Coronavirus: Don’t ‘read too m...

Aug 11, 2020 by

Comments come despite claims from the education secretary that the incomplete study supports return of pupils in September Freddie...

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Report reveals lockdown learni...

Jul 27, 2020 by

John Dickens – The attainment gap between primary pupils has widened by up 52 per cent during school closures, the first data...

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DELVE’s 8 policies to en...

Jul 27, 2020 by

John Dickens – A major new report today has called on the government to introduce new tests next year so the loss of learning...

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Coronavirus: DfE to update gui...

Jun 27, 2020 by

DfE is still advising school staff who are shielding because they are clinically extremely vulnerable not to go to work – for...

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Government owes school leaders...

May 30, 2020 by

As unions warn of school leaders of being legally exposed by ‘deeply flawed guidance‘, Simon Foulkes says the government must use its...

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Coronavirus: School attendance...

May 13, 2020 by

The proportion of pupils attending school rose to 2.4 per cent in the middle of last week, new figures show. Weekly attendance...

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DfE reports 10% rise in number...

May 7, 2020 by

The latest data shows there were 390,109 pupils with an EHC plan as of January 2020, up from 353,995 at the same point in 2019 The...

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Coronavirus: Working-class par...

Apr 12, 2020 by

James Carr – Working-class parents are less confident about teaching their children from home than their middle-class...

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Coronavirus: Pay suppliers ...

Mar 24, 2020 by

Guidance states public sector bodies must act to ensure suppliers at risk are in a position to resume service after the outbreak...

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DfE boss: SEND reforms and cut...

Mar 10, 2020 by

Permanent secretary tells MPs his department expected to make savings through 2014 reforms, but ended up with problems Freddie...

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DfE boss: SEND reforms and cut...

Mar 9, 2020 by

Freddie Whittaker – Failures of support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities have in part been driven by...

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Stowe Valley trust warned afte...

Mar 9, 2020 by

Samantha Booth – An academy trust could have funding axed for one of its schools after Ofsted found some pupils in year 7 and 8...

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Four findings from the EPI rep...

Mar 1, 2020 by

The Education Policy Institute today has released a report probing the teacher shortages and pay in England The Education Policy...

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Schools to make teacher body c...

Feb 7, 2020 by

Helene Mulholland – Three secondary schools in England are piloting the use of body-worn cameras for teachers to tackle bad...

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1 in 20 teachers has long-last...

Jan 28, 2020 by

Freddie Whittaker – One in 20 teachers report having a long-lasting mental health problem, but teaching isn’t the only...

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Ofsted illegal schools taskfor...

Jan 16, 2020 by

Ofsted team in charge of policing unregistered schools has investigated 618 settings, new figures reveal Freddie Whittaker –...

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Former Ofsted director Luke Tr...

Jan 13, 2020 by

Luke Tryl defended Ofsted’s ‘long overdue’ action to clamp down on ‘gaming’, and accused leaders of...

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EPI: Teachers’ wellbeing...

Jan 6, 2020 by

The Education Policy Institute today released its investigation into the wellbeing of the school workforce in England following...

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Support for excluded pupils ou...

Dec 15, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – The legal support available to excluded pupils outside London is almost non-existent, lawyers have...

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PISA 2018 shows persistent dis...

Dec 6, 2019 by

JOSHUA FULLARD – Today’s publication of the OECD’s international education league tables are likely to generate excited...

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