Politics

Experts challenge ministers over £3k ‘levelling up premium’

Details are scarce on policy rehashed from retention scheme scrapped in 2020

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
school funding

State V private school funding gap widens

IfS analysis finds average private school fees are now 92 per cent higher than state funding

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School Leadership

NAHT wants more support to ease heads’ workload

Leaders' union will debate conference motion to investigate how to better support workloads

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Politics

Zahawi to ‘tackle innumeracy and illiteracy’ with white paper next year

The education secretary addressed the Conservative Party conference

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Zahawi appoints former head Mark Lehain as policy adviser

Former director of the New Schools Network and Parents and Teachers for Excellence joins DfE team

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Conservative Party Conference, Politics

Scrapping teachers’ directed time would be ‘met with fury’, says union boss

NEU boss says abolishing cap on teachers' hours would be a 'big mistake'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Government delays revealing cost of schools’ PFI deals

The most recent figures are now more than three years and six months out of date

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Teacher pay

Pay scales for teachers and leaders in England from September 2021

Most scales remain the same in 2021 as last year due to the pay freeze for most public sector...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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