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The government has made the unprecedented decision to allow teacher training providers to recruit an extra 25 per cent of trainees on top of their original allocated amount....
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Schools are being urged to reschedule inset days to coincide with planned elections in order to reduce “unnecessary” school closures. Theresa May’s announcement this morning of a snap...
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Schools will not have to identify which pupils come from “ordinary working families”, Justine Greening has confirmed. The education secretary was speaking at St Mary’s University today to...
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Racism is “not discussed enough in schools”, a union leader has claimed, after new research found Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BME) teachers are given “stereotypical responsibilities” like...
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A specialist vocational school that outsourced its teaching has been handed a financial notice to improve, although it says the government signed-off on the arrangement. Energy Coast UTC...
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Schools and colleges are bracing themselves for a “significant” drop in English and maths A-level entries this year as pupils are put off by “tougher” GCSEs. English looks...
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The exams regulator Ofqual has today released the results of its annual survey on the perception of GCSEs, A-levels, and other qualifications in England. Over 2,000 people were...
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The closing Bolton Wanderers Free School (BWFS) is facing more scrutiny after promises in its original application appear not to have been fulfilled and “supporters” distance themselves from...
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Ofsted is considering tracking pupils’ and parents’ social media pages to help decide which schools need an intervention. But experts say that data from platforms such as Facebook...
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Four multi-academy trusts are gearing up to offer jobs to former pupils and send staff to train apprentices in other schools after successfully getting on to the new...
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An “inadequate” school linked to a former premier league football club and now closing in August because of financial concerns, paid almost £600,000 to the club in rent...