Chancellor George Osborne’s assurance that the education budget would be protected was confirmed in the Spending Review, while he announced schools funding would increase by £10 billion.

Ofsted has released findings of its inspections into 22 independent schools, formerly inspected by the discredited Bridge Schools Inspectorate (BSI), revealing four in five were rated as inadequate or in need of improvement.

A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) suggests that teachers’ pay has declined in real terms since 2008.

Teachers should be trained to identify the signs of sexual abuse, according to a new report from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner.

Ofsted officials have admitted schools with higher-ability intakes find it easier to gain ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ ranks, TES has reported.

Plans to rectify funding differences in spending across England are expected to be outlined in the upcoming Spending Review.

Teaching union, the Association of Teacher and Lecturers (ATL) has launched a campaign, ‘It’s About Time’, to raise awareness about the impact of workload on education staff, including the proposal of increased administration staff.

Over half of schools leaders have said they are looking to cut staffing costs over the next year, a survey published by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) suggests.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has raised concerns about future funding for schools in England ahead of next weeks Spending Review.

Almost a fifth (18 per cent) of secondary teacher training places for September 2015 were left vacant, government statistics have revealed.

The National Association of School Business Management (NASBM) has launched of Professional Standards for school business management practitioners, providing a national blueprint describing core responsibilities, technical specialist disciplines, leadership and management behaviours and ethical expectations.

Schools Minister Nick Gibb announced at the Publishers’ Association Conference that all pupils should have access to literary classics such as Great Expectations and Jane Eyre.