During his press conference yesterday, the Prime Minister said that around 99 per cent of schools are open and the signs are that attendance has started well, describing the picture as “confidence in action”.
Today, 23 June, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) in England announced its intention to strike on 5 July, despite less than a quarter of its members voting.
Today’s education news review looks at coverage on Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech at the Telegraph Festival of Education Conference today, and a survey by Pride in London.
There have been a number of misleading stories in the media recently about how schools address issues relating to gender identity and gender reassignment, and the Government’s role in this area.
Today’s education news review looks at a survey by UNISON about violence in the classroom, reports on school places and stories on tackling radicalisation in schools.
Today’s education news review looks at an NUT survey about primary assessment and Ministerial commentary about Portsmouth Pride over the weekend.
Today, 19 June, the Sunday Times has published two misleading stories, one on term time holidays and another on gender identity in single-sex independent schools.
On Saturday, 18 June, Minister for Women and Equalities Caroline Dinenage marked Portsmouth Pride in a written commentary which appeared in the Portsmouth News.
Today’s education news review includes coverage on term time holidays, the pupil premium and an Islamic independent school in Birmingham.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of Ofsted Chief, Sir Michael Wilshaw, and National Schools Commissioner, Sir David Carter's comments on Multi Academy Trusts and a survey by Oxford University Press about reading in schools.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of our school offer statistics and a Public Accounts Committee report on our free childcare offer.