Ofsted

School wants wider review after three Ofsted visits in two years

Inspectors returned twice to ‘gather more evidence’

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted: Teachers ‘underwhelmed’ by training opportunities

Key findings from the second phase of the watchdog’s review into professional development

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School buildings

Capital funding pot increasingly ‘preserve of the rich’

Analysis shows half of academies that offered to cough up higher amounts got CIF funding

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
News

Computers say no after security loaded onto exams

Software which reads out exam papers did not work after anti-hacking measures added

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Ofsted chief keen on ‘chartered status’ for inspectors

Sir Martyn Oliver touched on the fledgling idea during a Q&A with the Chartered College of Teaching

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Teacher Regulation Agency

Teacher misconduct hearings delayed for up to eight years

Three in ten current Teacher Regulation Agency cases were first referred more than two years ago.

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson


Recruitment and retention

Six ideas from MPs to aid recruitment and retention

Government must ‘use all the tools in the box’ to resolve problems

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
News

£134m unspent tutoring cash clawed back (and will fund teacher pay deal)

Schools did not spend nearly 40% of £352million NTP funding given to the sector last year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Attendance

Boosting attendance of ‘odd day’ absentees the ‘big prize’, says minister

The inside story of the government’s latest drive to cut absences

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Relationships and sex education

Is ‘inappropriate’ sex education ‘widespread’? Keegan doesn’t know

Education secretary also uses claim about ’72 genders’ thought to originate from a school outside England

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Support staff

Unions: £1,290 support staff pay offer ‘falls short’

‘Many workers will feel let down because their household bills continue to rise’

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Labour

Labour makes 6,500 extra teachers pledge one of its ‘steps for change’…

… but Sir Keir Starmer fails to provide any more details about how they’ll do it

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter