The OCR exam board has created a new GCSE course in computer science that is designed to “boost essential 21st century computing skills”.

In a speech to health leaders in central London, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced that tackling child hood obesity would be a priority for the NHS.

Property website Rightmove has added a new feature that enables viewers to access the Ofsted results of the schools located near to where they plan to move.

The Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics has released research that suggests the banning of mobile phones at school could lead to better academic results.

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, has announced plans to intervene immediately in failing state schools, and extend the academies programme to tackle "coasting schools".

Nicky Morgan has been reappointed Education Secretary by David Cameron after last Thursday’s election victory for the Conservatives.

Speaking at the National Association of Head Teachers’ annual conference, schools minister David Laws has said that Ofsted’s inspection system make it easier for schools to gain a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ rating than schools that are in ‘challenging circumstances’.

Protesters from teaching unions and global justice NGOs lobbied against education firm Pearson, to question the company’s record on investing in ‘low cost’ private schools.

The Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) has handed over eight schools to local sponsors, as they were ‘geographically isolated’ from the trust’s other schools.

A group of teachers and leaders have today launched a 25-year manifesto for education – saying it will give 'long-term consistent vision'.

After a £38m investment in open-plan learning was completed in 2010, another £6m is now being invested to revert the classrooms at Bexhill High School back to their original design.

In its formal response to consultation on pay recommendations by the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has stated that the proposals over teachers’ pay “arbitrarily discriminate” against school leaders and will do nothing to address the recruitment crisis facing schools.