Since the introduction of 15 hours free childcare in 2013, more than 850,000 of the most disadvantaged two-year-olds have benefitted from this, whilst around 600,000 three and four-year olds have benefitted from a place in the 30 hours childcare scheme in the first two years.
Today’s news review looks at claims by the National Union of Teachers about funding for opportunity areas; the money spent by schools on supply teachers; and calls by Teach First to attract more men into teaching.
New Opportunity Areas across England will receive £60m of funding to help local children get the best start in life.
Today’s news review examines coverage of the Girlguiding Girls’ Attitude Survey and figures published by the BBC on school exclusions.
Today’s news review looks at our plans to encourage independent schools to set up or sponsor a local state school in order to drive improvements in education, and local concerns in West Sussex about school funding. Independent schools Today, Monday …
Schools Minister Nick Gibb has written on the results of this year's phonics screening check, which show a continued rise in pupils meeting the expected reading standard.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of plans to change the way the quality of university teaching is assessed , results of the national phonics screening check and new looked-after children statistics.
Today’s news review looks at a report by the Pre School Learning Alliance on the cost of childcare.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of a school where pupils will no longer be set mandatory homework.
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.