• DfE consults on extending teacher pension survivor rights to civil and same-sex partners

    The Department for Education has launched a consultation into plans to extend survivor benefits under the teachers’ pension scheme to civil and same-sex partners. The change, one of three proposed to the scheme, comes after the Supreme Court ruled in 2017 that the husband of former cavalry officer John Walker was entitled to the same

    11.45 May. 15th, 2019 | News

  • Government to fully-fund college pension cost increase

    The Department for Education has today revealed it will provide extra funding to cover the rise in pension contributions for colleges. The announcement followed a consultation launched in January, where the department asked feedback on its proposals to support certain education institutions with the increase to pension scheme in 2019/20. The DfE had previously said

    14.43 Apr. 10th, 2019 | News