News

Governors sacked and eight staff suspended as exam cheating investigation is widened

An academy trust has sacked a school’s entire board of governors and suspended eight staff amid exam cheating allegations....

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

Major report into academy trusts finds conflicts of interest and weak oversight

The education select committee has published an independent report highlighting conflicts of interests at academy trusts and concerns about...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

Schools Minister seeks to ‘export’ 100 brilliant school leaders with launch of £14m new incentive programme

A new programme to encourage high performing headteachers to consider less urban and lower performing parts of the country could...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

Up to 40 schools face ‘wave’ of Ofsted no notice inspections

Ofsted announced today it is to “mount a wave” of no notice inspections this month in light of the...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

Social mobility manifesto puts fairer school admissions at its heart

An education think-tank has published its manifesto and calls for school places to be allocated by ballot or ability...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Settle down — it’s a non-announcement from Nicky Morgan

Last week, as many teachers sweated through their first day back in the classroom, education secretary  Nicky Morgan dropped a...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips