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Computing master teacher targe...

Sep 17, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – The government has finally hit its original target to train 400 computing master teachers – three years...

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Schools warned over new ‘...

Sep 11, 2018 by

Alix Robertson – The charity Stonewall has condemned the actions of pressure group Transgender Trend in publishing a set of...

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ResearchED 2018: 5 interesting...

Sep 9, 2018 by

Freddie Whittaker – Hundreds of education professionals gathered in London today as ResearchED held its national conference at...

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Private education firm Cognita...

Sep 5, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – A private education firm set up by a former Ofsted boss, and with almost 40 schools in England, has been...

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Spielman warns off-rolling ...

Aug 29, 2018 by

Alix Robertson – Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman has warned that the problem of schools removing pupils from the roll in...

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Pupil destinations will trump ...

Aug 22, 2018 by

Alix Robertson – The Department for Education is changing the way it judges the success of university technical colleges and...

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Discovery Learning trust has f...

Aug 12, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – A single academy trust will have its government funding terminated for good after its only school was...

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Black pupils less likely to ge...

Aug 9, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – Pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds and disadvantaged pupils are less likely to gain a place at church...

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Disadvantaged pupils get just ...

Aug 3, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – The most disadvantaged pupils secured just 4.5 per cent of all grammar school places last year. Data...

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5 lessons from the Shanghai ma...

Jul 24, 2018 by

CAROLINE HAMILTON – The UK can certainly learn from the Far East, says Caroline Hamilton, but cultural context is key, and what...

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Sadiq Khan urged to intervene ...

Jul 23, 2018 by

Freddie Whittaker – The mayor of London Sadiq Khan is under pressure to take action over the capital’s “special needs...

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Pupil data corrupted after bug...

Jul 18, 2018 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – A bug affecting school information management systems may have corrupted pupil data at thousands of...

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Confirmed: Compulsory relation...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Freddie Whittaker – Compulsory relationships and sex education will not extended to all schools until 2020, it has been...

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Educating Greater Manchester h...

Jul 15, 2018 by

Freddie Whittaker – Drew Povey, the headteacher featured in the hit TV series Educating Greater Manchester, has been suspended,...

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Ofsted gives schools no incent...

Jul 3, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg   A prominent peer whose inquiry into special educational needs paved the way for the practice of statementing has...

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No, teachers aren’t over...

Jun 28, 2018 by

JACK WORTH – Last week, the Taxpayers’ Alliance, a right-wing think-tank, tried to claim that teachers are paid too much,...

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Disadvantaged pupils get more ...

Jun 19, 2018 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – Pupils in disadvantaged areas are more likely to be taught by inexperienced maths teachers or someone...

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Teacher vacancy website up-and...

Jun 3, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – The government has finally launched a free teacher vacancy website in two regions of the country, promising...

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Private alternative providers ...

May 30, 2018 by

Jess Staufenberg – The woeful state of private alternative providers can be revealed for the first time, as a new analysis...

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Ofsted attempts parental charm...

May 29, 2018 by

Alix Robertson – Ofsted wants to make its inspection reports more accessible to parents because they are its “most important...

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