News

More areas with ‘struggling schools’ given access to leadership scheme

Struggling schools in 10 areas of England are to be given the chance to recruit “talented leaders” to help...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

One in four trainee teachers not prepared for poor student behaviour, survey reveals

A quarter of teachers say their initial teacher training (ITT) failed to prepare them for the management of poorly...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Ofsted deny media influence as council chiefs call for independent review

Ofsted is becoming too “media-driven” it has been warned, as local government leaders call for an independent review of...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Schools funding boss Lauener to also become Skills Funding Agency chief

The boss of the schools funding agency is set to add adult education to his list of responsibilities with...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Parents struggle with cost of school, say Children’s Commission

More than two thirds of parents have struggled with the cost of school, with half cutting back spending on...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
Opinion

Is a new model of school collaboration emerging?

Collaboration is a new buzzword in education, but there are many ways it can happen. Expert Alison Talbot describes...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Should sex education be compulsory? – Education Select Committee to hear evidence

MPs will tomorrow hear evidence about making sex and relationships education (SRE) compulsory in schools – ahead of a...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
Opinion

Three days of stalking David Laws: Lib Dem Conference round-up

In politics there’s a thin line between ‘boring’ and ‘professional’. Over the four days of Liberal Democrat conference in...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
Opinion

“Nicky Morgan & The Narrative of Success (If Few Policies)”: Day Two Conservative Conference Round-Up

Labelling new education secretary, Nicky Morgan, as ‘continuity Gove’, initially seemed a smart move by Labour. But her Conservative...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney