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Some images are hard to shake. Year 6s crying for fear they will “fail” their primary tests. Year 11s drawing on each others’ shirts as they disappear for...
The NCTL was created in a rush and it’s time to reform it, structurally and operationally, argues Andrew Faux The National College for Teaching and Leadership was born...
The NCTL’s procedures are robust and rigorous, says James Lynas, but it needs sufficient numbers of properly trained staff to apply the rules correctly The National College for...
UTCs face a big challenge in that the English school system isn’t set up for recruitment at 14, but there are ways to make it work, says Sam Parrett With the...
The new board of the Foundation for Leadership in Education is all white and nearly all male – a fact which in no way reflects the reality of...
When Labour’s shadow minister for terrible live interview, Diane Abbott, made an error on national radio about the cost of police officers, she was laughed at. Not knowing...
Jon Andrews looks at how each of the three main parties proposes to tackle some of the main challenges facing education In every general election, education ranks with...
The Conservative manifesto talks about governing from the mainstream, but its education policies hardly match the rhetoric, claims Kiran Gill I recently wrote an assessment of Labour’s manifesto...
Participation in higher education from young people in disadvantaged groups is greater than ever – but is this the full picture? Andrew Berwick shares some insights from The...
Ramadan starts around May 27 for a month. Schools need to be prepared and aware that some students (and staff) will be fasting, says Amjad Ali Ramadan will...
Teachers face two types of demand that affect how they perceive their workload, says Ben White – which is why senior leaders must keep an eye on how...

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