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The way in which the Dedicated Schools Grant, one of the main components of school funding, is calculated is changing. The Department for Education says that, for the...
School governors often spend more time governing than trustees in many other charities. Are staffing issues to blame? This is Trustees’ Week, but I imagine almost all academy...
Edition eight editorial New DfE building to include gym and art collection When Nicky Morgan said spare money should be spent in schools, she was right. Given we have...
A-level reform will leave sixth-form students facing increasingly difficult curriculum decisions and decreased attainment. Change is an inevitability that all teachers have become accustomed to in recent years....
The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) code of practice will give schools the impetus to review their approaches to supporting mental health. About one in 10 school-aged...
The way in which the Dedicated Schools Grant, one of the main components of school funding, is calculated is changing. The Department for Education says that, for the...
UK heads joined school leaders from around the world in Washington to explore ways of developing professional learning and providing effective feedback. Earlier this week, I was fortunate...
Edition seven editorial Free school sixth-form offer £500 recruitment ‘incentive’ to pupils A proposed sixth-form free school advertising £500 incentives to new pupils is at best questionable, but at...
Today the National Audit Office (NAO) released a document scrutinising the way schools are overseen and intervened on if under-performing. Reading it is illuminating. Academies have been complicated...
The transfer of initial teacher training numbers to the School Direct programme has all the makings of a crisis in future teacher supply There is no doubt that...
The UK’s 160,000 young carers do not do as well as their peers at school. Giving them the pupil premium is one way to lower their barriers to...

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