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NEU urges government to start closing schools as new coronavirus guidance ‘increases anxiety’

The country’s largest education union wants the government to close some schools after claims new government guidance on containing...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

‘We are not convinced’ – leaders’ union ASCL won’t back #PauseOfsted campaign

The Association of School and College Leaders will not back calls for school staff to stop working as Ofsted...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Politics

Unions publish school funding constituency league table to sway voters

A new league table that allows voters to see how their constituency has been affected by real-terms funding cuts...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Alternative provision academy trust turns to online learning to make savings

An academy trust in charge of 11 alternative provision academies intends to increase its use of online learning as part...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

School sixth form funding down 21% since 2010, IfS finds

Funding for students in school sixth forms has plunged by 21 per cent since 2010–11, new research has found....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Energy drink ban plan ‘long overdue’

A move by the government to consider banning the sale of energy drinks to young people has been branded...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Hinds challenged over ‘dangerously inadequate’ SEND funding

A coalition of trade unions and 39 local authorities have written to the education secretary to warn of “dangerously...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Council steps in to save 24-pupil special school

A local authority has prevented an academy for high-needs pupils from closing, saving them from a 45-mile journey to...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

TAs miss out on training as funding plummets

Nearly half of teaching assistants claim to have received no training from their schools within the last year as...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson