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The government’s spending watchdog has issued an adverse opinion on the Department for Education’s accounts for the second year running. The National Audit Office said the DfE group’s...
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The Chartered College of Teaching has appointed seven more teachers to its council. The new additions, who represent a variety of subjects and school types, join the 13...
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The government’s school computing revolution has cut off girls and poorer pupils from achieving vital technology qualifications, a new report has found. An annual study analysing the uptake...
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Councils are running classes for school managers on how to deal with the media in a crisis, while academy trusts are calling in consultants for up to £450...
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The government has issued its firmest statement yet that trusts should avoid running geographically isolated schools, raising serious questions over who will operate the far-flung academies that nobody...
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Ofsted will keep tabs on governors not committed to their roles after the watchdog found many lack the expertise to hold school leaders to account. The watchdog published...
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More than 10,700 schools are set to get extra cash under the government’s new fairer funding formula, while 9,128 will be funded at a lower level. The Department...
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Schools in inner London and urban areas are most likely to lose out in the government’s funding shake-up. The Department for Education has published the second consultation on...
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The government has today published further details about its new national funding formula. Schools Week has taken a closer look at each of the new funding blocks. The...
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has published its report into school finances today. Schools Week has the key findings: (You can read our news story here) 1. Schools...
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A leading academy trust is running £300-per-head sessions to advise school leaders on how they can restructure staff to deliver a “fit-for purpose” curriculum in the face of...