David Willetts was minister for universities and science in the coalition government from 2010 to 2014, when the cap on tuition fees was raised to £9,000 per year in England and Wales. In his new book, A University Education, he provides a defence of..
Post-16 learner participation and achievements in further education (FE) and skills. The data sets out final statistics for the 2016 to 2017 academic year on:
adult (aged 19 and over) government-funded FE (excluding schools and higher education) com..
We welcome the announcement of extra money for schools and colleges who increase the numbers of pupils taking A level Maths and Core Maths courses
This consultation is about our approach to regulating reformed functional skills qualifications in English and maths. These new qualifications will be taught in schools in England from September 2019.
The Department for Education is consulting on pr..
Today’s Budget statement from the Chancellor was a missed opportunity to announce more money for schools and young people.
Paul Whiteman, general secretary of NAHT, said:
“The first thing to say is that school budgets are still at breaking point, ..
Head teachers' leaders are “extremely disappointed” by what they say is the Budget's failure to address “urgent” school funding shortages in England.
Geoff Barton, leader of the ASCL heads' union, said extra cash for maths was a “drop..
Responding to today’s Budget announcement, Geoff Barton, General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said:
“While ASCL welcomes any additional spending on schools and colleges, the measures outlined in today’s Budget are pie..
Responding to the Autumn Budget, the CEO of the Fair Education Alliance Sam Butters said:
Whilst the Fair Education Alliance welcomes the focus on maths education in the budget today, our members have recommended that increased investment focused on ..
Pupils in England will be encouraged to stay on to take maths A-levels, with a £600 bonus for schools for every extra pupil taking maths over current levels.
The £117m boost for maths was announced in the Budget, alongside plans to train more compute..
Students are reportedly left in tears by tough questions in maths papers.