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As education secretary, Michael Gove was forced to create university technology colleges by George Osborne and David Cameron, a former senior minister has revealed. David Laws, a Liberal...
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A consultation on lengthening the time it takes teachers to fully qualify into the profession is set to launch today and will run over Christmas. Justine Greening told...
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The Department for Education this week published school-level data on GCSE and A-level results, including Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores. Here, Schools Week looks at the winners...
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Education firm Pearson has merged its schools publishing and UK exams arms, but insists it has “robust firewalls” to prevent staff developing tests from also writing textbooks. Pearson’s...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency has appointed a permanent chief executive to replace Peter Lauener. Eileen Milner, who joins the ESFA from the Care Quality Commission, will...
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The Northern Rocks conference kicked off with a minute-long round of applause for its co-organiser Emma Hardy, who was elected to parliament this month. The new MP for...
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New teachers have the same level of education as five years ago, despite recent squeezes on pay making the profession less attractive to new graduates. A new study by the...
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Low student numbers will lead to closure of another University Technical College, the sixth to close or announce closure since the project launched five years ago. The trustees...
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Schools Week staff were jokingly cautioned to “pipe down” when chief reporter John Dickens won an outstanding national education journalism award last week. Accepting the gong at the...