• NUT demands funding formula response before election

    Kevin Courtney, the general secretary of the National Union of Teachers, says it would be an “absolute and total disgrace” if the government does not respond to its national funding formula consultation before the election. Theresa May’s announcement that there will be a snap general election on June 8 has cast doubts on whether the government

    13.28 Apr. 18th, 2017 | News

  • Snap General Election 2017: 5 key things schools need to know

    Theresa May has called a snap election on June 8th this year,  stating it was required to “guarantee certainty and security for years ahead”. She previously said a snap general election was not something she wanted, but said this morning that division in Westminster “will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit”. So

    11.59 Apr. 18th, 2017 | News

  • Labour would 'restore' local education authorities & 'fully-fund' schools

    A Labour government will “restore the role of the local education authority”, the shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged, along with a commitment to “fully-fund” schools. Speaking at the annual conference of the National Union of Teachers, Jeremy Corbyn’s right-hand man said Labour’s proposed “National Education Service” would mean schools were “democratically planned and provided-for”.

    18.27 Apr. 14th, 2017 | News