Prime Minister David Cameron has disputed claims that the government’s academisation plans for England will mean the removal of parent governors from school governing bodies.

MPs are set to debate the government’s plans to convert every school across England into an academy.

Ministers are set to abandon controversial plans to judge primary schools according to new baseline tests for four-year-olds after a government-commissioned report found the move to be ‘inappropriate and unfair’.

The House of Lords social mobility committee has published a report claiming that scrapping the national curriculum for pupils over 14 and taking careers advice away from schools could help young people make better choices about their future.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has warned that pupils who rely on free school meals are left hungry over the holidays and has called for better holiday schemes which include meals.

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.