Archived news headlines
The following news was published in March 2018. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
09/03/18: Details of the recently procured governance development training for leadership and clerks have been published. Additional information for providers is available here.
01/03/18: In a speech at the Church of England Foundation for Education Leadership, Ofsted's Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman discusses tolerance, respect, diversity and faith schools.
01/03/18: DfE has published its response to their consultation on changes to free school meals and early pupil premium eligibility in light of the national roll out of universal credit.
01/03/18: Year 4 pupils in around 290 primary schools will begin trialling the new on-screen multiplication tables check from March 2018 but it won't become compulsory for schools until 2019-20.
01/03/18: A Barnados survey shows half of all schoolchildren aged 12-16 feel sad or anxious every week with 75% believing it would be helpful to have a professional such as a counsellor at school to talk to when they're upset. School and worries about the future top the list of concerns.
01/03/18: The Charity Commission has recently announced changes to disqualification rules, affecting trustees as well as CEOs and CFO's which take effect from 1 August 2018.
01/03/18: The Commons Science and Technology Committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health. Written views should be submitted through the committee's inquiry page by 6 April 2018.