Archive for April, 2017

Annal Nayyar report that BBC State School cutbacks put ‘education system at risk’

The £3bn savings expected of England’s schools threaten the stability of the whole education system, says the National Association of Head Teachers. General secretary Russell Hobby says ministers should no longer be allowed to claim school funding is protected. The Department for Education has said school funding is at record levels. But the Institute of [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs report that outlines Cash for poor pupils used to fill budget gap

The pupil premium designed to help children from poor backgrounds is being used by almost a third of head teachers to plug gaps in their budgets, according to a think tank. A survey of 1,361 teaching professionals also found that two thirds of schools had cut back on teaching. Schools in England are facing their [...]

Annal Nayyar posted report Public Finance report states Half of schools turn to parents for financial support, unions claim

Teaching unions have urged the government to “sit up and listen” on education funding, after a new survey revealed half of schools have turned to parents for financial support. The Association of Teachers and Lecturers and National Union of Teachers have said the survey, published today, indicates teaching standards are dropping as schools focus on [...]