Politics

Profile: Robin Walker

Minister for school standards

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Model history curriculum will help schools teach about ‘migration and cultural change’ – Walker

Schools minister says diversity will be an 'important aspect of the model history curriculum'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Spending review 2021

Spending review: What schools can expect as pay freeze lifted

School leaders welcome end of pay freeze and new SEND funding, but fear no extra cash for wage rises...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Former minister Gibb reveals plan for a model history curriculum

Ex-schools minister tells event he has been working on model curriculum with history expert

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher training

£184m NPQs funding now available to all schools after DfE U-turn

Funding for four of six qualifications was previously due to be limited to staff in deprived schools

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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
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
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
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