The disparity between the richest 20 per cent and the poorest 20 per cent of pupils in Scotland is increasing, exam data has revealed.

64 per cent of head teachers are being forced to make significant cuts or dip into reserves to fill deficits, a survey has suggested.

New research published by the Oxford Review of Education suggests students who attended state schools are a third more likely to get a top degree at a leading university than their independently educated counterparts with similar A-level results.

A £10 million scheme has been launched to boost the teaching of literacy for 10,000 pupils in primary schools across the North East.

IT at GCSE and A-level will be scrapped as part of government reforms to qualifications.

The government has launched a new scheme that will recruit 1,500 ‘elite’ teachers and send them into under performing and failing schools to improve standards.

The government aims to have at least 90 per cent of pupils taking the full slate of Ebacc subjects at GCSE, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has confirmed that more rigorous testing will be introduced to calculate progress at key stage 2.

Due to a serious shortage of capital funding, around 700 academies have been ‘pushed’ into applying for loans in order to pay for urgent building improvements.

Planned cuts to bursaries for trainee primary teachers in England, starting next year, have sparked fears that the pay reductions could fuel the teacher recruitment crisis.

76,000 children have failed to get a place at their first choice secondary school, according to a study by the New Schools Network.

School’s in England should look to New York City and ‘build upwards’ to meet the demand for additional pupil places, according to schools minister Lord Nash.

A complaint has been lodged to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which found the advert’s claim that teachers can earn up to £65,000 ‘misleading’.

The UK’s data watchdog Dropbox has reassured schools they are not required to abandon leading internet services despite fears about the legality of continuing to use them.

The government has launched a new television advert aimed to address current teacher shortages and attract more people into teaching.

Schools in England spent £733 million on supply teacher agencies in 2014 due to teacher shortages, according to the National Union of Teachers (NUT).

London Grid for Learning (LGfL) has been accused of blocking emails to schools from broadband competitors and putting unnecessary pressure on schools to quickly renew contracts.

In a bid to tackle discrimination, Teach First will share its experience of recruiting on a ‘name blind’ basis with some of the country’s leading public and private sector organisations.

Scottish teachers are set to receive a 1.5 per cent pay rise after the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT) formally agreed a pay and conditions deal.

Ofsted’s chief inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned that inadequate development in the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar is 'slowing down' children when they get to secondary school.

The British Medical Association (BMA) claims that young pupils in England’s most deprived areas are being denied medical careers because schools are not giving them the opportunity to study separate sciences at GCSE.

Research has revealed a ’stark’ North-South divide, which is affecting disadvantaged children aged under five in the North of England, who are lagging behind their counterparts in London.

Former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo has warned that the government’s focus on ‘literacy’ risks stifling the creativity of children and limiting the next generation of writers.

Kent County Council has opened an inquiry into the lack of children from low-income backgrounds attending grammar schools.

59 per cent of teachers have considered quitting in the last six months, according to a new YouGov poll for the think tank LKMco and education company Pearson.

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