Posts by: Jess.Staufenberg

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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...
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Four new trials have won grant funding from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), including a trial to test whether GCSE grades can be boosted by not grading work....
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Entries to EBacc subjects have increased by almost 10 per cent as entries to non-EBacc subjects have dropped. In 2017, there were 3.85 million entries for the EBacc...
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An open bidding process should be introduced for school takeovers to combat the secrecy and occasionally poor choices made by schools commissioners, a new report has urged. Currently...
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The number of pupils with special educational needs waiting in limbo for school places has more than doubled, according to new figures. Released last week, the government data...