare's Globe

Teenagers from every secondary school in London will be offered free tickets to watch a live Shakespeare play as part of a pioneering scheme announced this week by Deutsche Bank. Read more

Barbican young programmers

An opportunity for young people aged 14-24 to learn how to programme and review films; putting their skills into practice during Barbican film festivals and monthly events. Read more

Getting young people fluent in digital

Fluency, a London–based social enterprise is combining online and classroom learning to tackle youth unemployment. Their aim is that some of the 1.4 million NEET young people in the UK achieve sustainable employment. Read more

'Young people should become entrepreneurs'

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has urged young people tobecome entrepreneurs and take advantage of government start-up loans. Read more

Urban: Celebrating Street Culture

This weekend the Southbank Centre is inviting skaters, BMXrs, DJs break dancers and poets to perform in the urban spaces around their site. Read more

Creative careers event

Creative Choices, the annual series of careers events run by Creative & Cultural Skills, is aiming to reach more young people than ever before this year. Read more

Three-quarters of free schools 'good or outstanding'

Inspections of England's first 24 free schools show they are performing in line with other state schools, with 75% rated good or outstanding by Ofsted. Read more

Keeping the kids reading during the school holidays

As summer is a great opportunity for many children to dip into reading, Rachel Mainwaring finds out what books parents are enjoying with their kids. Read more

Drop in number of students accepting university places

The number of students accepting places on undergraduate courses has fallen for the first time in more than five years, following the introduction of higher tuition fees. Read more