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Scottish union EIS rejects 9 per cent pay offer

Leaders of the union will hold talks today to consider their next steps

Ofsted chief supports Parkside Community School after same sex education protests

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman has said that children must learn about same sex couples regardless of their religious background.

Inclusion 2020 project to stage inclusive sports festivals in the run up to Paralympic Games

The Inclusion 2020 project will see 50 primary, secondary and special schools across England organise inclusive countywide ‘Learning and Discovery’ sport festivals ahead of summer 2020.

Women vastly outnumber men in truancy prosecutions

According to Ministry of Justice figures obtained by a Freedom of Information request, almost three quarters of those prosecuted for failing to ensure their child’s regular attendance at school were women.

Hostile environment policy goes against Children's rights says charity

Children’s charity Project 17 has warned that the Government’s ‘hostile environment’ for migrants outweighs their commitment to children’s rights.

The funds have been allocated across six winning groups and in each case led by an academic institution and tasked with launching bespoke courses.

NEU 'has no intention'of taking down School Cuts website

Mary Bousted & Kevin Courtney repond to James Cleverly MPs demand: "We stand by our figures"

James Cleverly MP asks for School Cuts website to be taken down

Conservative Deputy Chairman asks the NEU to take site down “immediately” due to 'misleading use of data'

Workload pressures project launched

Early years organisation the Pre-school Learning Alliance has announced a joint project with the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofsted to explore workload pressures and how best to address them.

Glasgow City Council will be trialling car free zones around seven primary schools to improve road safety for children and reduce their exposure to harmful emissions.

Pearson and NCFE awarded contracts to deliver new T Levels

Around 50 further education and post-16 providers will teach these T Level programmes from September 2020.

Two more Steiner Academies issued with termination notices

Three of the four state-funded Steiner free schools are now rated inadequate after Steiner Academy Exeter was placed in special measures in October.

Deaf children falling behind at GCSE, says NDCS

National Deaf Children's Society: "These figures show the true depth of the crisis engulfing deaf education in this country."

Royal Society president to call for independent review of post-16 education

"To prepare people for this future, we need a much more flexible education system" Prof Sir Venki Ramakrishnan is expected to tell the the Royal Society Business Forum

Selective Schools expansion fund: 2019 applications open

The Department for Education has announced the second round of the Selective Schools Expansion Fund, which provides funds for grammar schools to create additional places if they can demonstrate how they will attract more disadvantaged pupils