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Participation in higher education from young people in disadvantaged groups is greater than ever – but is this the full picture? Andrew Berwick shares some insights from The...
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Teachers face two types of demand that affect how they perceive their workload, says Ben White – which is why senior leaders must keep an eye on how...
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Ramadan starts around May 27 for a month. Schools need to be prepared and aware that some students (and staff) will be fasting, says Amjad Ali Ramadan will...
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The reality of budget cuts for many teaching assistants are proposed new contracts and a loss of up to £4,000 a year, says Megan Charlton Teaching assistants may...
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Many academy heads seem to have swapped local authority and government bureaucracy for strict trust controls, says Christopher Toye One of the main drivers used to persuade schools...
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The editorial last week led to more responses than any other in Schools Week’s history. Here, one headteacher board member responds to the criticism – and our editor...
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The messages that teachers and school leaders give students about the value of GCSEs does have an impact, says David Putwain – although it may not be the...
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Those in charge of multi-academy trusts are not power-mad, says Alison Critchley – but government needs to be clearer about how trust governance should be structured If you...
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Protecting schools from cuts will not come cheap, says Luke Sibieta, so the political parties must be clear on how they will fund their manifesto promises Schools in...
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Most school issues – from curriculum to uniform changes – affect parents. But often they are the last people to know, says Emma Williams More schools are appealing...
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Last week The NUT and The Runnymede Trust launched their report ‘Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachers’. It included a number of heartening...