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The number of teachers gaining qualified status (QTS) through an “assessment-only” route – involving about four hours of lesson observation and no further training – has more than...
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Pupils in Catholic schools are the “most ethnically diverse in the country”, proving that a religious ethos is “not divisive”, says the Catholic Education Service (CES). The Catholic...
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Academies can expect auditors to look “increasingly closely” at dwindling levels of cash reserves with experts warning the new national funding formula will not be a “miracle cure”...
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Five parliamentary select committees have written to Justine Greening to say the demand for compulsory sex and relationships education (SRE), and personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)...
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Girls in year 5 performed “significantly” worse than boys in mathematics in England, amid a mixed global picture for closing gender gaps in attainment, according to an analysis...
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England has retained its place as a solid performer in maths and science for year 5 and year 9 pupils – but has seen no overall improvement since...
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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...