Assurances from Ms Keegan that schools can afford the cost will not alter the reality of the figures that they have in front of them. School leaders and teachers will be the ultimate judges of whether the pay offer stacks up, writes Geoff Barton in his weekly blog.
It should obviously never have needed a tragedy to prompt a watershed moment, however, ministers and Ofsted now have a responsibility to ensure that there are no more watershed moments, writes Geoff Barton in his weekly blog.
Mr Williamson’s comments in that WhatsApp exchange are appalling and contemptible. But he is far from being alone in believing in a false dichotomy between unions and workers, writes Geoff Barton in his weekly blog.