As part of his Budget speech in the House of Commons, Chancellor George Osborne has called for all schools in England to become academies by 2022.

The planned sixth form teachers’ strike has commenced despite a legal challenge from the government claiming it to be unlawful.

According to research conducted by Prudential, many school leavers are put off of becoming apprentices as a result of misconceptions over pay.

The government has declared that sixth-form teachers’ plans to strike are ‘unlawful’ and is set to look to the High Court to put a stop to the plans.

The large salaries enjoyed by chief executives at some of England’s academy chains is not justified by the performance of the schools they run, Sir Michael Wilshaw has said.

Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) Further Education Lecturers’ Association have announced more details concerning a planned series of strikes.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has warned that increasingly high rents in London is forcing teachers out of the capital, risking the success of its schools.

The DfE has revealed plans for a new national school funding formula to amend the uneven distribution of funding across the country.

Research has shown that funding for students with special educational needs (SEN) varies depending on where the live and attend school.

According to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO), there is not enough proof that the £2.7 billion which is being invested in early years education is improving school standards.

Councillors in Scotland have warned MSPs that cuts to council funding will have a negative effect on teaching quality.

According to research conducted by the University of Loughborough, students who achieve a B in A-level maths today would only have secured an E in the 1960s.

Stoke-on-Trent has announced it will help to pay of the tuition fees of maths teachers who come to work in the city, as part of a move to radically improve maths standards in schools, the BBC has said.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced a fund of £1.5 million will be spent on building peer support networks, in order to help young people identify signs of mental ill-health in their peers.

A head teacher has criticised the ‘deplorable’ state of school buildings in Wales, warning a generation of buildings suffer from issues such as leaking roofs, poor windows and cold classrooms.

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