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Headteachers should be given scope to allow parents to take children on holiday during term time on a "common-sense" basis, council leaders have recommended. The Local Government Association said the current ban on term-time absences in anything but "exceptional circumstances" was financially onerous on parents often for...
Local Government Association press release LGA calls for common sense approach to term-time holidays Headteachers should be allowed to follow a ‘common sense’ a...
Labour press release Tristram Hunt MP, Labour's Shadow Education Secretary, responding to reports that the Department for Education has shelved plans for a code o...
The Education Secretary has come in for renewed criticism from MPs for refusing to allow Ofsted to inspect academy chains. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspect...
David Laws set out the thinking behind a schools anti-bureaucracy drive launched by Nick Clegg today. "I think the burdens of accountability for teachers have inc...
NUT press release Commenting on the Deputy Prime Minister's announcement of The Workload Challenge, a Department for Education consultation about the high levels of...
22/10/2014 on Sunrise, Sky News
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