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State school campaigner Janet Downs explains why proposals for a new ‘no frills’ private school in England – charging parents just £52-a-week – will flop… Low fee paying...
One of the architects behind proposals for a low-cost private school in England explains why he believes the ‘no frills’ education model can take off… My work over...
Exams manager Paula Wood says confidence is at an all-time low in the exam marking system, but will Ofqual’s recent moderation announcements change that? Some 67,900 exam grades...
As the education select committee prepares to grill the schools minister Nick Gibb about primary assessment tomorrow, Nick Brook sets out his three priorities for the government’s upcoming...
The 1944 Education Act famously created three types of schools: academically selective grammars, selective technical schools, and secondary moderns for the hoi polloi. Grammars and secondary moderns charged...
Not only is there insufficient evidence to justify their use, body cameras may actually escalate situations in the classroom, says Alex Sutherland Police-style, body-worn cameras are being piloted by teachers...
The DfE should bat for the funding the school system needs, not bow down as soon as the Treasury comes calling, says Mike Cameron A couple of weeks...
New technology is changing the public sector workforce for the better, says Louis Coiffait. There may even come a day when an app will find that last-minute supply...
How can we know which schools are good if inspectors are inconsistent and biased and the data is wrong, asks Becky Allen. We want school inspection to be...
What ever happened to the colleges of education, those specialist teacher-training institutions that were effectively abolished across England and Wales in the 1970s and 80s? In some ways,...
While some schools have simply replaced the old levels with unhelpful practices, a number of companies are developing solutions to fill the gap, says Joshua Perry When the DfE announced...

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