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The government has instructed councils and academy trusts to carry out fire safety checks on school buildings to identify any that may need further investigation in light of...
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An academy trust has abandoned the experimental holiday calendar it introduced to alleviate cost pressures and reduce term-time absences, after it actually caused a rise in pupils taking...
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Two new Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) trials will test how different careers education programmes can boost teenagers’ motivation at school, including one that links-up pupils with business mentors...
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The public appears to be split about whether government plans to expand grammar schools should go ahead or not, after a survey found over half would support the...
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Two education unions have joined with fire officers to demand “urgent reassurances” from Justine Greening about fire safety in schools after the Grenfell Tower blaze. The Fire brigades...
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The proportion of new schools being built with fire-preventing sprinklers has halved to just 35 per cent since 2010, prompting fresh concerns over pupil safety following the Grenfell...
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Schools across the country have experienced a surge in racial hate crimes in the aftermath of Brexit, new figures suggest. The number of schoolchildren arrested for racism has...
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Black, Asian and minority ethnic teachers are not able to move into senior roles unless they are endorsed by white people in positions of power, an educationist has...
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Membership of education trade unions is at its lowest level in nearly a decade, amid a 10 per cent plunge last year. The unions are blaming cuts to...
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The country’s first “super” school-led scheme to train language teachers has been given the go-ahead by the government to recruit its first cohort this September – though numbers...
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The body that runs the university technical colleges has been making bold claims about a surge in demand for places for 14-year-olds. New figures shared with Schools Week...