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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CEO: My trust ‘pays the ...

Nov 17, 2019 by

Wayne Norrie, chief executive of the Greenwood Academy Trust, was critical of those turning to off-rolling to boosts their results An...

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10% of schools won’t con...

Nov 14, 2019 by

One in ten school leaders plan to ignore government demands to consult parents on developing new relationships and sex education...

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Schools losing teacher goodwil...

Oct 20, 2019 by

Teachers warn of problems with tying pay to pupil outcomes as researchers find PRP has no real impact Teachers are giving up running...

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Trial to investigate if ‘...

Oct 9, 2019 by

More than 100 primary schools are wanted to take part in a new trial to find out if enrichment activities, like visiting museums,...

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‘Adjust test scores for ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Teachers should adjust the test scores of children born in the summer term in a bid to tackle the inherent disadvantage facing...

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Ban all watches from exam room...

Sep 10, 2019 by

All watches should be banned from exam rooms and awarding organisations should do more to monitor leaks of exam papers on the dark...

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Gender gap widens, and 2 more ...

Sep 9, 2019 by

The government has today published further details of this year’s key stage 2 results, breaking them down by subsets such as gender...

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Confirmed: Teachers’ sta...

Sep 2, 2019 by

John Dickens – Starting salaries for teachers will be bumped up to £30,000 by 2022, the government has confirmed today. It...

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No grade boundaries change des...

Aug 25, 2019 by

Ofqual refused to alter English grade boundaries this year, despite the National Reference Test showing an ‘unexpected’...

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GCSE science entries boost due...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Kathryn Snowdon – The “Attenborough effect” – where pupils want to “make a difference” in the world – is fuelling an interest...

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Just 18% of teachers say Ofste...

Aug 20, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – Fewer than one in five teachers now believe Ofsted is a “reliable and trusted” judge of school standards...

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Boris Johnson to help schools ...

Aug 18, 2019 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged today to give schools the “powers they need to deal with bad behaviour and bullying”. In a...

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SENCos won’t have to pro...

Aug 5, 2019 by

Kathryn Snowdon – Special educational needs coordinators requesting permission to use readers for pupils will no longer have to...

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Proportion of trainee teachers...

Jul 27, 2019 by

The proportion of trainee teachers taking the school-led route has dropped for the first time in four years, new figures released on...

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Boris Johnson as prime ministe...

Jul 24, 2019 by

The former foreign secretary has won the Tory leadership race with 66.4% of the vote Freddie Whittaker – Boris Johnson, the...

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Teachers ‘to get 2.75% p...

Jul 21, 2019 by

Treasury is planning public service pay bonanza on Monday, according to the Times The government is planning to hand teachers and...

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