Spending on supply teachers has risen by £300 million over the last two years to reach a record £1.3 billion, according to analysis by the Labour party.

Anyone found running an unregistered school in England is to face prosecution, with a possible prison sentence, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

The majority of teachers are facing confusion over the pay policy, while many are still waiting to learn whether their salaries will increase this year as schools struggle with budget cuts.

Schools could be given authority to request copies of marked GCSE exam papers that they consider to have been marked incorrectly, Ofqual has announced.

Exam regulator Ofqual has found that more than 90,000 GCSE and A-level results were changed after being challenged this summer.

The number of primary schools classed as underperforming has fallen by 92, according to data released by the Department for Education (DfE).

Schools Minister Nick Gibb has told MPs that teaching doesn’t have a ‘morale problem’ and that there is ‘no evidence’ that it is profession in crisis.

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a new campaign that is aimed at discouraging young people in the UK from becoming involved in cyber crime.

Using ebooks makes boys keener to read and can significantly increase their reading progress, according to new research from the National Literacy Trust (NLT).

79 per cent of schools leaders who have advertised vacancies are facing recruitment problems, according to new research from the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT).

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.

Parents in the UK are unhappy with local play facilities for children and think more funding should be allocated, according to research from the Association of Play Industries (API).

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has paid performance bonuses of £510,000 to its staff, prompting school leaders to express concerns against tight budgets.

Less than 50 per cent of teachers believe the government’s pupil premium policy has had a positive impact on the disadvantaged pupils it was designed to help, a YouGov poll has found.