Covid

DfE looks to ex-teachers to fill Covid staffing gaps

Leaders also asked to 'use their own networks to encourage sign-up'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Zahawi on school nativities: the show must go on

The education secretary said 'carry on' with Christmas events after two years of disruption

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Diversity

Zahawi calls on schools to increase diversity of governors

Education secretary highlights ‘vital’ need for change

James Carr
James Carr
Academies

Council ditches ‘forced’ academisation plan as Zahawi softens stance

Tory-led Swindon had proposed to convert all schools to academies by 2025 before a U-turn

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Zahawi encourages vaccine take-up as schools rollout flags

The education and health secretaries have urged parents to get their children vaccinated as the school Covid jab programme...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Zahawi vows to ‘tackle harassment head on’ following anti-vax protests

Education secretary says protests are 'outrageous' and warned 'no one should be stigmatised for their decision'

James Carr
James Carr
Cabinet reshuffle

Nadhim Zahawi: 12 facts about the new education secretary

Downing Street has announced that Nadhim Zahawi is the new education secretary following Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Here is what...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

‘I will work with you’: Zahawi extends olive branch to demoralised sector

New education secretary pledges to 'invest in' schools in message to sector

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

No evidence for minister’s claim parents ‘prefer to pay’ for school dinners

A government minister stands accused of misleading the public after he falsely claimed that research showed parents “actually prefer...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker