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Schools, colleges and education providers will be encouraged to focus on careers as LifeSkills National Careers Week (LNCW) launches on Monday. It comes at a time when careers...
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– Data challenges Tory pledge to ‘takeover’ mediocre schools – Overlap in pupils’ performance between Ofsted grades The prime minister’s assertion that schools labelled as “requiring improvement” by...
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A private school singled out by Prime Minister David Cameron in a speech this week has defended its record for sending pupils to top universities. Mr Cameron compared...
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Schools are facing squeezed finances, despite David Cameron’s pledge this week to safeguard the schools budget. Speaking on Monday at Kingsmead School in Enfield, north London, the prime...
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A proposed Conservative policy that primary head teachers be sacked if their pupils do not know their times-tables has come under attack from unions and a legal expert....
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Teaching unions have given a cautious welcome to Ofsted’s latest reforms that include new criteria across all inspections. From September, schools will be assessed on the same four...
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Four Conservative councillors behind plans to open a free school in south London that were scrapped at a cost to the taxpayer of more than £82,000 have applied...
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The Department for Education is inviting applications for the latest round of pupil premium summer school funding, with evidence suggesting they have a beneficial effect on academic attainment....
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President Obama may have committed to promoting the use of open educational resources (OER), but Leicester got there first. The local authority has announced that it is the...
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Schools have now had a week to digest the GCSE league tables released by the Department for Education. But have they spotted what we saw? Last week, the...
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Carers Trust, a UK carers’ charity, have launched a new website and online community for its young visitors. The website will aim to provide friendship and support online...