Education Select Committee chair calls for investigation into exams results delay

Exam board Pearson is to be questioned by MPs about why many students are still missing grades.

Baroness Bull appointed to chair Cultural Education Plan advisory panel

Full panel will include school and cultural sector leaders and is set to be announced in the Autumn

Unions call for funding increase to address energy price hike

NAHT and NEU call for grants to pay for the increase in energy bills.

EIS warns of school closures when support staff strike

Andrea Bradley: "The staff who will be taking industrial action play a vital role in ensuring the health and safety of pupils and staff, so it is difficult to see how schools can open safely during this time"

GCSE results day: Lower grades expected due to Covid

A similar pattern to last weeks A-level results is expected due to the turbulent circumstances of the pandemic.

Geoff Barton notes a 'worrying' decline in Creative Arts subjects

The General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders Geoff Barton has voiced concerns regarding the decline in creative arts subj

ESFA publishes updates to Academies Handbook

Also known as the 'Academies financial handbook', the Iatest version of the document contains new information about financial reporting, confirming the withdrawal of the budget forecast return outturn (BFRO).

AQA staff on strike as GCSE results come in

It marks the fourth round of action in a dispute over pay and fire-and-rehire threats to staff

GCSE fail grades predicted to rise

Professor Alan Smithers of the Centre for Education and Employment Research has predicted that more pupils will fail their GCSEs this year.

Ofqual to review results delay

Exams regulator to review why some students have been left waiting for their results

New law to keep uniform costs down comes into force from September

State schools will be made to remove unnecessary branded items from uniforms, allowing parents and guardian to shop around or hand clothes down more easily.

Tony Blair Institute report recommends replacing GCSEs

TBI report calls for radical change and suggests that a new qualification for 18-year-olds could "refine the principles that underpin the International Baccalaureate"


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