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The Department for Education has attempted to hide internal emails showing Lord Nash’s intention to massage the presentation of figures that reveal the spiralling costs of rebrokering academies....
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Personal details belonging to millions of teachers, pupils and parents who use Edmodo, the ‘Facebook for schools’ application, are reportedly on sale on the dark web. A hacker...
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The education manifesto pledges of political parties have come under the microscope by two thinks tanks today. The Education Policy Institute has published a study analysing each party’s...
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Ailing university technical colleges should be converted into 16-19 colleges, with all studio schools joining multi-academy trusts to stave off closure, says a new report. A major study...
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The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has appointed a new chief executive, with the trust’s sponsor taking on the vacant chair role following high-profile resignations. The trust announced...
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UKIP has pledged to open a grammar school “in every town” after launching its general election 2017 manifesto today. The manifesto stated grammar schools boosted social mobility by...
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Ministers have been called on to allow school teacher training providers access to the same pool of graduates targeted by Teach First after a new row over the...
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Inspiration Trust, the academy chain run by Dame Rachel de Souza, is planning to develop its own “knowledge-led” curriculum after admitting it has focused too much on “unsustainable”...
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The government is planning to step in and establish a national pool of ‘trusted’ supply teacher agencies in a bid to help schools cut down on spiralling agency...
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One of the country’s leading umbrella companies for supply teachers denies it is passing on the costs of the government’s new apprenticeship levy to employees. But Schools Week...
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Russell Hobby has been appointed as chief executive of the teacher training charity Teach First. Hobby, currently general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, will take...