Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) union at secondary schools in West Dunbartonshire have resumed strike action, amid rows regarding cuts to principal teacher posts.

The County Councils Network (CCN), which represents 37 largely Conservative local authorities, has warned that government plans to force all schools in England to convert into academies pose a ‘grave risk’ to schools.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has warned that teachers are in need of protection from parents who accuse them of brainwashing their children.

According to leaders of 80 of Northern Ireland’s (NI) largest schools, fewer teachers and larger classes are a result of rising costs.

The National Audit Office (NAO) has questioned the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) handling of the financial statements of academy trusts, sayin

In an interview with BBC Radio 5, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan agreed that critics had raised ‘important issues’ regarding academy plans.

Head teachers and school business managers have warned that funding cuts could cause special educational needs units at mainstream schools to close.

The ‘Memorandums of Understanding’ have set out guidelines for the way church run schools will work in the new academy landscape.

Two thirds of teachers in the UK claim that they are spending too much time marking which is negatively impacting their teaching time.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger has highlighted official figures which showed thousands of pupils in England started school underweight in 2015.

Research from The Sutton Trust charity has found that 100 of the most socially selective schools used up to 18 categories to decide on oversubscribed places.

The Department for Education (DfE) has claimed that the education of 350,000 children has been transformed after their previously underperforming schools were turned into sponsored academies.

Teach First has warned the most disadvantaged families are likely to lose out on places at the best primary schools in England.

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.