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There is a rising number of headteachers being paid six-figure salaries, Tes has reported.

The number of new teachers entering the profession has dropped to its lowest in five years, Department for Education (DfE) figures show.

Tall Oaks Academy Trust in Gainsborough has scrapped its experimental holiday calendar it introduced to alleviate cost pressures and reduce term-time absences.

Over 300 schools across Wales are set to get superfast broadband thanks to Welsh government funding, education secretary Kirsty Williams has announced.

Exam watchdog Ofqual is inviting teachers to workshops to offer their perspectives on the assessment of this summer’s reformed GCSEs, AS and A Levels.

Education secretary for Wales, Kirsty Williams, has announced three appointments to a new board that will play a key role in how Wales’ teachers will be trained

Plans to create a new wave of grammar schools in England has not been included in the government’s plans for legislation.

A report by NatCen Social Research has found that the public are split on the expansion of grammar schools, with 53 per cent supporting such a policy.

According to research by the National Literacy Trust, children who enjoy writing and who write creatively outside school do significantly better in the classroom.

Two education unions have joined fire officers in writing to education secretary Justine Greening demanding reassurance on school fire safety.

 Features

Sally Shadrack, Chair of LACA, explains why the majority of pack lunches do not have the same health benefits for pupils as a school-cooked lunch

The Youth Hostel Association explains ways to fund residential trips and the many benefits overnight trips can bring

Aled Williams, deputy head teacher of All Saints Church in Wales Primary School, explains how it has developed a strong audio visual and technology presence

The British Educational Suppliers Association has launched a campaign to highlight the impact of the sharp drop in resources expenditure in UK schools over the past two years

How Sandon JMI School in Hertfordshire has effectively communicated with parents to encourage them to support and get involved with pupils’ learning

The BSIA’s James Kelly discusses the importance of measures to keep schools safe in and out of working hours

The LESS CO2 programme was created in response to schools wanting more practical information and support on cutting costs and saving energy.

With school spending under scrutiny, how do you ensure you get value for money from your IT investments? Neil Watkins from Think IT shares some advice

Inadequate passive fire protection was among the failings identified in the Edinburgh Schools inquiry, which saw 17 schools close last year due to construction defects

Education Business picks its top ten educational buildings that use modern design and construction techniques to provide an outstanding teaching and learning environment

 Education Events

28/06/2017

On Wednesday 28th June, the Southern Education & Academies Show (SEAS) takes place at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Hampshire, bringing together schools from across Southern England for a full day of networking, sharing ideas and learning.