Unison has pledged to campaign for an end to school workers being employed on term time contracts.

Salford schools are set to issue new drug warnings to pupils, following the hospitalisation of three 12 year-old girls who took ecstasy.

Carmel O’Hagan, the former head of languages at CILT The National Centre for Languages, has criticised Chancellor George Osborne’s £10 million investment in expanding the teaching of Mandarin, claiming it could have been better invested in language assistants.

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said that school nurses could help tackle the crisis in children’s mental health, but that staff numbers were reducing.

A new survey conducted by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) has found that nine out of 10 teachers believe the primary assessment has had a negative impact on their pupils.

A growing number of schools are using pupil premium funding for disadvantaged pupils to offset budget cuts, according to polling published by the Sutton Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation.

More than 16,000 new secondary school places will be needed within the next seven years to meet rising demand, according to analysis by the BBC.

Secondary school teachers in Scotland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action due to excessive workload.

Portsmouth and Reading Councils are among a number of local authorities which have called for the introduction of an education register to declare home schooled pupils.

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) has called on the government to provide lessons to parents on how to raise their children to ensure they remain mentally healthy.

119 academies have been removed from their sponsors and taken over by new trusts, England's schools commissioner Sir David Carter has said.

Influential think tank Centre Forum has rebranded itself as the Education Policy Institute.

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