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I would publish more data and set fewer targets. I would make it easier for research organisations to access the treasure trove of information on the national pupil...
The next generation of school leaders should look to the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers for inspiration The self-improving school system — an underlying thread in the...
Forget 24-hour news, the internet and Twitter: parliamentary candidates will still go canvassing before May 7. Be prepared and seize the chance to grill them on education policy...
If this weekend’s Liberal Democrat spring conference taught us anything, it’s that education rises up the agenda when the coalition gloves are off. This partnership between the Lib...
Ofsted has become too pervasive. It is time now for it to become a regulator, rather than a school improver Ofsted has recognised the need for reform. It...
Education bursts with myths: such as teachers don’t need qualifications, local authorities control schools and academies raise standards. But there are more, all of them easy to disprove....
Last week, members of the government’s ‘assessment without levels’ commission were announced. Much was made of the fact that Nick Gibb, the minister in charge of the group,...
The DfE cannot compel academies to share their land, but changes to funding agreements will make it difficult to resist Amid concerns about the shortage of pupil places...
If you ask politicians, of all parties, to tell you what they really think would improve education – what do they say? Education is something that affects all...
Today’s Policy Exchange ‘research’ conveniently released a bunch of positive facts about free schools on the exact same day that David Cameron announced 49 new ones and committed...
In a press release today, the Department for Education claims: “This move brings the total number of free school places created since 2010 to almost a quarter of...

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