Governance

60 new governance experts appointed (and they’ll be paid for first time)

The new National Leaders of Governance will help boards 'realise their full potential'

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Schools Week Reporter
Covid

The councils forced into school Covid action

11 councils are advising all schools in their areas to reintroduce Covid classroom measures

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Schools Week Reporter
Social mobility

Katharine Birbalsingh to become government’s new social mobility tsar

Country's 'strictest head' previously said 'woke are racist' and warned against teaching "white privilege"

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Schools Week Reporter
Covid

Bring back bubbles and masks in classroom, unions tell Zahawi

A joint letter from five unions, also sent to councils, calls for urgent action as cases rise

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Schools Week Reporter
School Leadership

NAHT wants more support to ease heads’ workload

Leaders' union will debate conference motion to investigate how to better support workloads

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Schools Week Reporter
Politics

Zahawi appoints former head Mark Lehain as policy adviser

Former director of the New Schools Network and Parents and Teachers for Excellence joins DfE team

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Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Ministers ponder pilot scheme for ‘mini-UTCs’ within schools

The Baker Dearing Trust is hoping to pilot what they call 'UTC sleeves' in ten schools

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Schools Week Reporter
News

DfE ITT market review: the 9 things you need to know

The Department for Education has published its initial teacher training market review and consultation on the recommendations today. Schools...

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Schools Week Reporter
News

DfE officials plan schools white paper to deliver Williamson’s ‘vision’ for schools

Gavin Williamson has pledged to set out a “broader vision” for the school system later this year, with officials...

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Schools Week Reporter