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    Academies in poorly-funded areas face cash crisis

    Academies in poorly funded areas of the country could face bankruptcy, according to a cross-party campaign group for a fairer financial system for schools.










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    Mediterranean migrant crisis: Pupils to study issue as part of revamped A-level curriculum

    Pupils will be studying the Mediterranean migrant boats crisis as part of a revamped A-level geography exam.










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    Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become ‘unbearable’

    The working lives of teachers have become “unbearable” because of constant monitoring and as a result they are quitting in such numbers that the profession is heading for a crisis, according to an open letter to The Independent signed by 1,200 teachers.










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    Report: State schools need wellbeing officers to beat Britain’s health crisis

    Every state secondary school should appoint a head of wellbeing to counter a health and fitness crisis amongst today’s schoolchildren, says a report published today.









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    Abolish GCSEs or face talent crisis, warns head of CBI

    GCSEs should be scrapped if the UK is going to properly nurture the business leaders of tomorrow, and an overhaul to the EU is needed for companies to thrive, according to an influential business leader.









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    Headteachers warn of job losses as schools face budget crisis

    Schools will have to sack teachers, increase class sizes and drop subjects from the curriculum in the new year because of a squeeze on budgets, head teachers are warning. They predict a “perfect storm”, not of their making.









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    Ministers warned of crisis in teacher recruitment

    Education experts last night warned of a looming teacher shortage crisis after official figures showed that the Government had missed its recruitment targets in key subjects for three years in a row.









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    Longer school days will help learning crisis in white working class children, DfE says

    Longer school days could help improve the poor performance of white working class children, the Government has admitted.









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    Shock slump in English A-level candidates blamed on GCSE marking crisis

    The number of pupils taking English at A-level has slumped this summer, with experts pinning the blame on the crisis over marking GCSE exams in the subject two years ago.









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    ‘Gross negligence’: Tristram Hunt challenges Gove’s handling of Trojan Horse schools crisis

    Labour will today charge Education Secretary Michael Gove with “gross negligence” over his handling of the Birmingham “Trojan Horse” investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamic takeover of schools.









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