School buildings

Capital funding pot increasingly ‘preserve of the rich’

Analysis shows half of academies that offered to cough up higher amounts got CIF funding

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Ofsted

Ofsted: Teachers ‘underwhelmed’ by training opportunities

Key findings from the second phase of the watchdog's review into professional development

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Teacher Regulation Agency

Teacher misconduct hearings delayed for up to eight years

Three in ten current Teacher Regulation Agency cases were first referred more than two years ago.

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Jack Dyson
Management information systems

Competition watchdog launches another probe into SIMs

CMA probing concerns ESS SIMS could be 'abusing' its 'dominant' market position after Schools Week investigation

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Jack Dyson
Academies

MATs ‘more likely’ to be approved to run council-proposed special schools

DfE introduces expectation that bids via the 'free school presumption route' demonstrate 'resilience' in face of falling rolls and...

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Jack Dyson
Academies

Regional directors push growing MATs to mentors

Bosses of trusts wanting to expand are now being told by regional directors to get mentoring from experienced CEOs

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Jack Dyson
Academies

Regional director’s merger mission after ‘landgrabs’

Academy commissioner reveals 'countless' merger discussions with CEOs, as he defends DfE's 'coasting' policy

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Jack Dyson
Academies

‘Trust quality descriptors miss community focus’

CEO of one of England's biggest MATs calls for sixth 'pillar' of trust quality to be added to guidance

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Jack Dyson
School funding

DfE considers drawing up GAG pooling guidance

Move would give leaders 'more support' over how to handle academy cash, says official

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Jack Dyson