NGA Latest News

Mar
22

BBC governance survey reveals planned cuts in teachers and support staff

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The BBC has today published the results of an exclusive survey of more than a thousand NGA members. The survey looked at the decisions being made to try and manage the unprecedented financial pressure facing schools, and what the consequences of those decisions will be for teachers and pupils.

 
Mar
08

Spring Budget 2017

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, has delivered his spring Budget to the House of Commons.

Mar
07

NGA comments on Budget ‘investment boost’ for Education

Tuesday, 07 March 2017

The National Governors’ Association has learned this week's Budget will include an 'investment boost'  for education. 

Mar
01

Relationships and Sex Education to be made compulsory in all schools

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Justine Greening, the secretary of state for education, has confirmed today that Relationships and Sex Education will be made compulsory in all schools. 

Feb
28

‘Considerable number of Multi Academy Trusts are failing to improve’ say MPs

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The chair of the education select committee, Neil Carmichael MP, has said there are “significant concerns” about the performance, accountability and expansion of multi-academy trusts (MATs).

Feb
27

NGA and NAHT urge Chancellor to keep manifesto promise to protect per-pupil funding

Monday, 27 February 2017

The school leaders’ union NAHT and the National Governors' Association have published an open letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, calling for more money to be allocated to the education budget.

Feb
21

Government is failing to tackle teacher recruitment and retention, say MPs

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The government has been unable to address the challenges of teacher recruitment and consistently fails to meet recruitment targets, according to a Select Committee report out today. 

Jan
31

West Sussex governors are raising awareness about an important issue, says NGA

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The National Governors' Association comments on the warning from West Sussex governors that, unless their "urgent concerns" about a lack of funding are addressed, they will withdraw their services.

Jan
27

NGA announces new e-learning for school governors, trustees and clerks

Friday, 27 January 2017

The National Governors’ Association has today announced plans for a new online training platform launching in the summer term of 2017.

Jan
23

School budgets ‘close to breaking point' say NAHT

Monday, 23 January 2017

Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), has described the state of school budgets as ‘close to breaking point’.

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