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Academies minister Lord Nash met with key officials from the studio schools programme to discuss a review of the model’s “concept”, new documents have revealed. The Department for...
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School census data from January 2017 has been released by the government today. Here are the main points… 1. Free school meal take-up rate falls to lowest on...
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South London’s controversial Durand Academy will have its funding agreement terminated and be handed to a new sponsor in 12 months, the head of the Education Funding Agency...
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Schools will be given the right to appeal against GCSE and A-level results if they suspect a marking error, Ofqual has announced today. The exams regulator changed the...
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The government remains committed to ensuring that no school loses money under the new national funding formula, the education secretary Justine Greening has said. Speaking in parliament today,...
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A £200,000 investment in mental health training for school staff will train just 1,000 teachers and only cover the first year of the programme, the government has admitted...
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A commitment to train secondary teachers to identify and deal with mental health problems in pupils will be funded by the government at a rate of just £67...
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A new generation of teachers-turned-MPs have vowed to fight school funding cuts after an election which saw education issues rise up the agenda. At least half a dozen...
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Chris Wormald, the former Department for Education boss once criticised for letting his staff play with party hats in a meeting about funding cuts, has been knighted Wormald,...
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The government has been affected by pre-election rules preventing civil servants from talking to the press for more than 25 weeks in just over two years, Schools Week...
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The new minister expected to be in charge of reforms to sex and relationships education opposes same-sex marriage and voted against its legalisation, it has emerged. Robert Goodwill,...