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Shadow Education Secretary Resigns From Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet

Shadow Education Secretary, Lucy Powell, has resigned from the Shadow Cabinet led by Jeremy Corbyn. Despite having been in the job for less than a year, she made a good impression on many people in the education sector. Facing a government struggling to deal with teacher shortages, exam reform and squeezed school budgets, Powell was [...]

By | 2017-08-15T14:06:52+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Archive, News UK|Comments Off on Shadow Education Secretary Resigns From Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet

Amanda Spielman Named as Next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Amanda Spielman is to take over from Sir Michael Wilshaw as Ofsted's chief inspector at the end of the year. Announcing the selection, Nicky Morgan said: I am delighted to recommend Amanda Spielman as chief inspector. From helping to set up one of the country's top academy chains, to acting as a council member for [...]

By | 2017-08-15T11:21:12+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Archive, News UK|Comments Off on Amanda Spielman Named as Next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Antony Jenkins Appointed as Shadow Chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships

The government is committed to creating 3 million high-quality apprenticeships by 2020 as part of its drive to help all young people fulfil their potential and boost business productivity. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) revealed this morning that Antony Jenkins has been appointed to the role of shadow chair of the Institute [...]

By | 2017-08-15T11:29:19+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Apprenticeships, Archive, News UK|Comments Off on Antony Jenkins Appointed as Shadow Chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships