The National Union of Teachers’ (NUT) has accused the government of 'turning schools at all levels into exam factories’.

Secondary teachers in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland have begun a a two-day strike amid a dispute over cuts to senior posts.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has warned that more teachers are expected to opt out of the teachers’ pension scheme after changes to pension programmes were announced in the Budget.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has told teachers that will be ‘no reverse gear’ on new proposals to force every school in England to convert into an academy by 2020.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has spoken out against the government’s Prevent strategy to combat extremism, claiming it shuts down open debate in the classroom.

The NASUWT teaching union has warned that supply teachers are facing ’a raft of exploitative employment practices’ and are being denied entitlements on pay, pensions and working conditions.

Andrew Cook, Ofsted’s regional director has said education bosses in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire are failing their most disadvantaged pupils.

New regulations from the government’s alternative provision (AP) reforms directs that schools will be held accountable for the achievement of pupils they exclude until the child has been accepted at another mainstream school.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has organised protest rallies in London, Birmingham, Newcastle and other cities to campaign against the government’s plan to force all schools in England to become academies.

Ofqual has declared that students taking legacy AS and A levels will have the opportunity to resit them if they want to improve on their results.

The Labour Party has committed to making Personal Social Health and Economic education (PSHE) compulsory in all state schools, warning that young people are facing a ’ticking time bomb’ of issues.

Seven in 10 teachers believe that the current recruitment crisis in the teaching profession is having a negative impact on pupils, according to a new survey from The Guardian.

The plans outline that every school will be in the process of being converted into an academy by 2020, with no schools remaining under local authority control by 2022.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has approved the appointment of Shan Scott as the new Chief Schools Ajudicator.

Ofsted has published a report which found that a number of young people with learning difficulties are unable to reach their potential due to a lack of support and are often poorly prepared for adult life.

During a speech at the Mayor of London’s Summit on School Music, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has declared that a good music education should be at the heart of every school in England and that quality should not be affected by the uptake of EBacc GCSE subject

Huw Lewis, the Welsh Education Minister, has announced new guidelines which aim to transform teacher training courses in Wales, including a new two-year postgraduate course and greater subject specialism for primary school teachers.

New analysis conducted by the Good Teacher Training Guide 2015 has found that more men are training to be primary schools teachers, although fewer are entering secondary schools.

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published a report urging the government to do more to deliver apprenticeships for young people, with enrolments for under-25s flatlining.

Former Education Secretary David Blunkett has questioned the government’s plan to convert every school into an academy by 2020, warning that it is ‘doomed to fail’.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference have warned that pupils could be harmed by Ofqual’s proposals to make it harder for schools to successfully challenge GCSE and A-level grades.

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will be replaced by a ‘stronger, more challenging accreditation’, according to a new Department for Education (DfE) white paper.

A new fairer funding formula for schools is set to come into effect by 2019, with the aim of creating a fairer and more transparent system.

Further details of the government’s plans to convert all primary and secondary school in England into academies have been outlined in the ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’ white paper.

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced plans to launch an ‘Excellence in Leadership Fund’, which will encourage multi-academy trusts and other providers to develop ‘innovative ways of boosting leadership’.

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