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Eton College headmaster suggests boarding school bursaries for children of 'squeezed middle' families
Boarding schools should offer bursaries to “squeezed middle” families with incomes of £60-80,000 so they are not left out of the sector and begin to “resent” it, the...
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Testing DfE Transparency - How easy is it to see the Register of Interests?
Were the Dead Sea Scrolls any easier to discover, I wonder? My setting was the more mundane headquarters of the Department for Education in Westminster, rather than caves...
Trojan Horse extremism 'won't be solved overnight' - Morgan
The extremism at the heart of the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham won’t be solved overnight, education secretary Nicky Morgan has admitted after hearing reports of death threats...
No talks held with Labour and Conservatives over education 'red lines', Laws confirms
The Liberal Democrats have not held talks with the Conservatives or Labour over their demands for education, David Laws has confirmed. Speaking exclusively to Schools Week following his...
Governor database demanded after headteacher reports Trojan Horse has 'not gone away'
A campaign for better governor training and a database of those removed or barred from boards will be launched by the NAHT after a headteacher reported death threats...
NAHT to hear from Nicky Morgan and David Laws at annual conference
Nicky Morgan and David Laws will address, and be quizzed by, members of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) today. NAHT deputy general secretary Kathy James thinks union...
Ofsted should recognise work of special schools, headteachers urge
Calls for Ofsted to acknowledge the work of special schools have been overwhelmingly backed by the membership of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). At the organisation’s...
NAHT members back call for national system of data sharing for free school meals
The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) will call for a national system of data sharing on free school meals entitlement after a motion to its annual conference...
NAHT launches mentoring programme for new headteachers
New headteachers will be able to take advantage of the wealth of experience from current and former heads in a new mentoring programme to be rolled out by...
Legal challenges could surge if schools aren't consulted on change, Hobby warns
Schools could increasingly turn to the legal system to reject disruptive changes if they are not “appropriately” consulted, NAHT general secretary Russell Hobby has warned. Mr Hobby, who will...