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Paul Nuttall, a former history lecturer who served as the UK Independence Party’s spokesperson on education for two years has been named as its new leader. The 39-year-old,...
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Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned against an over-reliance on data in judging schools, as he listed his proudest achievements at the helm of Ofsted in one of his...
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Schools and colleges have lost almost £6 million in funding this year as a result of new rules around GCSE English and maths resits. More than £5.9 million...
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The government has today confirmed a £50 million annual capital investment to deliver new grammar schools, but school leaders hoping for additional cash to address “severe funding pressures”...
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A teaching union is drafting new guidance for teachers and leaders on extremism after a Kent school cancelled a speech by an alumnus with extreme right-wing views. Simon...
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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...