Politics

Labour’s policies reveal dividing lines are forming

Starmer's conference pledges lack detail, but it would be unfair to expect a fully-developed platform at this stage, writes...

Freddie Whittaker
TOM RICHMOND
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
Exams

2022 exams: Labour wants ‘standardised’ teacher grades as plan B

Labour has called for a “standardised” version of teacher-assessed grades as a plan B in case Covid forces another...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Kyle: Labour won’t ‘meddle’ with successful schools

A Labour government will not “meddle” in successful schools or launch a “revolution” in school improvement mechanisms, says the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Reveal 2022 exams plan by September at the latest, government told

Pressure is growing on the government to publish its 2022 exams plan as new analysis by Labour found year...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Green: Extended school day could be used to teach more ‘life skills’

An extended school day could be used to fit more “life skills” into the curriculum, the shadow education secretary...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Peter Kyle appointed as shadow schools minister

Peter Kyle has been appointed as the new shadow schools minister, Labour has announced. Kyle has been MP for...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Streeting: Ending child poverty must be ‘central mission’ for Labour

Coming up with a plan to end child poverty must be a “central mission” for the next Labour government,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Starmer: ‘Supporting and empowering’ teachers ‘central’ to Labour’s education vision

The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has told a union conference that “supporting and empowering” teachers to “deliver a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker