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Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are being failed by Government reforms riddled with “bureaucratic nightmares, buck-passing and strained resources”, MPs have said.
While the government heralds their ‘School Uniform Grant’, it is for cash-strapped local authorities to decide what they offer, writes Labour MP Lisa Forbes.
We must mend the hole in SEND funding, reform how support is allocated and radically change the culture in our schools, writes Layla Moran MP
Money shouldn’t buy you an easier route to top jobs. Redressing the balance between private and public education will drive opportunity for all, writes Lucy Powell MP
Replace student fees with graduate contribution to a higher education fund and make degree courses free at the point of delivery, writes Justine Greening MP
To bridge the rural-urban divide in social mobility, counties must be given the funding and powers to improve further education opportunities, writes Peter Aldous MP
Children from low-income households should not have to face the stigma and embarrassment caused by zealously enforced school dress codes, writes Emma Hardy MP
To mark UN World Teachers Day, teachers around the world are sharing their stories of success. Teacher Ibrahim Bashir shares his story of personal development in Uganda, as part of the campaign TeachersTransformLives.
Sexist attitudes are holding women teachers back in their careers, stymying their ambition and undermining their achievements, a women’s conference organised by the NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union, has heard.
Sellafield Ltd, operator of the UK’s largest nuclear facility, is working alongside partners, including the public sector, to help improve education outcomes as part of its social impact strategy.
Free schools are thriving. We must commit to expanding their reach so that it isn’t just a lucky few with access to them, writes Suella Braverman MP
Government should commit to a three-part guarantee to boost lifelong learning, writes Robert Halfon MP
The Labour Party are pandering to the most extreme elements of the teacher unions at the expense of ensuring high academic standards in our schools, writes Nick Gibb MP
The next Labour government will "trust" teachers in a bid to boost morale and improve retention rates, shadow schools minister Mike Kane has said.
Labour's manifesto for the next general election will contain a pledge to abolish all private schools by bringing them into the state system.
A Labour government would scrap and replace the schools inspection watchdog, Ofsted, Angela Rayner has said.
Commenting on the announcement by Angela Rayner, Shadow Education Secretary, on the Labour Party’s plans for the future of inspection, Ms Chris Keates, General Secretary (Acting) of NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union, said:
Labour will put creativity back at the heart of our curriculum and our classrooms, writes Tom Watson MP
As automation transforms the world of work, a Labour government must invest in adult education, bring back Night Schools and open up opportunity for all who want to develop and grow, writes David Lammy MP
Ministers must investigate how to reverse a rise in the number of students leaving school without basic qualifications, England’s Children’s Commissioner has said.
A massive hike in school funding announced by the Government is not enough to turn around more than a decade of cuts, experts have warned.
Dods Monitoring's Aaron Revel examines the Level 3 Review and the Future of Further Education in England.
The Disabled Students’ Allowance should cover the full cost of technologies to help close the outcomes gap between disabled and non-disabled students, writes Seema Malhotra
International students will be able to stay in the UK for two years after graduating to look for a job, ministers have announced, in a reversal of changes put in place by Theresa May.