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The government’s long-awaited national funding formula will include a minimum per-pupil funding amount for both primary and secondary schools, Justine Greening has announced today. The education secretary says...
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The education secretary Justine Greening will be brought before MPs next month to answer questions about school funding, changes to GCSEs and educational outcomes for poorer children, the...
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Two new directors have been appointed at the Durand Academy Trust following the resignation of controversial former headteacher Sir Greg Martin. Company records show Rebecca Pickard, the school’s...
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Workload is the “most important factor” for teachers leaving the profession, with government initiatives and policy changes not far behind, research by the Department for Education has found....
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Teaching unions have once again demanded that the government remove the cap on all public sector pay rises, after it was lifted for police and prison officers. The...
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The OECD has published its annual education at a glance report, which compares various education statistics between its 35 member countries. Here are the main points relating to the UK…...
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The full membership of the House of Commons education committee has been confirmed. Five Conservative MPs, five Labour MPs and one Scottish National Party MP will serve under...
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The government cannot prove its efforts to boost teacher retention and quality are having a positive impact or achieving value for money, the National Audit Office has said...
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The government will lean on “reluctant” councils to place vulnerable children in boarding schools instead of costly residential care, an education minister has said. Officials will promote boarding...
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Five new university technical colleges (UTCs) have opened their doors this month, including one that was so popular it had to increase capacity before it even opened. The...
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Just one of the 10 new technical qualifications developed for 14- to 16-year-olds has been signed off by the government, AQA has admitted. The exam board says nine...