Cabinet reshuffle

Williamson reportedly out in Boris’s ‘build back better’ reshuffle

The education secretary has already said goodbye to DfE staff, according to sources

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Johnson defends ‘heroic’ Williamson as reshuffle rumours swirl

Boris Johnson has defended Gavin Williamson for doing a “heroic job” in “difficult circumstances”, amid rumours he could be...

Freddie Whittaker
News

Two-thirds of heads warn schools face cuts despite ‘record’ funding

Two-thirds of primary school leaders say sharp cutbacks could be needed to balance their books in two years’ time,...

Tom Belger
Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and...

James Carr
James Carr
News

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and...

James Carr
Covid

Covid: Government ‘allowing mass infection of children’, scientists warn

Scientists have warned the government’s back to school plans are “reckless” and allow the “mass infection of children”. An...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Leading academy CEOs demand £5.8bn catch-up cash for poorer pupils

A group of leading academy trust bosses have set out proposals for a £5.8 billion Covid recovery plan, as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

School funding will remain below 2009 levels despite government’s spending boost

School spending will still be lower per pupil by 2023 than more than a decade ago under the last...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

What you need to know about plans for a new international QTS qualification

Plans for a new international qualified teacher status qualification will be developed by an expert working group and trialled...

James Carr
James Carr