Posts by: Jess.Staufenberg

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The Department for Education (DfE) has been accused of “failing to lead by example” on school transparency after publishing concise board meeting minutes up to two years late....
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A parent has lost a landmark case in the Supreme Court that he should be allowed to take his daughter on holiday during term-time, with parents now required to...
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A Church of England school is consulting on opening a free school which would break the 50 per cent cap on religious places – but said its website...
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The government’s “disastrous” changes to how universities and other teacher training providers offer places led to a 7 per cent drop last year in the number of applicants...
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A pupil encouraged by a teacher to enter a competition to design the new pound coin says he will be keeping his achievement “as quiet as possible” when...
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A Kent headteacher has told parents they will need to pay for their child to be part of the school’s sports team due to budget cuts. Lee Hunter,...
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Pupils who are taught in 12-minute lessons that are repeated 24 hours later remember material much better, new research suggests. A trial of “spaced learning” showed pupils seemed...
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One in three schools is not offering pupils with special educational needs (SEND) work experience, sidelining “precisely” the young people who need the most employment help. New government...
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Some schools are generating tens of thousands of pounds a year by renting out wedding spaces, hiring out food vans and opening shops. In an effort to make...
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A local authority has taken the unusual step of pleading with a regional schools commissioner for an inadequate academy to get a new sponsor. Wolverhampton council wrote to...
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A university access scheme has been blasted by MPs after a third of the pupils benefiting from the programme were found to be privately educated. Bristol University Scholars...