Jeremy Miles, education minister, has announced new capital funding of around £12.5 million to improve school and college buildings throughout Wales.

Ofsted’s new Chief Inspector Sir Martyn Oliver has opened 'The Big Listen,' inviting views from parents and the sector on Ofsted's work and future reforms.

Latest round of School Rebuilding Programme funding announced

The government has announced £1bn of funding for 61 projects in the latest round of the School Rebuilding Programme.

Social care review calls for urgent investment

Major reform in social care and childrens' services required in order to counter a 'trajectory of rising costs'

Research suggests Council run schools outperform Academies

Analysis of Ofsted inspection outcomes by school type  compares LA-maintained schools, academies and free schools using the Ofsted inspection grade as its primary metric.

Commission on Young Lives report aims to reduce school exclusions

The report, 'All Together Now: Inclusion not exclusion - supporting all young people to succeed in school' makes a series of recommendations for how schools can be supported to divert vulnerable teenagers away from crime and exploitation and enable them to thrive.

‘Lack of knowledge’ around needs of children in care

Ofsted has warned that there is a ‘lack of collective knowledge’ around the needs of children in care and has called for a national audit of children needs.

One in five teachers plan to leave within two years

NEU says that 44 per cent of England’s state-school teachers plan to quit by 2027, with half of those intending to leave within two years.

New partnership to improve education in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council is to invest three-quarters of a million pounds in improving its schools and teachers.

Average nursery place cost soars by nearly £1,500

The Labour Party has said that the average annual cost of a nursery place for children under two has risen by nearly £1,500 in five years.

£400m investment to upgrade college campuses

Sixty two further education colleges are to benefit from a share of more than £400 million to upgrade buildings and transform campuses.

Reforms for children and young people with SEND

Better support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities is at the heart of a new national plan.

Council urge for simplified free school meals process

More than a million additional school children could receive free school meals if the sign-up process for the scheme was simplified.

All schools to have high speed internet by 2025

Every school in England will have access to high speed internet by 2025, as part of the latest plans to roll out lightning-fast gigabit broadband across the UK.

Employment programmes at risk when EU funds end

New jobs and skills training are at risk of delay or being lost altogether due to a looming funding gap when existing European funding runs out.


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