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    One in four 15 to 18-year-olds have ‘no idea’ what they want to do in the future, NotGoingToUni high school study finds

    One in four 15 to 18-year-olds say they have ‘no idea’ what they want to do when their compulsory education comes to an end, a new study has found.












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    MPs to launch inquiry into why UK schools lag behind other countries: ‘We want to be the cutting edge of education’

    MPs are to launch a major inquiry into school “productivity” to determine why the UK lags so far behind other countries in developing the skills its pupils need to take their place in the workforce.












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    MPs want tougher controls over academy trust finances after revelations that directors have been allowed to develop ‘inappropriate business interests’

    Serious flaws in the way the Government’s 4,400 academies are scrutinised have emerged as a result of an investigation by public spending watchdogs.









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    Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tells teenagers: If you want a job, drop humanities

    Teenagers should steer away from the arts and humanities and opt for science or maths subjects if they want to access the widest range of jobs, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said.



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    Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tells teenagers: Want to keep your options open? Then do science

    Teenagers should steer away from the arts and humanities and opt for science or maths subjects if they want to access the widest range of jobs, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said.









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    If you want a job, drop humanities, Education Secretary tells teens

    Teenagers should steer away from the arts and humanities and opt for science or maths subjects if they want to access the widest range of jobs, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said.









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    Heads want ‘injustices’ of bad examiners redressed

    Almost a million GCSE and A-level exam scripts will have been wrongly marked this summer, the leader of Britain’s top independent schools will warn today.









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    Religious leaders want a ban on faith schools excluding pupils because of their beliefs

    Religious groups today join with secular campaigners to demand that ministers ban faith schools from excluding pupils because of their beliefs – and make it illegal for them to refuse to employ staff from other religions.









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    Councils want bigger schools role

    All state schools, including academies and free schools, should be overseen by the same local bodies in England, urges the Local Government Association.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Councils want say on troubled schools

    Powers to intervene in troubled schools should return to local authorities, say councils, or England’s education system risks losing public confidence.
    BBC News – Education & Family