Academies

ESFA acts as costs of collapsed academy trusts double

Government wrote off more than £10m on failed trusts last year alone

John Dickens
John Dickens
Behaviour

Four more leaders wanted for behaviour hubs expansion

DfE seeks 'school partnership leads' for project aimed at supporting 500 schools

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Politics

New shadow education secretary to push Zahawi on Omicron plans

Bridget Phillipson speaks to Schools Week in first interview since her appointment

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

SEND review has ‘taken too long’, and comms ‘regrettable’ – minister

Will Quince tells MPs DfE 'could have done better' in its engagement with stakeholders

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

DfE brings back Covid workforce fund as staff absence rises

But schools will have to use their reserves first to be able to claim

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid-related absence jumps 60% in a fortnight

More than 200,000 pupils were off because of Covid on November 25

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Who is Bridget Phillipson? 8 facts about the new shadow education secretary

Labour has a new education lead following a reshuffle

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Education funding squeeze ‘puts brakes on levelling up’, and 3 more IFS findings

A think tank report contrasts heavy education cuts contrast with surging healthcare spending

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