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It is in everyone’s interests to get SEND support right, says Claire Dorer. For many pupils that means a place in an independent special school It’s rare to...
People are getting their knickers in a twist this week about a bunch of separate budget-related things but keep talking about them as if they are all the...
As anyone who works in a challenging school will know, when children’s lives are consistently chaotic and their influences less than positive, they do not come to school...
Philip Hammond’s 2017 Budget will be remembered as a missed opportunity for education, says Russell Hobby When the government announced extra money to expand grammar schools yesterday, it...
Geoff Barton has emerged as victor in the battle for the coveted general secretary post at the Association of School and College Leaders. He takes over from interim...
Following the Treasury’s announcement of additional budget funding for technical education, ‘T-levels’ have been touted as the new alternative to A-Levels, but what exactly are they? Technical qualifications expert...
As long as pupils from independent schools are still more than twice as likely to attend a Russell Group university, we should all focus on doing everything we...
Opportunity areas are a welcome commitment to social mobility. They demonstrate a legitimate concern that all parts of the country should have a high quality education system. They...
Carolyn Roberts outlines what an ethical leadership code might look like and why it is needed The Association of School and College Leaders is launching a year-long project...
In a bid to recover some of the optimism of the 1990s, I’ve been listening to Boyzone this week. (You can judge, I don’t care, they’re great.) Their...
Education blogger @thatboycanteach explains what we can learn from studying the 2016 Key Stage 2 SATs results After the release of RAISEonline’s QLA data, teachers, Maths coordinators, and SLT alike...

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