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Schools facing ‘incredibly bleak’ recruitment crisis, MPs told

‘Massive rise’ in the number of children being taught by non-specialist or supply teachers


London students are most resilient in country after the pandemic

85% of students from London describe their well-being as ‘good’ or ‘okay’ in a new wellbeing survey


School where pupils speak 31 languages up for World’s Best prize

Barham primary school was in the top 10 for ‘community collaboration’ in recognition of the work it does to foster strong relationships with parents


Sister of tragic head vows to keep fighting Ofsted’s one-word rulings

Ofsted has announced a series of reforms in the wake of a headteacher’s death

Let Girls Learn

An all-female farm in remote Zambia nurtures future climate leaders

Women and girls have a critical role to play in the fight against climate change. We meet Naomi, a young farmer in northern Zambia who is leading the way


London’s excellent schools are at risk due to pupil exodus, MPs warn

Teachers and pupils will suffer if London schools continue to close down


London school closes after IT system hacked in ‘devastating’ attack

School in Waltham Forest has been closed since half term after it was targeted in a ‘critical incident’


We need action to halt London exodus of young families, says MP

Labour MP Florence Eshalomi’s warning comes after the Evening Standard revealed that 50,000 children left London state schools last year


London schools face crisis as pupil numbers plummet

50,000 quit London’s education system last year as schools face closure over loss of funding


Pupils lose 300,000 hours in London’s ‘most strike-hit schools’

Parents call for end to ‘disproportionate’ string of strikes by teachers over plans to turn schools in Lewisham into academy trust


Pandemic-hit students in £500m court fight

More than 100,000 students bringing a compensation case saying their education was wrecked by Covid measures


Free school meal plan for London ‘could leave schools worse off’

Schools will be hit by an ‘inevitable shortfall’ in funding, it has been claimed


Brexit has pushed families out of London, says head of closing school

The 150-year-old Randal Cremer primary in Hackney is earmarked for closure next summer


Three London universities among top institutions for employability

University College London was the highest ranked London university overall on the new global league table


Calls for new pay talks as teachers and doctors hold strike ballots

Senior doctors and teachers are being balloted for strike action


Which European countries have free universities?

Tuition fees were controversially raised to £9,000 per year over a decade ago, sparking large protests across England


Schools battle to stay open for students as exams loom

The National Education Union has encouraged headteachers to draw up agreements with teachers to keep schools open for pupils taking exams


Coronation excitement distracts Ukrainian children from the conflict

St Mary’s Ukrainian School in Holland Park will throw a Coronation street party this weekend


Strikes hit pupils again and no end in sight

Heat on ministers as thousands of pupils miss school, while new train walkout threatens to cause FA Cup final chaos


Schools face disruption as teachers across England stage fresh strikes

Secondary schools are expected to prioritise Year 11 and Year 13 students during the strikes, ahead of exams.

Teachers on the picket lines as pay dispute continues

Tens of thousands of members of the National Education Union walked out.

Education body urges a restart to teacher pay talks

No further talks are planned amid caution over a continued stalemate


London free schools meals scheme ‘could pave way to national roll-out’

The wider benefits of universal free school meals in London’s primary schools will be assessed