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Oak National Academy

Oak confirms permanent chief executive

Matt Hood will continue to lead the curriculum body

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Ofsted

Schools ‘putting off’ SEND pupils face more Ofsted scrutiny

Watchdog gathers 'insights' from councils and checks if schools look 'out of kilter' with their area, says chief inspector

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Ofsted

Ofsted to scrap subject deep dives for ungraded inspections

Sir Martyn Oliver says 'it isn't helpful to cram' full inspection detail into ungraded visits

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Artificial Intelligence

Scientists wanted to help DfE ‘shape future of education’

The Department for Education is creating a new science advisory council and is looking for members

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Samantha Booth
SEND

Meet the trusts pioneering state-run private special schools

Plans follow revelation of private equity-backed firms making millions from running such schools

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SEND

SEND reforms pilot already nine months behind schedule

Some changes have gone down like 'cold sick', while others are more popular, consortium member reports

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Exams

Hacking homework for exam breach suspect

A 16-year-old boy has been cautioned in connection with an exam board cyber attack

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Samantha Booth
Music

Quarter of schools missing one-hour music target

Expectation was introduced in September as part of the government’s national plan for music

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Samantha Booth
News

DfE ‘actively looking’ at reforms to £10k special schools place funding

Deputy director Tom Goldman tells conference funding should 'probably' change over time

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Samantha Booth