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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...
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University technical colleges across the country are planning to recruit pupils a year before their standard 14 starting age owing to the demands of the new “big fat”...
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The Conservative pledge to ban councils from creating new places in schools graded below ‘good’ by Ofsted is not feasible unless academies can be forced to expand, experts...
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If elected, the Conservatives could change school admissions to allow recruitment of pupils from further afield, using what is known as a “doughnut” catchment arrangement, Schools Week has...
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A private tutoring firm claims that it has found a loophole for parents wanting to take their children on holiday during term-time. Tutor House, an agency based in...