05 JUN 2018
Primary school teachers lose more than a million hours of lesson time each year toilet-training children and teaching them basic hygiene, according to new research.
04 MAY 2018
Teachers are to be offered up to a year’s paid sabbatical, in a bid to improve retention rates in the profession. In an address to more than 350 school leaders in Liverpool, education secretary Damian Hinds will announce the £5m scheme.
19 APR 2018
A grammar school has abolished the positions of head boy and girl in favour of gender-neutral roles in order to appoint the "best people for the job". Pupils at Guernsey Grammar School will no longer be shortlisted based on their gender but instead purely on merit.
02 FEB 2018
Theresa May has unveiled a new China-UK education deal as she arrived in Wuhan for her first state visit to the country. The education initiative will see the extension of a “pioneering” maths teacher exchange programme, according to the British government.