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Government faces legal action ...

Nov 22, 2017 by

The human rights charity Liberty will represent Against Borders for Children, which will focus on whether the policy infringes the...

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Grammar school establishes ...

Nov 21, 2017 by

Freddie Whittaker – The grammar school in Kent that was criticised last year for inviting alt-right media personality Milo...

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Small private schools struggle...

Nov 12, 2017 by

Small private schools are not failing Ofsted inspections because they refuse to teach British values, as the media has suggested, but...

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Teacher apprentices will be pa...

Oct 19, 2017 by

Freddie Whittaker – Trainee teachers on a new postgraduate teaching apprenticeship will be guaranteed an unqualified teacher’s...

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EEF launches new music, drama ...

Oct 17, 2017 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – Thousands of children across the England will take part in new trials to assess whether skills like...

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Councils charge foster familie...

Oct 16, 2017 by

Foster families around the country are being forced to pay for what should be free school transport – but councils will now be warned...

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Small private schools face £3,...

Oct 15, 2017 by

Jess Staufenberg – Some small private schools face a £3,800 hike in the fees they pay for Ofsted inspections, under changes...

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T-Levels: New ‘education...

Oct 11, 2017 by

Alix Robertson – An “education and childcare” T-level will be one of the first of the new post-16 routes into technical...

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Justine Greening announces tea...

Oct 2, 2017 by

Freddie Whittaker – The government will pilot a scheme of student loan forgiveness for teachers in shortage subjects working in...

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What are research schools?

Sep 26, 2017 by

Samantha Lauren King – There are now 22 research schools across the UK, and 11 are in government-identified social-mobility...

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Researchers slam Laker and Hil...

Sep 22, 2017 by

Jess Staufenberg – Rival researchers have condemned a new study that recommends controversial ways headteachers can turn...

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Private schools repeatedly fai...

Sep 19, 2017 by

Jess Staufenberg – Almost 200 small independent schools are still open despite repeatedly failing to reach Ofsted standards,...

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Minister slams academics who w...

Sep 10, 2017 by

Alix Robertson – Schools minister Nick Gibb has slammed academics refusing to engage with researchED, an international project...

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Mixed-ability groups barely ex...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Alix Robertson – Teaching pupils in mixed-ability groups is so unpopular that researchers struggled to find enough examples to...

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EBacc grades drop as pupils pu...

Aug 28, 2017 by

Jess Staufenberg – GCSE results reveal a spike in the lowest grades in some core EBacc subjects, which experts have said could...

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A-level results 2017: History ...

Aug 21, 2017 by

A-Levels 2017: ‘Politics yay, history boo’ – the changing tastes of 18-year-olds Freddie Whittaker – Record numbers of pupils...

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Boys’ A-level performanc...

Aug 14, 2017 by

Freddie Whittaker – This year’s A-level results are expected to show a surge in performance among boys, despite a fall in top...

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1 in 6 schools have character ...

Aug 4, 2017 by

Billy Camden – Fewer than one in six schools have formal plans in place to build character in pupils, despite nearly £10...

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Mixed schools boost ethnic int...

Aug 2, 2017 by

John Dickens – Pupils have less “anxiety” towards peers from other ethnic groups when they are taught in mixed schools, a...

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Dropping practicals from scien...

Jul 31, 2017 by

Dropping practicals from science A-level grades gets mixed response, says Ofqual report Jess Staufenberg – The reformed science...

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