Labour

Labour makes 6,500 extra teachers pledge one of its ‘steps for change’…

... but Sir Keir Starmer fails to provide any more details about how they'll do it

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Labour and skills

Seema Malhotra, Labour’s shadow skills minister

If Labour wins power, it will unleash a “skills revolution” by revamping school curriculums and building more bridges between...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Politics

Phillipson invokes zeal of Gove reforms in Labour schools vision

Former minister brought 'energy and drive and determination' that is required again, says shadow education secretary

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
RAAC

Revealed: The RAAC school rebuilds the Tories scrapped

At least 11 schools that had 'waste of money' rebuilds scrapped by Michael Gove have now closed because they...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Consider axing EBacc and pupil SATs grades, says IPPR report

5 key proposals from think tank known to be influential in shaping Labour policy

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Private schools

Labour’s private school VAT raid sums may be £600m out, says think tank

EDSK says calculations are 'flawed', but Labour defends costings of plan to remove charitable status

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
ASCL Conference, Ofsted

Labour proposes ‘report card’ to replace Ofsted grades

Bridget Phillipson says schools deserve better 'than a system that is high stakes for staff, but low information for...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Politics

What will schools policy look like under a Labour government?

Opposition takes soundings from unexpected partners as it prepares for next year's anticipated election

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Starmer pledges ‘education system reform’, but few details yet

Labour leader promises long-term missions would end 'sticking-plaster politics', but union says more cash needed too

Tom Belger
Tom Belger