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Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Meet the new education ministers

New ministers’ roles and responsibilities confirmed

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Baroness Barran is new academies minister

Former DCMS minister replaces Baroness Berridge

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Baroness Berridge gone as academies minister

Conservative peer has been in the role since February 2020

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

Alex Burghart and Will Quince join DfE ministerial team

Conservative MPs Alex Burghart and Will Quince have been appointed education ministers in Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Burghart, the MP…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

‘I will work with you’: Zahawi extends olive branch to demoralised sector

New education secretary pledges to ‘invest in’ schools in message to sector

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

Robin Walker: 9 facts about the new schools minister

Robin Walker has confirmed he is the new schools minister. He replaces Nick Gibb who was sacked yesterday after…

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth


Latest Opinions

Admissions, Education Reform

Why wait? Admissions reform is in your hands

Responding to ASCL’s proposal to reform the admissions code, Ed Vainker and Rebecca Cramer say schools don’t need to…

JL Dutaut
ED VAINKER AND REBECCA CRAMER
Covid

Schools mustn’t follow the DfE in abandoning vulnerable families

The new Covid guidance is already leading some schools to punish clinically vulnerable families, writes Jo Maugham. The DfE…

JL Dutaut
JOLYON MAUGHAM

Covid Latest

Covid

‘I simply can’t go on. I’m exhausted’: The heads planning early exit

Covid a factor for majority of those planning to leave early in next five years

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid vaccines for children: what schools need to know

The government has published guidance today on how the vaccine roll-out in schools for 12- to 15-year-olds will work….

John Dickens
John Dickens
Covid, Ofsted

Schools ‘prioritised’ food parcels over remote learning, and 4 other things we learned from Ofsted

Schools’ focus on making food parcels and visiting disadvantaged pupils in the first lockdown may have affected their “capacity”…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Government to scrap power to force school closures

Ministers publish Covid autumn and winter plan

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

£20m fine and 3 years in prison: how pressure groups are threatening schools over Covid jabs

Calls for guidance as pressure heaped on schools ahead of vaccine rollout

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Long read: Schools let down by government’s hot air on ventilation

Has England been left flapping in the wind as other countries race ahead with ventilation policies for schools? Schools…

James Carr

Review of the week

Latest Reviews

Jon Hutchinson’s blogs of the week, 13 September 2021

This week’s top blogs look at leadership and strategy, curriculum and generative learning, and the frameworks for early careers…

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The magic in the space between by Ian and Hilary Wigston

Just like the best mentoring, this book is less a how-to manual than a thought-provoking catalyst for change, writes…

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Gerry Robinson’s blogs of the week, 6 September 2021

Gerry Robinson’s top blogs look at welcoming students back, taking nothing for granted, leading with honesty, and spreading the…

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Latest Research

Research

Research: how can coaching lead to school improvement?

New research shows coaching can lead to school improvement, write Rachel Lofthouse and Trista Hollweck, and hints at best bets to make that…

JL Dutaut
RACHEL LOFTHOUSE* AND TRISTA HOLLWECK**
Research

Five research insights that shone a light on 2020/21

JL Dutaut selects five contributions to our regular research column that have informed and elightened our year   Are…

JL Dutaut
JL DUTAUT
Research

Research: How long actually is the school day?

After repeated calls to extend the school day, Gavin Williamson has admitted knowing little about it. Teacher Tapp has…

JL Dutaut
LAURA MCINERNEY

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