IT at GCSE and A-level will be scrapped as part of government reforms to qualifications.

The government has launched a new scheme that will recruit 1,500 ‘elite’ teachers and send them into under performing and failing schools to improve standards.

The government aims to have at least 90 per cent of pupils taking the full slate of Ebacc subjects at GCSE, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has confirmed that more rigorous testing will be introduced to calculate progress at key stage 2.

Due to a serious shortage of capital funding, around 700 academies have been ‘pushed’ into applying for loans in order to pay for urgent building improvements.

Planned cuts to bursaries for trainee primary teachers in England, starting next year, have sparked fears that the pay reductions could fuel the teacher recruitment crisis.

76,000 children have failed to get a place at their first choice secondary school, according to a study by the New Schools Network.

School’s in England should look to New York City and ‘build upwards’ to meet the demand for additional pupil places, according to schools minister Lord Nash.

A complaint has been lodged to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which found the advert’s claim that teachers can earn up to £65,000 ‘misleading’.

The UK’s data watchdog Dropbox has reassured schools they are not required to abandon leading internet services despite fears about the legality of continuing to use them.

The government has launched a new television advert aimed to address current teacher shortages and attract more people into teaching.

Schools in England spent £733 million on supply teacher agencies in 2014 due to teacher shortages, according to the National Union of Teachers (NUT).

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