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Extra funding for pay rises should be targeted at teachers who are early in their careers and working in shortage subjects, the Education Policy Institute has said. This...
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Northumberland Council has abandoned plans to close as many as 14 schools. Instead, the local authority’s cabinet will be asked to rubber-stamp proposals for a council-backed multi-academy trust...
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A bankrupt county council siphoned off £9 million meant for school improvements in a desperate bid to prop up its depleted reserves, it has been revealed. Northamptonshire county...
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The Charity Commission has played down rumours it is taking a stronger stance on safeguarding at private and unregistered schools after opening more investigations in the past four...
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The parliamentary education committee has launched an inquiry into school and sixth-form funding, to consider whether a 10-year plan is needed to preserve “high quality” education. The inquiry,...
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Ofqual will not limit the number of teacher-examiners at private schools, despite a wave of cheating allegations at some of the country’s most prestigious schools last summer. The regulator...
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Chief executives at multi-academy trusts must stop and make changes as they develop or risk undermining their ability to improve schools sustainably, according to new research. A report...
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Ofsted has spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on meals in restaurants, nights in hotels, overseas travel and in bars, according to its credit card bill. The watchdog...
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One in four participants in the government’s doomed ‘Troops to Teachers’ course quit before earning their teaching qualification, Schools Week has learned, raising questions over the decision to...