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At the start of November, a certain corner of Twitter was flooded by posts from outraged teenage girls at Brentwood County High School in Essex, complaining they had...
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Private school teachers have spoken of their “unmanageable workloads” and “exhausted” colleagues, with a third reporting that they are expected to respond immediately to parents who contact them...
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The UCL Institute of Education (IoE) has appointed Dr Becky Allen, the current head of Education Datalab, as the director of its new Centre for Education Improvement Science. Allen,...
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A London MP is “confused” after a grammar school denied multiple reports in the press that it had plans to expand into his constituency. Despite large-scale media coverage...
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The Isle of Wight will launch a major consultation into shortening school summer holidays, a move that has been abandoned by other councils and academy trusts after problems...
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The Chartered College of Teaching has joined with medical and policing colleges to commit to using evidence-based practice. The Chartered College launched earlier this year as a professional...
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Leading education union figures have joined forces to demand a 5 per cent pay rise for teachers from 2018, just weeks before the chancellor is due to deliver...
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A study into using so-called “nudge theory” to encourage parents to pack healthier lunches for primary school students will publish its findings this month. Funded by Public Health...
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The new academies minister has encouraged academy trusts to team up and expand, and said they should aim to run between 12 and 20 schools, even if it...
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Ofsted is to review its approach to knife crime in schools following an intervention from the mayor of London. Mike Sheridan, Ofsted’s regional director for London, confirmed the...
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The government must urgently review the “fragmented” support for low-achieving pupils and those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), according to a new report. The ‘Educating for...