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The Cambridge Assessment Group has appointed a senior figure from Pearson as its new group chief executive, the University of Cambridge has announced. Bill Anderson, who became senior...
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Almost 50,000 children were recorded as “missing” from education last year, according to new research by the National Children’s Bureau. Data obtained by the NCB under the Freedom...
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A struggling studio school with low pupil numbers and “significant financial challenges” will close this summer, it has been confirmed. Manchester Creative Studio in Ancoats, which specialises in...
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MPs have today grilled the government’s top education officials over the state of academy finances. The parliamentary public accounts committee held a session with Jonathan Slater, the Department...
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The government is actively discussing whether the “overlap” between Ofsted and the regional schools commissioners (RSC) represents “value for money”, a leading figure has revealed. The director general...
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The headteachers’ union NAHT is demanding a five-per-cent pay rise for all school leaders and teachers. The National Association of Head Teachers has asked the School Teachers’ Review...
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The government’s universal infant free school meals policy has been costly for schools and will need more funding in future, according to new research. The study was funded...
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The new education secretary Damian Hinds spoke of the need for schools to focus on core subjects like maths, English and science in his first speech since starting...
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A government promise to give schools £10 million to help children get “close to nature” has been given a “cautious welcome” amid criticisms that it isn’t enough money...
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A schools apprenticeship and graduate recruitment agency stands accused of advising schools how to become “better off’ by exploiting tax incentive rules, following a joint investigation by Schools...
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The headteachers’ union NAHT wants MPs to back a draft law that would force councils to provide meals and activities for pupils in school holidays. A private members...