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Plans to extend teacher training by a year under consultation

The Department for Education (DfE) has published consultation on plans to reform teacher training and development.

Figures from the Department for Education (DfE) show that the number of maintained schools that are struggling to make ends meet is at its highest in six years.

Education secretary Kirsty Williams has welcomed the latest figures showing absenteeism from primary schools in Wales has fallen over the last decade.

Wales passes Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal Bill

The National Assembly for Wales has passed the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal Bill which aims to transform this area to better support young people.

 Greening unveils plan to boost social mobility through education

An ambitious plan to provide opportunity on every young person’s doorstep and help make Britain a country “fit for the future” has been unveiled today (Thursday 14 December) by education secretary Justine Greening.

 Pupil Development Grant considered "invaluable" by schools in Wales, says new report

An independent evaluation of the Welsh Government’s Pupil Development Grant (PDG) has found that many schools consider the funding to be ‘invaluable’, with good progress being made on identifying and addressing the needs of disadvantaged learners.

 Pupil academic success can be boosted by sports-based mentoring in schools

NHS England-supported research from Loughborough University suggests that engagement with Greenhouse Sports’ school-based sport programmes improves pupils’ core life skills and combats physical and mental health issues

130 schools fail to be rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in the last decade

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman’s first annual report shows that around 130 schools have not been rated ‘good’ at any point over the last 10 years.

England has large performance gap in primary maths

Analysis published by the Education Policy Institute and UCL Institute of Education shows that 90,000 more primary pupils need to achieve the expected maths standard at the end of primary for England to be considered “world class.

Scottish teacher numbers increase

The numbers of teachers in Scotland has increased by 506 following the government’s investment in schools through the Attainment Scotland Fund, statistics show.

Plans for additional learning needs system in Wales

Education secretary, Kirsty Williams has published a report summarising the responses to a consultation on options for implementing the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill.

 NAHT warns teachers to not come into work following travel safety concerns

Hundreds of schools are expected to remain closed today, 12 December as the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) warns staff not to come into work if it is unsafe to travel.

Government urged to tackle sexual harassment in schools

New research from the National Education Union and UK Feminista shows that the sexual harassment of girls in schools is widespread, with over a third of girls at mixed-sex schools saying they have been sexually harassed.

Amanda Spielman, Ofsted

A survey of civil servants working for Ofsted shows that 70 per cent are confident in the watchdog’s “clear vision” for the future, which is up 13 percentage points from last year.

Barclays, TES and Microsoft are amongst the organisations that have pledged to create flexible working opportunities in the teaching profession