Pupil inequality heightened by parent donation disparity

Pupils in the poorest regions of the country are being left behind because parents cannot afford to fill funding gaps with donations.

Labour promises public service worker pay rise

Labour’s election manifesto outlines plans for teachers to benefit from a pay rise in April 2020 under a Labour government.

Lib Dems pledge 20,000 more teachers

The Lib Dems have promised to recruit 20,000 more teachers and spend an extra £10 billion on schools each year.

Former staff criticise management after Wakefield City Academies Trust collapse

Former office manager Kirstie Whipp claims a tender process was "orchestrated"

Labour private school plans 'a worry proposition' says ISA

Independent Schools Association Vice chair: “For me it seems quite incredulous that in 2019 I’m discussing whether my private land will be seized and then redistributed.”

£30,000 starting salaries proposed for teachers

Gavin Williamson has announced plans for the biggest reform to teacher pay in a generation, which could see salaries for new teachers rise to £30,000.

Johnson boosts schools with £14 billion package

The government will invest over £14 billion in primary and secondary education between now and 2022/23.

Javid pledges spending review cash for schools

Sajid Javid has confirmed that the early Spending Round will be delivered on 4 September, pledging increased spending on schools.

Government expected to address funding shortages

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to address growing concerns about school funding shortages soon.

£50m to transform EdTech within all Welsh state schools

Local authorities in Wales are set to receive £50 million to upgrade EdTech equipment within schools.

Teachers to benefit from £2bn public sector pay rise

The Treasury is set to reveal the biggest public sector pay rise in six years.

10-year plan needed to fix school funding system

The government must fix the broken education funding system and bring forward a strategic ten-year education funding plan.

Local authority schools to be more transparent

The DfE has invited views from across the education system on applying some of the financial measures used in academies to local authority run schools.

Weak internal accountability at academy trust level

Ofsted has published a report into the influence of multi-academy trusts on day-to-day practice in their schools.

Better financial reporting for academy trusts

A new academies chart of accounts has been launched as the first step to automated financial reporting.


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