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Protecting schools from cuts will not come cheap, says Luke Sibieta, so the political parties must be clear on how they will fund their manifesto promises Schools in...
The messages that teachers and school leaders give students about the value of GCSEs does have an impact, says David Putwain – although it may not be the...
Headteacher boards are the most baffling and stupid part of the schools system. They are also corrupt, self-serving and secretive. Think that’s unfair? Prove it. Only you can’t....
Pupils will soon sit the first new “big fat maths” GCSE. Joanne Morgan looks at the challenges that it presented – and those still to come Two years...
Most school issues – from curriculum to uniform changes – affect parents. But often they are the last people to know, says Emma Williams More schools are appealing...
The benefits of sharing information with parents are enormous, but it’s difficult to know where the time might come from — teachers are already working more than 55...
A snap election during the summer term is about as welcome as a major football tournament. Both tend to disrupt pupils, who are usually more attentive to football,...
June’s general election is a make or break moment for schools and young people, says NAHT president and headteacher Anne Lyons. The good news about this surprise general...
Last week The NUT and The Runnymede Trust launched their report ‘Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachers’. It included a number of heartening...
The OECD reported yesterday that test anxiety of UK students is the third highest of 72 countries. The school leaders I speak to are fully aware that too...
So there’s going to be a general election. But what should it mean for schools? We asked a handful of education leaders and policy specialists: “If you could...

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