12 July 2019
On 10 July teaching staff at The Castle School academy in Gloucestershire went on strike in protest at excessive workload. Action is set to continue into next term.
8 July 2019
New figures from the Department for Education show that class sizes in England’s secondary schools have risen by the equivalent of one extra pupil per class in just two years.
10 April 2019
Wolverhampton College staff have been taking to the picket lines across three college sites in a fight for a more money.
10 March 2019
Government is reducing the amount it pays out to local authorities. Services are cut or the shortfall is made up by increases for council tax payers, further damaging public services that people rely on.
26 November 2018
Greenwich teachers have effectively made their part of London a no-go area for the further academisation of its schools, led by the National Education Union at The John Roan School.
27 September 2018
Head teachers are to march on Downing Street on Friday 28 September in an unprecedented bid to get improved and sufficient school funding.
12 September 2018
England's schools are facing a severe shortage of teachers, says a new report from the Education Policy Institute.
8 August 2018
A school which cost £18.6 million to rebuild six years ago needs to spend £5 million on repairs – including fixing some 300 holes in its roof.
15 January 2018
Sickness among teachers is adding to the pressure created by staff shortages – leading to a teachers leaving the profession and creating even more strain.
15 January 2018
The government is doing little to curb religious segregation and the influence of faith schools. The new education secretary is a supporter of religious segregation. The chief inspector of schools says more powers are needed to tackle illegal faith schools.
15 September 2017
Wakefield City Academies Trust announced in early September that is pulling out of the 21 schools it runs. And in Bradford, a pathfinder acedemy is in special measures within three years of being rated outstanding.
20 August 2017
Janitors in Glasgow’s primary, nursery and additional support schools have won a pay rise – and the principle of one janitor, one school.
12 April 2016
Government ministers have abandoned controversial plans to judge primary schools based on new tests for four-year-olds.
8 February 2016
The National Union of Teachers has launched a funding campaign for the sixth-form sector, and is balloting members for a one-day strike to coincide with a national demonstration in March.
12 January 2016
The Midland Academies Trust has announced the closure of two of its “studio” schools, in Nuneaton and Hinckley, because of a failure to attract students.