16 APR 2021
The Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell MBE has called on Downing Street to put primary school libraries at the centre of the government’s response to the pandemic by ring-fencing £100m a year in spending to preserve under-threat facilities.
15 APR 2020
Downing Street is under increasing pressure to re-open schools before May half term following a shattering forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility which indicates that the UK economy will shrink by 35% as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
10 SEP 2019
Starting salaries for teachers could rise by up to £6,000 under government plans to reform pay. The proposal would mean that a new teacher would earn a minimum of £30,000 from 2022/23, a significant increase from the current minimum in England and Wales (excluding London), which is £23,720.
07 MAY 2019
Schools should be accountable for the exam results of pupils they have permanently excluded by including them in their league table rankings, a major new Government report will say.