Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the investment in Breakfast clubs in schools in disadvantaged areas, university strikes and a teacher from London winning the prestigious Global Teacher Prize. Breakfast clubs Today, Monday, 19 March, the department has announced a …
Today’s news review looks at the coverage of a Money Saving Expert study on student maintenance costs.
Today’s news review looks at reports from over the weekend about the gender pay gap; the use of school census data; and claims from the Local Government Association (LGA) about the cost of converting schools to academies.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of a new report on selective schools and speculation on the effects of Brexit on higher education. Selective schools The Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank yesterday issued a press release raising concerns that …
Today’s news review looks at the announcement that Oxford has been ranked the best university in the world – the first time a British university has received this accolade. It also responds to calls from the National Association of Head …
The University of Oxford has become the first UK university to top the Times Higher Education’s world university rankings.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo’s views on school tests and the resignation of head teacher Jo Garton.
Skills and Apprenticeships Minister Robert Halfon has set out how apprenticeship reforms and the apprenticeship levy will deliver a quality and sustainable apprenticeships system for people of all backgrounds and all ages.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of calls for a foster carers’ union and a report on funding within Multi Academy Trusts.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of average primary school classes compared with other countries, and warnings from the construction sector of a jobs shortage.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of unregistered schools and home education, the OECD’s ‘Education at a Glance’ report, and the value of phonics testing in schools.