Former teacher jailed for distributing indecent images

A former primary school teacher has been jailed after being found guilty of making and distributing indecent images of children.

Published: 7th February 2018


Heads: How to support pupils disclosing abuse

The NSPCC wants to create a practical resource to support teachers when pupils disclose abuse or neglect.

Published: 6th February 2018


50,000 children missing education

Fears have been raised for the 50,000 children who were missing from education in 2016-17.

Published: 2nd February 2018

Schools are ‘not ready’ for RSE and PSHE

While the overwhelming majority of teachers agree with the government’s planned reforms for RSE and PSHE, only a quarter think their school is geared up to deliver changes.

Published: 1st February 2018

£20m Institute of Coding launched

A new £20 million Institute of Coding has been launched by the prime minister to boost future digital skills.

Published: 26th January 2018


Secondary performance tables show ‘confusion and curriculum narrowness’

The government has stated that educational standards across secondary schools in England have continued to rise.

Published: 25th January 2018


Universal school meals has increased take up

Introducing the Universal Infant Free School Meals policy has resulted in a rapid increase in school meal uptake, an evaluation of the policy has found.

Published: 24th January 2018

Technology can ease workloads in education

Technology should be used to ease workloads in the teaching profession, the new education secretary has said.

Published: 23rd January 2018

Teacher banned for completing students’ assignments

A teacher has been banned from practice after completing work for students and claiming it to be theirs.

Published: 23rd January 2018


Funding for disadvantaged areas

Government funding to raise education standards in disadvantaged areas has been unveiled by the new education secretary.

Published: 22nd January 2018

Heads and staff need pay rises

Teachers and school leaders need a significant pay increase, teachers’ unions have urged.

Published: 19th January 2018

Director of Independent School banned following safeguarding concerns

The director of an unregistered school, which Ofsted criticised and subsequently closed down for failing to meet adequate education standards and safeguard pupils, has been banned from teaching.

Published: 17th January 2018


Heads: Remove your Ofsted banners

Head-teachers are being urged to consider removing banners displaying Ofsted inspection results from outside their schools.

Published: 15th January 2018

Assistant head banned after filming up pupils skirts

An assistant head teacher has been banned from teaching after he used a mobile phone to film up the skirts of female pupils.

Published: 14th January 2018


Damian Hinds is new education secretary

The prime minister has appointed a new education secretary as part of her parliamentary reshuffle.

Published: 12th January 2018

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