• The growing digital economy in the UK continues to require more high-quality computer science graduates, a need that will not be met without more coming through schools.

    Increasing uptake of computer science
  • There have been calls for a better balance between winning medals and the welfare of athletes

    Sport and its moral dilemmas
  • Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

    Rolling out new special free schools
  • Bett 2018 will once again gather the global education community to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education

    Bett: The meeting place for education change-makers
  • In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, the BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment

    Taking on the STEM challenge

 Latest News

Calls for discrimination against citizenship teachers to end

The Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT) is calling on the government to take “urgent action to change policies that are discriminating against citizenship teachers”.

400 schools needed to take part in culture trials

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has announced that 9,000 pupils in 400 schools across England will take part in five new trials.

 New rules announced in Wales to reduce early exam entries

Education secretary Kirsty Williams has announced new rules to reduce the number of pupils being entered too early for exams.

School leaders’ union NAHT has written to every Westminster MP asking for funding in schools to be taken “more seriously”.

The Multi-academy trust (MAT) Development and Improvement Fund (MDIF) is now open to applications, which aims to give trusts extra funding in order to improve schools and increase social mobility.

Facebook is set to offer digital safety ambassadors to every UK secondary school through a new partnership with Childnet International and The Diana Award.

Preview of Ofqual’s online handbook available

Ofqual has published a preview version of its new online handbook, which brings together all of its rules and guidance.

Almost half of female teachers face gender discrimination, research shows

A study conducted by the University of Nottingham has revealed that almost half of female teachers have experienced discrimination at work.

Entries for EBacc and achievement rates fall

New government data shows that the number of pupils entering and achieving the EBacc has decreased this year.

Two in five secondary pupils don’t take part in extra-curricular activities, report says

A new report by the Sutton Trust reveals that there is a “big mismatch” between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities such as debating and volunteering in secondary schools.

 Features

Increasing uptake of computer science

The growing digital economy in the UK continues to require more high-quality computer science graduates, a need that will not be met without more coming through schools.

Sport and its moral dilemmas

There have been calls for a better balance between winning medals and the welfare of athletes

Rolling out new special free schools

Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

Bett: The meeting place for education change-makers

Bett 2018 will once again gather the global education community to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education

Taking on the STEM challenge

In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, the BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment

Cashless systems are slowly becoming the norm in schools, making it easier for payments to be processed and saving administration time. Education Business explores this trend

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, school unions have called for the government to survey all schools for combustible cladding and to fit all schools with fire sprinklers

LACA marathon for NSMW

National School Meals Week (NSMW) takes place 13-17 November and is a week celebrating all that is great about school meals. Here’s what’s planned for this year

Following Durand Academy’s successful High Court challenge against its Ofsted report, which would have placed it in special measures, what powers does a school have to challenge Ofsted?

Technology is changing all the time. But what remains the same is the need for an IT strategy that considers the desired outcomes for learners and teachers, writes Neil Watkins from Think IT

 Education Events

01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017

The Education Estates Show, which takes place 1-2 November in Manchester Central, focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, academies, colleges and universities across the UK

01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017

Education Estates focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, colleges and universities across the UK.