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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...
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The government is under mounting pressure to reveal detailed plans for its new teacher vacancy website and explain how exactly it will help schools save money. Ministers promised...
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The first application round for the £140 million strategic school improvement fund was neither fair nor transparent according to an independent evaluation of the process. An evaluation conducted by...
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Funding cuts mean schools are struggling to provide proper support for children with special educational needs and disabilities, the National Education Union has warned. In a survey of 901...