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The government should refocus its £75 million teaching and leadership innovation fund to help boost pupils’ speaking and listening skills, MPs were told today. Anita Kerwin-Nye, a leading special...
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Not a single failing school became an academy less than nine months after an inspection in at least 26 local authorities over the past three years, Schools Week...
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Ofsted will save more than £2 million by giving ‘good’ schools – and those with “serious weaknesses” – an extra year between inspections, Schools Week can exclusively reveal....
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Pupil referral units in Dorset are turning away some excluded pupils after the local authority ran out of money to fund them. Dorset county council says its learning...
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Schools should be forced to run related-party transactions past the government for prior approval, a powerful parliamentary committee has recommended – dividing opinion among unions and lobbying groups....
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Chief executives at some small academy trusts are raking in salaries as high as those with 10 times the schools under their control. Exclusive Schools Week analysis has...
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Schools with “serious weaknesses” will get an additional year to turn around their fortunes under changes announced by Ofsted today. The watchdog will increase the maximum time between...
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The proportion of women appointed to leadership roles in schools is rising, but men are still being promoted more quickly, new analysis shows. The Department for Education has...
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The government has abandoned a years-old proposal to force out-of-school settings to register with councils following a fierce backlash from faith leaders. Instead, a voluntary code of practice...