MPs have rejected the appointment of Amanda Spielman as the new Ofsted Chief Inspector, citing ‘significant concerns’ about her suitability for the post.

If current recruitment and retention trends continue, teachers' pay will need to increase ‘significantly more than one per cent’ to ensure an adequate supply of good teachers, according to the School Teachers' Review Body.

Pupils at six Bridgend county primary schools have improved their behaviour and learnt how to be nicer to each other thanks to programme delivered by children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Twenty four families, compared to six last year, have lost their school places after giving false information to get their children into the best schools.

Fifty three per cent of 11-year-olds made the grade in reading, writing and mathematics in this year’s primary school SATs, meaning 47 per cent of pupils are considered not to have made the grade in the three Rs.

The Commons Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy has called for Ofsted to issue schools which offer substandard careers advice with a lower ranking.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has cautioned that SATS results, due to be published today (5 July), should not be compared with previous years.

A number of schools in England have been closed or disrupted as a result of the one-day strike staged by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) over school funding.

There have been renewed calls for the removal of asbestos from all school and college buildings.

Two highly regarded British Playwrights have joined calls to save drama in schools and keep it on the curriculum.

Teachers in Jersey could face a salary cuts of up to £8,000 as part of new cost cutting measures.

The Department for Education Character Awards winners for 2016 have been announced by Edward Timpson, Children and Families Minister.

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