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The 16-19 accountability measures are changing. As the government releases its (very dense) guide setting out how the new measures will work, Schools Week’s Philip Nye, a former...
Ofsted is consulting on a single inspection framework covering all education institutions but Sue Cowley argues they are not in a position to say how early years settings...
Changing the perception that engineering is a job for the boys will take time, team effort and sustained commitment Figures compiled by the Women’s Engineering Society tell a...
Many teachers blame poor mental health on the stress on increasing workloads. The approaching general election makes it a prime time to lobby for change . Teachers do...
Encouraging small school and academy sixth forms to open has exacerbated non-progression between years 12 and 13 Last week’s story in Academies Week, “Free school ‘forced me out’...
Becoming an academy can help to raise school performance, but it’s more difficult if you’re on the coast Location really makes a difference to learners’ outcomes. I know:...
The 16-19 accountability measures are changing. As the government releases its (very dense) guide setting out how the new measures will work, Schools Week’s Philip Nye, a former...
It was steady as it goes at the three main party conferences this year with education ministers signalling their intentions to reduce structural change The party conferences had...
What can we learn about the future of education from the party conference season? Little of substance I’m afraid. Nicky Morgan got the best joke – ‘Nick Gibb...
In politics there’s a thin line between ‘boring’ and ‘professional’. Over the four days of Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow, however, the Schools Minister – David Laws –...
Rising workloads, stress levels and the pressures of greater accountability are deterring aspiring leaders from applying for headship posts Would you want to be a head teacher? Like...

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