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Schools should establish homework contracts with parents to set out everyone’s responsibilities in making sure it gets done, according to a new report. Pupils with parents who make...
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Education has “not done anything” to improve social mobility and has made inequality worse, according to the education economist Stephen Machin. Speaking at a debate held by the...
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Emma Hardy, Labour MP for Hull West and Hessle, has been elected to sit on the education select committee with a pledge to re-prioritise “the arts” in the...
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Teachers at the most deprived secondary schools are 70 per cent more likely to leave their jobs than those working in the most affluent areas, leaving their pupils...
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The government needs to help schools feel there is not “a purely punitive intervention approach” to helping them improve, the education secretary has said. The DfE must drive...
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Justine Greening has become the third government minister to announce a long-awaited “careers strategy”, two years after it was first mooted by government. The careers strategy will be...
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Good comprehensive schools are the best way to reverse stagnating social mobility, ahead of any other kind of educational provision, according to a new survey. Almost half (47...
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Almost every investigation into academy trusts by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) over the past four years has been prompted by a whistleblower. Fourteen of 15 published...
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The nomination process to elect headteachers and academy trust bosses onto influential boards that advise regional schools commissioners has launched today. The Department for Education has given top...
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The number of pupils leaving school to be educated at home has almost doubled over the past six years, an investigation by Schools Week reveals. The influx also...
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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has released the findings from four programmes aimed at improving pupil grades – with only one resulting in positive progress. A project which...