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Schools will be more heavily judged on how they prepare pupils for the world of work after Ofsted warned they were putting the “nation’s future economic prosperity” at...
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The government needs to improve its teacher supply model and pilot a ‘Teach North’ training project to improve school performance in the north of England, a leading academies...
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It’s been two years since the first regional schools commissioners and their headteacher boards were appointed. To keep you up to date, Schools Week is running four updates...
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It’s been two years since the first regional schools commissioners and their headteacher boards were appointed. To keep you up to date, Schools Week is running four updates...
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More than one in ten ‘good’ secondary schools were promoted to outstanding grades by Ofsted despite having a “significant deterioration” in academic performance, a new analysis has revealed....
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The Education Policy Institute has released a major piece of research based on Ofsted inspection outcomes and school performance and demographic data. The report, School Inspection in England: Is...
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Pupils with low and high prior attainment are less likely to pass five GCSEs in fully selective areas, a Schools Week analysis of government data can reveal. High...
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Schools across England are being told by councils that they must foot the bill for the government’s apprenticeship levy, regardless of whether or not they employ their own...
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There has been no improvement in teacher supply in schools for a third consecutive, according to headteachers, who have reported a “bleak picture”. A survey of 1,094 school...
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School leaders face a landmark decision that will shape the future direction of their union as either a professional association or campaigning force after a headteacher won the...
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The leading educationalist Sir Michael Barber is to step down from his role as chief education adviser to Pearson, the company has revealed. Barber, who has led Pearson’s...