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Setting the right balance on homework is a tight-rope walk for teachers, but Britain’s so-called ‘strictest school’ has a plan, explains Jo Facer Every school faces the challenge...
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With no mention in the Queen’s speech, and its chief architect Nick Timothy no longer in post, the Government’s plan to remove the faith school admissions cap might,...
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The former senior DfE civil servant David Bell muses on one of the thorniest philosophical divides in education. Should it really all be about evidence? Just before the...
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Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people at school continue to face bullying, discrimination and isolation, argues Stonewall’s Sidonie Bertrand-Sheldon Homophobic language is a huge issue. A shocking 96...
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The NCTL was created in a rush and it’s time to reform it, structurally and operationally, argues Andrew Faux The National College for Teaching and Leadership was born...
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The NCTL’s procedures are robust and rigorous, says James Lynas, but it needs sufficient numbers of properly trained staff to apply the rules correctly The National College for...
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We must not downplay the seriousness of Trojan Horse, claims Jamie Martin, even if the case collapsed Barely a week after the Manchester Arena attack – which was...
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Five of Lee Donaghy’s former colleagues have had their names muddied and their careers ruined, he argues, through politically-motivated negligence As headteacher from 2001, Lindsey Clark transformed Park...
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Jon Andrews looks at how each of the three main parties proposes to tackle some of the main challenges facing education In every general election, education ranks with...
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The new board of the Foundation for Leadership in Education is all white and nearly all male – a fact which in no way reflects the reality of...
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UTCs face a big challenge in that the English school system isn’t set up for recruitment at 14, but there are ways to make it work, says Sam Parrett With the...