22 MAY 2017
A Conservative manifesto pledge to scrap 'universal' free school lunches could see as many as 900,000 children from low-income families lose their entitlement to claim the midday meal, a leading think tank has warned.
11 MAY 2017
The recent National Association of Head Teachers conference has sparked debate between headteachers, with some saying that government ministers are not listening to them.
24 APR 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that children are being “crammed in classrooms like sardines” and pledged to keep class sizes down if he wins the general election, in the latest of a series of high-profile interventions on education issues.
31 MAR 2017
Controversial national curriculum tests taken by six and seven-year-olds in England are to be scrapped under radical new government proposals. Justine Greening, the education secretary, first announced she would seek views on changes to primary testing last year.
22 MAR 2017
A school teacher working in an indigenous community in the remote Canadian Arctic has been awarded a US $1million (£803,000) global teaching prize for her work helping to reduce teenage suicide rates.