Oxfordshire County Council has extended its commitment to improving air quality across the county’s school estate with the addition of six new air quality monitors.

Former education secretary and schools minister Damian Hinds has been named shadow education secretary.

Key Stage 2 SATs results published by the government show that 61 per cent met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, up from 60 per cent in 2023.

Catherine McKinnell, the Newcastle North MP, had served as shadow schools minister since last year.

The new Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson will resume and expand the flagship teacher recruitment campaign, Every Lesson Shapes a Life.

The Labour Party have won the general election, with Kier Starmer to take the role of prime minister from Rishi Sunak.

The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT) has outlined five proposals which aim to attract more people into the teaching profession.

Children in England and Wales are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. 

Reviews from the Education Endowment Foundation have set out to highlight some of the key challenges for schools in teaching secondary maths and writing. 

Teachers and support staff from five schools set up picket lines yesterday and the day before (1 and 2 July).

Teachers in Wales will be supported by the government to boost the roll out of the new curriculum.

Labour has pledged to boost careers advice and work experience in schools and colleges as part of its plans to invest in work readiness and drive opportunity for young people.

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