Posts by: nick.linford

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Academy trust leaders have  again topped the Queen’s birthday honours list, with ARK chair Paul Marshall (above, centre) and Twyford church schools trust head Alice Hudson (below, right)...
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No one! Sadly, the hot-take edupolicy nerds asked to lay the initial bets from which we devised the honours list didn’t pick a single winner. (Yes, yes, punishment...
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Almost £1 billion will have been spent on bursaries for new teachers by next year, but their effectiveness has not been properly evaluated, the National Audit Office has...
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Teachers are “victim-blaming” pupils and often dismiss sexual harassment as “horseplay” because they lack the training and skills necessary to identify problems, MPs have been told. The House...
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The East Midlands is the “worst-performing region in the country”, where education for thousands of pupils is “distinctly second-division”, Sir Michael Wilshaw has said, after Ofsted bosses wrote...
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The best state schools should change their admissions rules and bus in more disadvantaged pupils to boost aspirations, the Sutton Trust has said, after it revealed disinterest in university trebled...
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Schools are not getting enough funding to provide for pupils with special educational needs (SEND), according to more than eight in ten school leaders. The survey by The...
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Schools are failing to equip pupils for an “uncertain world” and should teach problem-solving skills rather than simply training children to follow instructions, a former government adviser has...
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A panel of experts has been commissioned to examine whether teacher shortages could be addressed using migrants from outside the European Union after a recruiter reported having to...
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A key report from the body which recommends teachers’ pay will not be published until after the EU referendum, despite having been sent to government almost a month...
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New maths GCSEs are being introduced too quickly and are risking a “mess”, subject leaders today warned as one teacher reported working seven days a week to implement the...