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There was a sharp fall in top grades for science A-levels this year, following significant reforms to their content. The proportion of A* and A grades awarded to...
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Headteachers are missing out on training opportunities because of funding shortages and heavy workloads, according to research commissioned by the Department of Education. The study by CooperGibson Research...
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Middle leaders in schools could be trained to deliver careers advice through a proposed new apprenticeship. The teacher training charity Teach First has called for an “apprenticeship qualification”...
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Taking maths at A-level is more helpful for landing a place at a Russell Group university than studying at a grammar or private school, research from University College...
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A multi-academy trust will keep fighting to give pupils who attended its own primaries priority admission to its flagship west London secondary, despite legal setbacks. Aspirations Academies Trust...
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The proportion of school pupils who think they will go to university has fallen to its lowest level since 2009, a new poll reveals. According to an Ipsos...
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A private school with annual fees of £35,000 is looking to take on a £3.50-an-hour apprentice to tend its grounds, in a move branded “a disgrace” by one...
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Three in four teachers feel unable to access support to tackle their pupils’ mental health issues, a survey teaching union NASUWT has shown. An upsurge of mental health...
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Schools staff are being left in the dark about the presence of asbestos in their workplace, leaving them and their pupils at risk of exposure, a survey by...
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An alternative provision multi-academy trust has extended student therapeutic services to staff to help them to manage the challenges and pressures of their work. Speaking at the WomenEd...