Tag: education policy

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Paul Nuttall, a former history lecturer who served as the UK Independence Party’s spokesperson on education for two years has been named as its new leader. The 39-year-old,...
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Breakfast clubs are more cost-effective than the government’s flagship £1 billion universal infant free school meals policy in improving outcomes for pupils in disadvantaged areas, according to researchers....
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Academy trusts that want to set up “virtual centres of excellence” should be “cautious” about expected results, warns a technology director at a chain that already delivers online...
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Male education leaders have been encouraged to stop worrying about “saying the wrong thing” and to join a growing number of men promoting gender equality in the sector....
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Labour’s new education team is “rooted in the real world”, says shadow education secretary Angela Rayner in an apparent swipe at the government education line-up. Rayner, who stays...
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As another party conference season ebbs away, this is usually the part where I write a column about the education secretary. For the past two years I spent...
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One of the Conservative’s fiercest grammar advocates has said the policy is not only the morally “right thing” to do but is also a “winning formula” for gaining...
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Just five state schools have opened cadet clubs since former chancellor George Osborne announced a £50 million grant last year to boost the number of units five-fold. Figures...
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Schools are demanding copies of pupils’ passports, and asking parents to confirm if their children are asylum seekers or refugees amid confusion over a new legal duty requiring...
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Zimmer-framed educationist that I am, I was delighted to discover Schools Week’s new column on the history of education. So delighted, in fact, that I promptly (foolishly?) proposed...
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The government has said primary schools should provide at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day for pupils under a new strategy to tackle child obesity. The...