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New group to boost status of ethnic minority teachers

A networking and events group aimed at encouraging more black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates into teaching and headship...

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Jess Staufenberg
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No-resit GCSEs prompt rise in ‘special consideration’ requests – but ill pupils lose out

The number of requests for exam scripts to receive “special consideration” in marking increased this summer, mainly thanks to...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Bright Tribe investigation reveals chain breached rules – but will not face notice to improve

An investigation into a “top-performing” academy trust given government cash to drive up standards in northern schools has revealed...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Unpaid DfE coaching scheme for women teachers criticised as ‘tick-box exercise’

A government scheme to encourage more women to become school leaders has been dubbed a “tick-box exercise” by those...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Feeder pre-school charges £275 ‘retainer fee’ for free nursery place

A primary’s “feeder” pre-school has been charging parents a “retainer fee” of almost £300 to secure government-funded nursery places...

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Jess Staufenberg
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The Giles Academy trust issued with financial notice over ‘serious breach’ of land-buying agreement

An academy has been issued with a financial notice to improve after “seriously breaching” the academies financial handbook by...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Pupils who record own learning make four months’ progress in maths – and two other EEF trials

A programme that develops pupils’ ability to reflect on their own learning has returned promising results for attainment in...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Multi-academy trusts 6 times more likely to be named after men than women

Multi-academy trusts are six times more likely to be named after men than women, a Schools Week investigation has...

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Jess Staufenberg
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EEF trial finds breakfast clubs more effective than infant free school meals

Breakfast clubs are more cost-effective than the government’s flagship £1 billion universal infant free school meals policy in improving...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg