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Behavioural insights team tells schools how to ‘nudge’ behaviour

The team behind David Cameron’s controversial “behavioural insights” unit has told school leaders how they can use letters, texts...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Ridings Federation of Academies issued with financial notice to improve over potential ‘£1 million deficit’

A trust in charge of two academies has been issued with a financial notice to improve – and the...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Drop in trainee teachers, and 4 other key findings from ITT data

The Department for Education has released provisional figures for the number of trainee teachers recruited for this academic year....

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Schools lack guidance on how to handle pupil exclusions

Guidance on pupil exclusions originally published in December 2014 and set for implementation in January 2015 was pulled from...

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Jess Staufenberg
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School admissions watchdog rejects ‘Catholic certificate’

The school admissions watchdog has ruled that a new certificate used to confirm a pupil is from a “practising...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Revealed: How All-Party Parliamentary Groups influence education policy

Beginning this week, Schools Week is revealing its first investigation into all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs), uncovering how they influence...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Gaming app claims to help children’s cognitive self-regulation

A mobile phone app that encourages parents to play games at home with their children shows promise in closing the...

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Jess Staufenberg
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More business managers need to train for future senior roles

More school business managers must “aspire” to become senior executives as the rise in multi-academy trusts – and damaging...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Let’s have a PGCE Plus with a SEND pathway, delegates told

A PGCE top-up training course for SEND – similar to a Pass Plus driving course, but for teaching –...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg