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Free school decision letters published after two year battle

After a two year battle, the Department for Education (DfE) has published decision letters sent to the first waves…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Social mobility manifesto puts fairer school admissions at its heart

An education think-tank has published its manifesto and calls for school places to be allocated by ballot or ability…

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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Schools Minister seeks to ‘export’ 100 brilliant school leaders with launch of £14m new incentive programme

A new programme to encourage high performing headteachers to consider less urban and lower performing parts of the country could…

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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Hunt favours UTC ‘organic growth’ over Adonis target

Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has highlighted unknown costs and recent failure as a reason to be cautious…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Teaching leadership union reveals findings from the Great Education Debate

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) are today launching a new publication that sets out the findings…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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NUT executive vote against co-ordinated strike action

A “failed opportunity” is how a member of the National Union of Teachers’ (NUT) executive has described a decision…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford


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researchED: Evidence will ‘liberate’ teachers – Gibb

Nick Gibb, the Minister for School Reform, today told an audience of teachers, academics and policymakers that evidence was…

Philip Nye
Philip Nye
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researchED 2014: At least two Ofsted inspectors dropped over plagiarism

Two Ofsted inspectors have been dismissed after they were found to have copied and pasted elements of inspection reports. Asked about…

Philip Nye
Philip Nye
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Under the eye of your own ‘Sherlock Holmes’

The headteacher of the Huntington School in York presented a new project that introduces “Sherlock Holmes” into schools. John…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Why girls are shunning a-level physics

Carol Davenport wants to boost the number of young people taking A-level physics, especially girls and those from under-represented…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Research won’t ‘tell teachers what to do’

Professor Dylan Wiliam believes that education will always “fall short” of being a research-based profession. Dr Wiliam (pictured), emeritus…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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ResearchED 2014 begins

The second researchED conference has kicked off, with several hundred teachers, researchers, academics and policy makers packing into Raine’s…

Philip Nye
Philip Nye

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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
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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
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