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Sixth form funding hike still leaves schools with less than they had in 2013, minister admits

Plans to raise the school funding rate for 16 to 19-year-olds will still leave schools with less than they...

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Rebooted Troops to Teachers fails to take off

Gavin Williamson’s rebooted attempts to train more armed forces veterans as teachers has been labelled “pointless” after take-up tanked....

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Profile: Simon Connell

Simon Connell, the new chief executive of the Baker Dearing Trust, is on a mission to change perceptions of...

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Billy Camden
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Revealed: 76 BTECs facing the axe in post-16 qualifications review

The Department for Education has confirmed plans to withdraw funding for 163 qualifications that “overlap” with A-levels – including...

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Billy Camden
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Academy option reopened for sixth-form colleges

The government is to reopen the option for sixth-form colleges to academise – widening its pool of potential sponsors....

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Billy Camden
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Academy trust stands by chair embroiled in police probe

An expanding academy trust is backing its chair despite the government referring his giant private training provider to the...

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Billy Camden
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Sector leaders unite against T-level plans that would force pupils to wait a year for a retake

Sector leaders have urged Ofqual to reconsider its proposal to only allow T-level exams in the summer, as it...

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Damian Hinds to crack down on related-party transactions and academy CEO pay

The education secretary has promised to clamp down on academy trusts which hand out lucrative contracts to family and...

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Billy Camden
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Ethnic minorities and young people urged to volunteer as school governors

A new campaign to tackle the “historic underrepresentation” as governors of ethnic minorities and younger people has been launched....

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