Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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A private Christian school in east London is under investigation over “serious concerns” about its governance. The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of the Grangewood Educational...
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Planned reforms to children and young people’s mental health services “lack any ambition” and will put additional pressure on teachers without providing schools with extra resources, two powerful...
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The government has ignored headteachers and failed to “pay attention” to the fallout from its own policies, Angela Rayner said today. Addressing headteachers at the annual conference of...
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School leaders are being forced out of the profession by rising workloads, falling pay and a lack of support, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner warned today. Ahead of...
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The education secretary was in a conciliatory mood as he addressed his first NAHT union conference today. Damian Hinds spoke to heads about accountability, teacher recruitment and retention,...
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Headteachers know “better than the Department for Education” how to improve their schools, and should be trusted to “get on with the job”, the education secretary said today....
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Almost a year to the day since he was unveiled as the NAHT’s preferred candidate to replace Russell Hobby as its general secretary, Paul Whiteman is preparing to...
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New ‘principles’ for school accountability have been published by the Department for Education. The document sets out how the government will approach school accountability following sweeping changes to...
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A £5 million sabbatical fund will give experienced teachers the opportunity to take a break from the classroom, Damian Hinds will announce. The education secretary will set out...