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The unions want schools to have more help to deal with complaints, after the government ended a useful customer satisfaction survey that ran for just three years. The...
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The Careers and Enterprise Company is taking a second shot at recruiting a more diverse range of employer-mentors for young people, after its first attempt left many industries...
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The chair of the parliamentary public accounts committee Meg Hillier has spoken out against costly private finance initiative contracts and warned that the scheme’s relaunch as PF2 is...
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An academy trust chief executive whose family business made almost £1.5 million in consultancy fees in two years has defended the deal, claiming it has been “instrumental” in...
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The Department for Education is almost a year behind on its target to link 1,000 women teachers with 1,000 coaches, through its scheme to encourage more female school...
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A church-led academy trust in Leicester has been warned it has “limited capacity” to improve its schools because many of them are “very small”. Ofsted said the Diocese...
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Over a third of school caterers feel excluded as members of staff and more than a quarter feel undervalued, a survey has revealed. Research by the trade union...
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So many teacher training providers failed to produce accurate data about their trainees that the National Audit Office has said it cannot be sure funds are being used...
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Plans for a formal agreement between grammar schools and the government to widen access for disadvantaged pupils have been interrupted by the appointment of a new education secretary....
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A 20-hour non-examined assessment in computer science will not count towards pupils’ final GCSE grades in 2018 or 2019 after tasks from the test were leaked online, Ofqual has...
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The number of school staff penalised for helping students cheat in exams has boomed this year, rising by around 150 per cent, but the number of penalties issued to...