Politics

Truss V Sunak for PM: What they have promised on schools

From new grammar schools to workplace skills curriculum reform, all the education policies the PM hopefuls have pledged

John Dickens
John Dickens
Politics, Schools

Campaigners warn against ‘dangerous’ register of children not in school

Move to amend schools bill to collect data on pupils' protected characteristics also questioned

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Quince appointed schools minister as caretaker roles confirmed

Brendan Clarke-Smith gets children's brief in shake-up following mass resignations

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Politics

Labour plans to curtail academy freedoms in schools bill amendment

Opposition seizes on government infighting - finally revealing its own plans for academies

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

‘A new low’: Chartered College lodges complaint over swearing minister

Sector leader writes to government as fellow Conservative MP accuses Andrea Jenkyns of 'appalling conduct'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Brendan Clarke-Smith and Andrea Jenkyns become DfE ministers

New ministers fill vacancies left by a wave of resignations this week, but portfolios yet to be confirmed

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Politics

School reforms up in air as Johnson turmoil wipes out ministers

Uncertainty reigns after spate of ministerial resignations and PM's decision to quit

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Will Quince back at the DfE less than two days after resignation

Ex-children's minister returns to a more senior role, but no clarity on brief yet

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Walker willing to return to schools minister role

MP who resigned yesterday says he's 'content to serve' at the DfE again after Johnson quits as party leader

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker