27 SEP 2016
In the midst of potential grammar school development plans across the UK, private tuition has become a big talking point surrounding this topic. Private tuition has been much criticised in recent times, with many suggesting that families with higher incomes are using private tutors to give their children an advantageous position when preparing for exams.
21 JUL 2016
Justine Greening has been appointed as education secretary in Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle. Ms Greening replaces Nicky Morgan, who has served in the role for the previous two years. She was tipped to be a likely candidate for Education Secretary after the new Prime Minister said she was keen to assign more women to top cabinet positions.
01 JUL 2016
The number of teachers with no relevant post A-level on specialist subjects like maths, physics and chemistry, is on the rise, new figures showed. Figures published by the Department for Education (DfE) showed almost one in four physics teachers had no relevant post A-level qualification in the subject they teach.