The government has declared that sixth-form teachers’ plans to strike are ‘unlawful’ and is set to look to the High Court to put a stop to the plans.

The large salaries enjoyed by chief executives at some of England’s academy chains is not justified by the performance of the schools they run, Sir Michael Wilshaw has said.

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has launched an investigation into ways to improve outcomes for young people through better careers education.

According to David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, the government’s anti-extremism Prevent strategy is inhibiting free speech in schools and encouraging teachers to avoid ‘toxic’ issues of extremism.

Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) Further Education Lecturers’ Association have announced more details concerning a planned series of strikes.

Sir Michael Wilshaw, chief inspector of Ofsted, has claimed that poor leadership in schools is putting off Teach First graduates from continuing in the profession.

According to figures published by the Department for Education (DfE), the proportion of young people in education and training across England has risen.

The Get Into Teaching campaign advertisement, which prompted a number of complaints from education bosses who claimed the advert exaggerated teachers’ pay, has been excused by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Schools Minister Nick Gibb gave a speech at the Best in Class Summit, taking place at Sutton Trust, outlining the government’s reforms to transform life chances through education and make schools the ‘engines of social mobility

A proposal has been submitted to open a new free school for children with autism, due to become operational in Barnet in September 2018, if approved by the Department for Education (DfE).

According to data from exams watchdog Ofqual, just 66 of 156 specifications have been accredited, leaving 58 per cent of exam papers still in draft form.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has heard evidence from a number of educational authorities about concerns regarding the value for money of the the government’s teacher recruitment methods.