Nicky Morgan was made the new Eduvation Secretary, replacing Michael Gove

There is no question of Nicky Morgan reversing Michael Gove's education policies, say ministers

Allies of Mrs Morgan have played down expectations of a breakthrough

The number of students taking language degrees is at a record low

Lack of foreign-language skills ‘threatens the UK economy’

MPs launch a 'manifesto for languages' to avoid damage to Britain's international reputation

Nicola Benedetti has joined a campaign to maintain funding

Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

Radiohead’s classically trained guitarist Jonny Greenwood and Julian Lloyd Webber are also among the high-profile musicians supporting the campaign

In the hot seat: Sir Michael Wilshaw speaks with pupils at an east London school in 2013

Trojan Horse scandal: Birmingham accuses Ofsted head of smear campaign

Schools inspector trying to hide his department's failings, say city leaders
Sir Michael Wilshaw hit out at local authorities for failing to keep tabs on poorly performing schools

Ofsted chief slams local councils for not reporting failing schools

The chief inspector has told MPs that he believes local authorities still have a role in holding schools to account

The Old Admiralty Building will be the Education Department’s new home after a £5m refit

Fury over Michael Gove's 'hypocritical' £5m architect contract

The move to the Old Admiralty is part of the Government’s ongoing consolidation of its estate

Labour believes the proposed new degrees would help to secure a new generation of computer experts, technicians, engineers and scientists

Labour to offer 'earn and learn' technical degrees

The move is part of a drive to boost the career prospects of the 'forgotten 50 per cent' who do not go to university

The NUT's dispute – over changes to pay, pensions and workload - has been going on for more than two years

People without CRB checks could work with kids at schools when teachers strike on Thursday

Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said today.

Director-General of the CBI, John Cridland has said that “Businesses feel very strongly that the education system must better prepare young people for life outside the school gates

School leavers lack basic work skills, CBI warns

School leavers lack the skills needed to succeed at work, a survey of business leaders has warned.

About 60 per cent of boys at King Edward’s are of Asian descent

Top Birmingham public school launches free place scheme

One of Britain’s leading independent schools is raising £10m to provide free places for 100 pupils from disadvantaged homes by 2017.

One former student was jailed for 12 weeks after lying about his qualifications when applying for a job as a temporary teacher

Students told they face jail for lying on their CV

As competition for work intensifies, employment-related fraud has increased

The Sutton Trust charity is using the findings of the report to press its case for an 'open access' scheme to leading private schools

Private school children will earn £200,000 more on average than state-educated kids by 42

Children from private schools will have earned almost £200,000 more than state school pupils by the time they reach middle age, new research reveals today.

Fred Jarvis has suggested that teachers should contribute money towards a fund aimed at campaigning through press advertising

Former NUT general secretary Fred Jarvis urges teachers to consider alternatives to strikes

Hard left factions within the National Union of Teachers are carrying out a Militant Tendency-style operation to push the union into an escalation of strike action, its former general secretary Fred Jarvis said today.

Scrap 'meaningless' Christian assemblies in non-religious state schools, say governors

Christian assemblies in non-religious state schools should be scrapped, partly because staff are “unable or unwilling” to lead pupils in prayer, according to the National Governors’ Association (NGA).

The academy that changed term times to help its head run school despite debilitating illness

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