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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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LIVE: researchED in pictures

This page will be updated all day with photos from the researchED conference, taking place at Raine’s Foundation school…

Philip Nye
Philip Nye
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Government forced to rethink £1.2m three bed house bought for free school

A £1.2m “historic residence” purchased for a new free school may not be used after the Education Funding Agency (EFA) agreed to consider alternative…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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ResearchEd returns to energise and ‘inoculate’ against bad research

The organisers of the ResearchEd conference have promised a packed schedule that will bring the best of education research…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford

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

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