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Schools repeatedly damaged by flooding are mounting multi-million pound bids to move to new sites. The Department for Education will decide in the coming weeks whether or not...
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The Department for Education is in danger of falling below the floor standard for meeting its legal duty to respond on time to information requests – although it...
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The Department for Education is recruiting a team of “behavioural insights” experts to aid ministers in their policymaking decisions. The move is aimed at changing the “culture” of...
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The government is to stump up thousands of pounds in travel costs to send children from a closing university technical college to another 20 miles away, according to...
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More than half a billion pounds must be found by 2025 to top up an already unsustainable special needs budget and fund an “unprecedented” demand of pupils with...
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The Department for Education (DfE) did have an agreement in place to share pupil nationality data with the Home Office for immigration purposes, Schools Week can exclusively reveal....
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Schools in inner London and urban areas are most likely to lose out in the government’s funding shake-up. The Department for Education has published the second consultation on...
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has delivered a scathing verdict on the Department for Education’s (DfE) lack of leadership on school finances as deficits continue to balloon. The...
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has published its report into school finances today. Schools Week has the key findings: (You can read our news story here) 1. Schools...
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After months of covering stories on new rules requiring schools to collect information on pupils’ nationality and limits on researcher freedoms, new information came to light last week...
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The Department for Education has appointed Emran Mian, the director of the Social Market Foundation think tank and a critic of grammar schools, as its new head of...