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

Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted’s chief inspector, has voiced concerns about the declining secondary school performance and pupil attainment in Liverpool, Manchester and surrounding areas.

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.

The campaign group, Read On. Get On. has warned that around 26,000 children are at risk of leaving Welsh primary schools unable to read, over the next five years.

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.

The Researchers in Schools programme has seen some success in recruiting PHD graduates into the teaching profession with the promise of a four day week.

One in five women report to have experienced unwanted sexual contact ‘in or around’ school, according to a new study from children’s charity Plan UK.

The latest figures from the Department for Education (DfE) show one in seven children in the West Midlands are unable to write at the expected level after leaving primary education, ITV has said.

Following the National Association of Head Teachers’ (NAHT) concerns about the changes in primary assessment, the Department for Education (DfE) has introduced a revised deadline for Key Stage 1 and 2 deadlines in 2016.

Ofqual has called on young people to voice their opinions on marking reviews and appeals processes for GCSEs, AS and A levels.

The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme has revealed the locations in the UK where the project will be running.

It has been announced that academic and parliamentary adviser Professor Becky Francis has been enrolled as director of research at the Institution of Education (IoE).

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