The government is considering applying to the Court of Appeal to challenge a High Court ruling that the new religious studies (RS) GCSE represents a ‘breach of duty’.

The use of technology in schools helps to build ‘character skills’, according to new research from Techknowledge for Schools.

Education experts at Manchester University have found that the bedroom tax policy and other tax to benefits is having an adverse affect on pupils in the classroom.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that failing academies could face rapid intervention from other academy chains.

Head teachers have warned that the teacher shortage will be exacerbated by the government’s proposal to limit teachers’ pay rises to one per cent.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced a partnership with NHS England to trial a named single point of contact in 255 schools to promote ‘better joined-up working’ between schools and health services.

According to research conducted by TES, school debt is on course to more than double within the next two years.

Councils planning to save money by cutting the length of the primary school week are to be banned from enforcing the cuts.

The Department for Education has released official figures showing 485 teachers are earning a salary of £65,000 or more, after an investigation was launched into complaints claiming a teacher recruitment advertisement was misleading.

Ofsted’s annual report on education standards has found around a third of secondary schools in the North and Midlands are not up to standards.

Ofsted chair Sir Michael Wilshaw has called for financial incentives to tackle teacher shortages.

A consultation into whether Year 11 pupils should take the National Reference Tests (NRTs) has been launched by Schools Minister Nick Gibb.

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