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
Politics

Bridget Phillipson appointed shadow education secretary

Kate Green moved out, as schools minister Peter Kyle given new job

John Dickens
John Dickens
Politics

Improve outreach work if you want to charge higher fees, universities told

John Blake appointed to help regulator push institutions to improve access and partnership plans

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Government ditches £90m school ‘arts premium’ manifesto pledge

Policy is one of several 2019 pledges to be delayed or to have fallen by the wayside

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Profile: Robin Walker

Minister for school standards

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Pay rises must be met from schools’ core budgets, minister confirms

Robin Walker seeks to reassure leaders spending review settlement will make pressures affordable

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

6 findings from Nadhim Zahawi at education committee

From another SEND review promise to extending the school day - everything you need to know

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Politics

Draft law seeks Parliamentary veto on future school closures

Education committee chair to introduce bill in Parliament which could class schools as 'essential infrastructure'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Zahawi wants all schools to ‘move towards’ 6.5-hour day

Education secretary says he's looking at 'excellent examples' in some academy trusts of a longer school day

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker