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Schools have been urged to develop a “different approach” to teaching refugee children after it emerged hundreds are still yet to enter the school system just weeks before...
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Education select committee chair Neil Carmichael has joined the growing ranks of politicians, policy experts and academics opposing Theresa May’s reported plan to lift the ban on grammar...
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Scottish MPs have not ruled out breaking with convention to block Theresa May’s bid to scrap the ban on new grammar schools in parliament, Schools Week can reveal....
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Pupils should be able to choose between computer science and design and technology as part of the EBacc, almost 90 MPs have said in a letter to the...
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More than 100 Conservative MPs have pledged to campaign for a wave of new grammar schools, reigniting the decades-long debate on the issue of selection. The opening of new...
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A committee of MPs and peers has called for an independent review of the Prevent duty after witnesses warned some teachers were “over-enthusiastic” with the duty and young Muslims...
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The implementation of the new national funding formula has been pushed back to 2018-19, Justine Greening has announced. The new education secretary has confirmed today that the government...
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The government has confirmed today it is still aiming to fund schools under a new national funding formula from 2017, indicating for the first time the new education...
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Schools should do more to encourage pupils as young as 12 to think about their post-18 choices, the University and College Admissions Service has said, sparking a call...
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Amanda Spielman has been approved by the Privy Council as Ofsted’s next chief inspector, the government has confirmed. The Department for Education told Schools Week this afternoon that the...
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The government should invest in early years education to ensure children are “school-ready” by the age of five, charity bosses have told MPs as ministers prepare to launch...