02 MAR 2017
Sex and relationships education (RSE) is to be made compulsory in all schools in England, the government has announced. The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, says that all children from the age of four will be taught about safe and healthy relationships and children in secondary schools will be given age-appropriate lessons about sex.
20 FEB 2017
A new exercise regime which allows teachers and parents to monitor pupils’ activities throughout the school day is being rolled out across the country in a bid to eradicate childhood obesity.
31 JAN 2017
More than £380 million of a £500 million pot for building capacity in the academies system has been taken back by the treasury at a time when head teachers are protesting about a cash crisis.
10 JAN 2017
Every secondary school in Britain will be offered training on how to identify and help children who are suffering mental health issues amid rising concerns about cyber-bullying, Theresa May has announced.
06 DEC 2016
The National Teaching Service was first introduced in 2015 by then Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan MP. Her goal was to recruit 1,500 elite teachers and leaders to work in struggling schools across England to ensure that all children have access to high levels of education, regardless of where they live.