Head of civil service predicts that when he stands down, a range of senior women will be in the running to succeed him
As the new apprenticeships system gets into full swing, Suzannah Brecknell meets Peter Lauener, the man charged with setting up the institute which will put employers front and centre
First ever analysis into pay differential by a Whitehall department sets example for government, says permanent secretary Jonathan Slater
The Education permanent secretary sheds light on how his department is trying to tackle the problem of women being paid less than men
Institute for Government data crunch highlights discrimination issues and “stalled” progress on boosting Senior Civil Service’s BAME numbers
Influential research institute says main parties’ policy proposals – including on public-sector pay – mask the real choices facing the nation and their consequences
Academics at education think-tank say party’s ‘£60m’ pledge may cost between £200m and £400m
Public Accounts Committee says the Department for Education lacks grip on school places plan
Almost one in three headteachers are using their Pupil Premium funding to plug gaps in their school’s budget, research has revealed.
Senior figure in Manchester devolution deal says Brexit shows centralised UK has not served country well
DfE-owned LocatED will be “Britain’s biggest property start-up”, while the Education Funding Agency and the Skills Funding Agency will be merged
Watchdog warns demands of service pressures, major projects and Brexit are outpacing Whitehall’s capacity to deliver at a time of staffing restrictions and spending restraint
Ministers have been urged to drive more cash into the education system as a leading think tank warned of “significant winners and losers” over reforms to the schools funding formula.