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Proposals to develop a new engineering A-level have been dropped, Schools Week can reveal, as more A-levels bite the dust. Schools Week reported last year that the Royal...
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Michael Gove has today backtracked on his historical resistance to new selective schools by saying the prime minister’s plans to expand grammars is “right” and will “spread excellence”....
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School Direct teacher training “needs to be longer” if trainees are to get the experience across different schools that Justine Greening has said she wants to see. The...
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Heads who taught PE or RE before leading failing academies are more likely to adopt a damaging “short-termist” approach to running schools, but are awarded the most honours....
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The diversity of ability within England’s classrooms is contributing to high teacher workload and needs new strategies that may include streaming and fewer teaching assistants, a researcher has...
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Private schools are bumping up their fees while state school funding remains flat, widening the attainment gap between the state and independent sectors, academics have claimed. Research published...
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A school waiting for investment under the government’s flagship building programme has been forced to reduce its pupil numbers after classrooms were deemed so unsafe they had to...
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The number of pupils passing a controversial fast-track IT qualification has soared by nearly 350 per cent in just 12 months, prompting concerns that it is pushing “more...
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Teachers will struggle to reduce their workload unless schools increase their class sizes, a new analysis has claimed. A report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI), published today,...
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A new report published by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) today has analysed teacher workload and professional development in secondary schools. The data, first gathered for the Teaching...
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The new grading system and a raft of government reforms mean GCSE results will not be comparable until at least 2022, a headteacher has warned. Liam Collins, headteacher...