According to figures from the Department for Education (DfE), the school population in England has increased by 121,000 since last year.

Ofsted chief inspector Michael Wilshaw has cautioned that too many children and young people in care in England are not getting the service they deserve, with 75 per cent of children’s services rated as inadequate or requires improvement.

Christine Quinn, CEO and executive principal of Ninestiles Academy Trust, has been appointed as regional schools commissioner for the West Midlands.

There is no compelling evidence to suggest that academy status improves pupil performance, a new report argues.

The NUT has written to the Nicky Morgan outlining the reasons for their strike on 5 July.

Ofsted has highlighted to its inspectors to be aware of schools that are trying to boost their league table scores by crossing over content.

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced that one third of the £6 million funding pot targeted at building character in school pupils, will be used to support military-style projects.

Pat Glass has been appointed as the new shadow education secretary, following Lucy Powell’s resignation.

The Sottish government has been accused of treating schoolchildren ‘like guinea pigs’ as it pushed forward with plans to bring in national testing in P1, P4, P7 and S3 (Years 1, 4, 7 and 9).

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has backed its members calls for a strike action over pay, working conditions and school funds.

The government is to set to begin collecting data on how many children from immigrant families are being taught in England’s schools.

Ofsted boss Michael Wilshaw has warned that the English education system is still failing disadvantaged pupils.

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