Ofsted Annual Report Launched
Chief Inspector for Ofsted, Amanda Spielman has launched Ofsted’s Annual Report. The report found that 86% of schools, and 96% of nurseries and childminders, are judged as good or are good or outstanding.
Teacher Starting Salaries to Rise to £30,000 By 2022
The Department for Education has announced that teacher starting salaries are set to rise to £26,000 this September and build towards £30,000 (£32,000 in inner London) by September 2022.
New Age Appropriate Design Code to Protect Children’s Privacy Online
It was reported by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that social media sites, online games and streaming services used by children will have to abide by a new privacy code set by the UK's data watchdog.
Top Mental Health Nurse Warns Video Games Pushing Young People into Gambling
The NHS Mental Health Director, Clair Murdoch has called on gaming companies to crack down on gambling addiction risks by banning loot boxes from their products.
Grammar Schools Damage Social Mobility
The Education Policy Institute has published a report on social mobility and higher education. It is a collection of essays examining whether grammar schools aid social mobility and access to higher education.
NEC Election Results
Following a final ballot of all Full and Trainee members, we have elected a further general member to the NEC.
EEF publish report on Imporoving Behaviour & Learning in Schools
The Education Endowment Foundation have published a reports on using digitial learning to improve behaviour in schools and improve learning. to read these reports in full, please click the links.
General Election 2019
This election has seen a huge change in the political make-up of Parliament, which is sure to have an impact across the country, and on politics in Westminster.
Statistics on looked after children in England
The Department for Education has published statistics on looked after children in England.
Scottish Government grant free access to in-school counselling
From September next year, all secondary school pupils in Scotland will have access to free professional counselling services.