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Sixth-form colleges have received worse Ofsted grades this year, meaning that fewer than were first expected will now be permitted to create academy trusts. The drop was brought...
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The curriculum has been lost “as a needle in a haystack” within Ofsted inspections despite being the “real meat” of a good education, the chief inspector of Ofsted...
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Religious private schools that have repeatedly failed their legal equality duties have nevertheless been allowed to remain open – often with leaders still in key positions, Schools Week...
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More than 100 “sausage-machine schools” which recruit and lose high numbers of newly-qualified teachers in a “cycle of grinding down new recruits” are pushing teachers out of the...
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The government should “get rid” of an agreement that allows religious groups to receive millions of pounds to inspect their schools and give the money to Ofsted instead....
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Teachers and parents are set to strike on a picket line outside the Department for Education’s (DfE) London offices this morning in protest at more than a million...
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A key group behind the government’s computing reforms has urged ministers to reinstate a “reformed” IT GCSE after new figures revealed computer science entries have “stagnated”. Figures published...
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Teachers injured while breaking up fights between pupils are claiming tens of thousands of pounds each in compensation – and behaviour experts say schools must do more to...
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More than half of the country’s MPs are comprehensively-educated for the first time, in a shift academics say is “very welcome” given how much lower the proportion was...
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Andrew Moffat, an assistant headteacher at one of the largest primary schools in Birmingham, appears unstoppable: he is navigating a school bus down a street, dodging ladies in...
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A widening gap is emerging in the take-up of language GCSEs between pupils in London and the rest of the country, a new report has warned. London is...