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Education secretary Justine Greening announced today that a grade 4 will now be considered “a standard pass”, while grade 5 will be called a “strong pass”. So what’s...
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School leaders heckled the education secretary Justine Greening today over claims that grammar schools help close the attainment gap for disadvantaged pupils. Heads shouted “rubbish” and audibly groaned...
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Justine Greening has promised qualified teacher status will not be scrapped amid concerns the entry-bar into teaching is being lowered, instead insisting a “newly-strengthened” QTS route will be...
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Justine Greening has been warned that tinkering with the proposed national funding formula to appease senior politicians pressing for a more radical plan could cause it all to...
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An increase in teachers’ pay of just 1 per cent would cost schools an additional £250 million next year, the government has warned. Justine Greening, the education secretary,...
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Five parliamentary select committees have written to Justine Greening to say the demand for compulsory sex and relationships education (SRE), and personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)...
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The government has written one thank-you letter to a retired teacher in the past four years, despite launching a campaign to reward their contribution. The Department for Education...
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A group of educationists scrutinising the consequences of teachers working until their late 60s expect their interim findings to be published this month, seven months after they were...
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New laws forcing more schools to become academies will not happen in this academic year. That’s about the only certainty in a week of seemingly abandoned plans. It’s...
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Michael Gove has today backtracked on his historical resistance to new selective schools by saying the prime minister’s plans to expand grammars is “right” and will “spread excellence”....
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School Direct teacher training “needs to be longer” if trainees are to get the experience across different schools that Justine Greening has said she wants to see. The...