A selection of primary schools in Perth and Kinross in Scotland are set to lose specialist teachers following changes to the education system.

According to research released by the Sutton Trust, 47 per cent of the public believe that comprehensive schools are the best for social mobility.

The Welsh government is investing an extra £4.2 million to support the teaching and learning of Welsh and subjects through the medium of Welsh.

According to a poll conducted by the Department for Education (DfE), three-quarters of parents and carers have not heard of Progress 8, Tes has reported.

Cars parked

Renting out school parking spaces in the holidays would raise funds and help motorists, says Yourparkingspace.co.uk

Teacher teaching

The government has accepted a recommendation from the School Teachers Review Body (STRB) that pay rises for most teachers will rise by one per cent for 2017/18.

More than a third of physics teachers do not hold a degree in the subject, The Independent has reported.

The OCR exam board has removed its film-studies GCSE not long before pupils were to begin studying the course, Tes has reported.

Over a third of businesses do not know that the new numerical grading system for GCSEs in English and maths is being implemented next month.

According to research published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), encouraging pupils to argue and debate in class can help boost their results in English, maths and science.

Racial discrimination in the education system is “blighting” the lives and careers of Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BME) teachers, according to the NASUWT union.

Stephen Drew from Educating Essex

The awards recognised the sterling work of schools across all sectors and were presented by Stephen Drew of reality TV show Educating Essex fame

Education secretary Justine Greening has set out her mission to spark the skills revolution needed to help Britain make a success of leaving the European Union.

UCL research reveals high level of SEN teaching carried out by teaching assistants

Research from the UCL Institute of Education shows that as they approach their GCSEs, a “significant proportion” of teaching for pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) is done by teaching assistants.

Techincal Education set for £65m boost

Education Secretary Justine Greening expected to say: “A skills revolution for Brexit Britain is the real strategy on migration”.

Racist and gender base bullying on the rise in Scottish schools

MSPs urge the Scottish Government to do more to tackle the growing problem in its anti-bullying strategy

The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has announced its involvement as delivery partners in the EDUCAtional Technology Exchange (EDUCATE) project.

The Educational Policy Institute (EPI) claims that an additional £1.3 billion is needed to compensate for inflation pressures faced by schools.

According to a poll by Mumsnet, more than one in ten parents will spend £25 or more on gifts for teachers at the end of the year.

Conservative plans to scrap free lunches for infant school children in England have been dropped.

Almost 40 per cent of primary school pupils in England have not met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths.

Schools minister Nick Gibb has been given an expanded role at the Department for Education (DfE).

Council’s decision to fine parents for pupil lateness backed by government

According to Russell Hobby, general secretary of the school leaders’ union NAHT, “the methods to hold schools to account aren’t as fair as they should be”.

A study from psychologists at the University of Sussex suggests that more than one illustration per double-page distracts children and hinders learning.

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