The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has backed its members calls for a strike action over pay, working conditions and school funds.

Carmel O’Hagan, the former head of languages at CILT The National Centre for Languages, has criticised Chancellor George Osborne’s £10 million investment in expanding the teaching of Mandarin, claiming it could have been better invested in language assistants.

A growing number of schools are using pupil premium funding for disadvantaged pupils to offset budget cuts, according to polling published by the Sutton Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation.

Former ‘Superhead’ of Hackney schools federation and Department for Education (DfE) advisor Greg Wallace has been banned from teaching over an IT c

The government has announced £6 million worth of funding to support character development in schools.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called on the government to address educational disadvantage in the North, claiming this should be at the heart of efforts to create a Northern Powerhouse.

Kent Primary Chiddingstone school has extended its school day and shortened term times in a bid to help parents plan cheaper, off-peak holidays.

A study published in the Journal of Education and Work has found that pupils who are given a good careers education are more likely to make advantageous career choices.

Durham County Council has approved plans to terminate the 2,700 teaching assistant contracts and employ the teaching staff on new agreements with different terms and conditions.

New research published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has recommended that £500 million of NHS funding should be earmarked to provide mental health professionals for every school in England.

Five schools have been named the winners of the Pupil Premium Awards for their work to improve the life chances of disadvantaged pupils.

Tottenham Hotspur football club is reportedly looking to open an academy in London with a leading independent school.

Oldham College has relinquished control of Waterhead Academy and Stoneleigh Academy, following claims that it was no longer ‘feasible’ to sponsor them.

According to research conducted by the FCSA, a trade association for professional employment services, changes to tax relief rules mean thousands of supply teachers could lose out on over £200 per month.

Mental health charity the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust will fund £175,545 to provide one-to-one training for over 1,000 members members of school staff across southern and western England.

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