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The government has refused a committee recommendation to make it statutory for schools to develop a specific approach to sexual harassment among pupils, despite numerous MPs calling for...
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In a second look at all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs), Schools Week gives a further taste of their varying influences on government policy. APPGs seek to debate and bring...
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The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has launched another pilot to try to encourage qualified teachers back to the classroom – with the biggest financial rewards...
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The team behind David Cameron’s controversial “behavioural insights” unit has told school leaders how they can use letters, texts – and coffee – to “nudge” pupil behaviour. Behavioural...
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A trust in charge of two academies has been issued with a financial notice to improve – and the threat that its funding could be terminated if a reported...
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The Department for Education has released provisional figures for the number of trainee teachers recruited for this academic year. With trainee places for some subjects half or less...
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The school admissions watchdog has ruled that a new certificate used to confirm a pupil is from a “practising Catholic family” when applying for a school place is...
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Guidance on pupil exclusions originally published in December 2014 and set for implementation in January 2015 was pulled from the government webpage in February on the grounds of...
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Beginning this week, Schools Week is revealing its first investigation into all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs), uncovering how they influence education, set up meetings, and how they can label...
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A mobile phone app that encourages parents to play games at home with their children shows promise in closing the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged pupils, according to a...
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More school business managers must “aspire” to become senior executives as the rise in multi-academy trusts – and damaging financial scandals – require greater scrutiny of school accounts,...