According to a review carried out by the Scottish government, new qualifications in the country have resulted in a significant amount of pressure on teachers and pupils.

New research published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has recommended that £500 million of NHS funding should be earmarked to provide mental health professionals for every school in England.

Schools are on the front line when it comes to dealing with mental health problems and need more support to tackle the issue, according to the Anna Freud Centre.

According to ChildLine’s Welsh branch, the number of crisis calls from teenagers has risen as GCSE and A-Level exams are nearing.

The Society of Authors has issued a statement to the government warning that the current testing regime is undermining children’s ‘pleasure in writing’ and their powers of ‘creativity and self-expression’.

A grammar, punctuation and spelling test which was set to be taken by 600,000 children in Year 6, has been accidentally published online.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said the decision as to whether a council should be deemed as underperforming or no longer financially able to support schools will be set out in a consultation and put to a vote of MPs.

Primary teachers have raised concerns after school children were left upset after taking ‘one of hardest’ tests yet to be seen in the Key Stage 2 qualification.

The government’s plans to compel all schools in England to become academies are being abandoned, in a government climbdown.

Schools Minister Nick Gibb has said that tougher tests for primary school children are needed to encourage pupils to utilise a ‘beautiful command of English’.

According to research conducted by the FCSA, a trade association for professional employment services, changes to tax relief rules mean thousands of supply teachers could lose out on over £200 per month.

Natasha Devon, the government’s mental health champion for UK schools, has been axed by the Department for Education (DfE).

According to research by education data firm SchoolDash, schools which convert to academies have shown mixed results, in regard to performance.

Ofsted chief Michael Wilshaw has voiced support of the government’s plans to impose tougher primary tests, after a campaign was held opposing the move.

Members of the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) has announced that teachers are due to step up industrial action against reforms to the Curriculum for Excellence, by boycotting any work associated with the changes.