Academies

Most heads doubt all-academy system will boost outcomes

But a poll suggests DfE plans to let good schools bid to divorce failing trusts will help lessen fears...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics

Partygate making it harder to teach ‘honesty and integrity’ – union boss

NAHT's Paul Whiteman criticises 'absolute failure of political leadership'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Teachers ‘unsupported’ as Covid outbreaks continue to blight schools

Almost half of teachers report testing positive last term, according to union survey

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

NASUWT votes to ‘mobilise’ for industrial action over pay

Both main teachers' unions have now put strikes on the table, after the NEU voted for an indicative ballot...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

DfE cancels 19 academy orders after legal challenge

Ministers U-turn after signing off academy orders for Catholic Hallam diocese schools without governor approval

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Union demands more ‘robust’ rules as sports event held amid Covid cases

Unions want stricter Covid curbs after one school with 33 cases sent pupils to a sports event while others...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

New chair appointed to teachers’ pay body as controversial pay freeze looms

A new chair will take over the School Teachers’ Review Body from September, amid controversy over the upcoming public...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Unions demand ‘immediate’ release of Covid-19 variant school outbreaks data

Unions representing heads, teachers and support staff have demanded the “immediate” release of data on the number of Covid-19...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Williamson first education secretary to address NASUWT conference in five years

Gavin Williamson will address the annual conference of the NASUWT teaching union this weekend, five years after an education...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker