A recent study suggests that while teachers recognise the importance of PE, many don’t feel qualified to teach it themselves, which is having a negative impact on children’s experience with sport.

New recruitment rules announced by the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) will allow initial teacher training (ITT) providers to recruit as many trainees as they wish, until a national limit is met.

Yorkshire Water has attracted more than 100 female pupils from seven different schools across the region to learn about career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Youth Sport Trust has published a study which warns how young people are being overwhelmed by technology and lead unhealthy lifestyles.

The National Association for Head Teachers (NAHT) has warned that new immigration rules for non-EU workers could have a negative impact on schools.

Dr Muhammed Tahir Al Qadri, a Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar, has suggested that muslims should take counter extremism lessons to help prevent radicalisation as a part of the national curriculum in schools.

Researchers from UCL Institute of Education and the University of Cambridge, introduced an East Asian educational programme called 'Maths Mastery' and investigated how this new method improved British students maths scores.

Councils have voiced funding concerns after figures show secondary school applications have reached their highest level since 2009.

The US First Lady visited Mulberry School for Girls in East London as a part of a visit to the UK to promote her ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative, which aims to remove barriers that keep 62 million girls out of education around the world.

Data on the latest inspection results for English schools, published by Ofsted on 16 June 2015, shows that the proportion of schools rated good or outstanding is at its highest level on record.

Ofted has published new guidance entitled “The Common Inspection Framework: education, skills and early years” which includes changes that will come into effect from September 2015.

Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute John Hattie has warned that some of the UK government’s key education policies, such as performance related pay for teachers and increased academy conversion, are a “distraction” that will only have a “minimal” impact on student’s learning.

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