Reports have confirmed David Cameron's plans to open 49 new free schools across the country as part of a plan which would see 500 new schools open in the next five years.

Following the BBC's coverage of asbestos exposure in schools, the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) claims that the findings should come as no surprise- especially those working in the industry.

During a visit to the South East, Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced support for the expansion of grammar schools.

It has been announced that a extra £2 billion will made available for schools across the UK to improve buildings and design.

A report by the Prime Minister's Enterprise Advisor Lord Young outlines a set of new reforms that will give smaller companies more opportunities to win government contracts.

Plans have been made to convert around 3,500 ‘coasting’ schools to academy status if their Ofsted ratings do not improve.

The annual Resources in English Maintained Schools survey of 900 English maintained schools (597 primary and 303 secondary) reveals that actual budgets and budget forecasts continue to show an increase in almost all areas of expenditure.

Headteachers have been given new standards to promote professional development.

Experts from 02 and Google are to help training and providing resources to teach digital skills in primary schools across the UK.

David Cameron has declared it "absolutely vital" to the country's success that maths, science and computing are taught in the "modern way".

Councils had to spend more than £22m covering the costs of schools converting to academy status in the last two years, even though they are moving free from local authority control and are funded from Whitehall.

Launching Ofsted’s annual reports on December 10, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned that the gap in performance between primary and secondary schools in England is widening.

A new Department for Education study shows that higher rates of achievement at GCSE level are delivering benefits to the economy.

Teachers have criticised George Osborne's 2014 Autumn Statement for failing to ringfence the Department for Education's spending.

New research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) shows that a half of all UK state schools do not have sufficient access to ICT and computers.

Ofsted inspectors have warned that persistent low-level disruptive behavior in schools is affecting pupils' future prospects.

Applications are being accepted for a scholarship scheme to attract top STEM graduates to train as computing teachers in England.

The schools' regulatory body Ofsted has announced that David Hoare is to take over as its new chairman, replacing Baroness Sally Morgan.

Ordnance Survey has teamed up with Totton College and the Cathedral Innovation Centre to give under 19s in the Solent region a chance to participate in the Festival of Code, a competition taking place throughout the UK from 28 July to 3 August.

David Cameron's cabinet reshuffle has seen Michael Gove replaced as Secretary of State for Education by Nicky Morgan, MP for Loughborough.

New research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) shows that tablet adoption in schools is on the increase.

The Government is planning to make private schools subject to Ofsted-style inspections, a report in the Times Education Supplement has revealed.

In an attempt to apply evidence-based approaches to teaching, Wellington College in Berkshire has created a research hub with PhD student Carl Hendrick at its head.

The Priority School Building Programme has been given £2 billion in funding to extend the scheme over the next six years, schools minister David Laws has announced.

The Department for Education will provide £300,000 to extend the Project Ability grant for a further year, it has been announced.

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