News

Whitty makes case for teen vaccine amid ‘substantial transmission’ fears

Giving teenagers the vaccine will help manage disruption to schools and mitigate against the impact of a potential winter…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
ITT

From ‘world’s finest’ to ‘inadequate’: Teacher trainers fail new Ofsted test

Concerns watchdog out to ‘discredit’ sector as 8 providers rated less than ‘good’

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid

Teacher survey on remote learning: 5 things we learned

Pupils in the poorest areas covered only two-thirds of the material while learning remotely as their peers in the…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Ofsted to review tutoring and teachers’ professional development reforms

Watchdog tasked by government with reviewing two key catch-up policies

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Sexism

Standalone trust could be stripped of school over ‘culture’ of sexism

An academy trust could be stripped of its only school after Ofsted found a “pervading culture” of sexist and…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Covid absence falls to 1.5% after self-isolation rules relaxed

But absences due to suspected or confirmed cases remain similar to the end of last term

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker


Covid

Minister condemns ‘intimidation’ of schools after vaccination death threat warning

Vaccines minister says schools should ‘not be afraid to speak to the police’

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Oak academy’s end-of-year report: 8 things we learned

Oak National Academy’s new annual report provides insight into its impact over the last academic year and plans for…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Create ‘voluntary third session’ in school day, says children’s commissioner

Dame Rachel de Souza issues report in response to ‘Big Ask’ consultation

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

Resist calls to scrap GCSEs and ‘excuse failing standards’, Gibb tells successors

Former schools minister issues message to new DfE team in article

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Governance

Trust that shortlists ‘blind’ wins governance award

Schools and trusts recognised at National Governance Association awards

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Meet the new education ministers

The new ministerial team is complete, but their responsibilities are yet to be confirmed

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth

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Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger