Schools minister Nick Gibb has received a negative reception from teachers at the recent Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) conference as he tried to defend government plans to turn all schools in England into academies.

Ofqual has published its Corporate Plan, which sets out the organisation’s goals and objectives for the next three years.

Birmingham academy Perry Beeches Trust has been instructed to pay back more than £100,000 in government funding.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has warned that schools must do more to stop sexist bullying, which can affect girls’ subject choices and disrupt their confidence.

Save The Children has partnered up with psychologists to call on the government to put a qualified teacher in every pre-school, after raising concerns that poor nursery teaching was causing many children to be left behind academically.

The National Union of Teachers’ (NUT) has accused the government of 'turning schools at all levels into exam factories’.

Secondary teachers in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland have begun a a two-day strike amid a dispute over cuts to senior posts.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has told teachers that will be ‘no reverse gear’ on new proposals to force every school in England to convert into an academy by 2020.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has spoken out against the government’s Prevent strategy to combat extremism, claiming it shuts down open debate in the classroom.

The NASUWT teaching union has warned that supply teachers are facing ’a raft of exploitative employment practices’ and are being denied entitlements on pay, pensions and working conditions.

New regulations from the government’s alternative provision (AP) reforms directs that schools will be held accountable for the achievement of pupils they exclude until the child has been accepted at another mainstream school.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has organised protest rallies in London, Birmingham, Newcastle and other cities to campaign against the government’s plan to force all schools in England to become academies.

Ofqual has declared that students taking legacy AS and A levels will have the opportunity to resit them if they want to improve on their results.

The plans outline that every school will be in the process of being converted into an academy by 2020, with no schools remaining under local authority control by 2022.

Huw Lewis, the Welsh Education Minister, has announced new guidelines which aim to transform teacher training courses in Wales, including a new two-year postgraduate course and greater subject specialism for primary school teachers.

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