Skills & Education
Almost one in three headteachers are using their Pupil Premium funding to plug gaps in their school’s budget, research has revealed.
Newport campus part of £17m investment in new technology and data sources
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
New department says £125k role will focus on developing its “underpinning foundations”, building values and forming its culture
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.
Implementing Theresa May’s flagship plan must become a Brexit priority, says report
Think tank says civil service cuts may be tailing off ahead of Brexit talks
Pact pledges “appropriate” pay for new starters and protects salaries of existing staff members who retrain under apprenticeship proposals
Alexandra Jones set to leave Centre for Cities to take up new role
Foreign Affairs Committee says UK should stick to its guns on Russia sanctions – but warns that decline in expertise at the FCO "must be reversed"
Civil service's head of executive recruitment tells CSW that new online recruitment tool – Applied – will focus on increasing diversity and speeding up the sifting process
Budget 2017: Treasury urged to avert "disastrous" public service failures – as departments asked to model latest cuts
IfG and CIPFA data reveals growing pressure on key public services, as the Treasury asks departments to crack on with pre-announced £3.5bn in efficiency savings by 2019/20
Education department comes in for criticism as audit office report flags increasing free school costs as old buildings fall into disrepair