Workload

Revealed: The 14 sector leaders on DfE’s workload reduction taskforce

Government also promises to update 2019 recruitment strategy, and new toolkit for flexible working

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
RAAC

RAAC: 100 schools at risk of collapse ordered to close

Everything school leaders need to know after the government escalated its RAAC response

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
A-level results 2023

A-level results 2023: London and south east pupils pull further ahead

While national grade standards return to 2019 levels, the regional outlook shows a new normal

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Schools Week Reporter
Politics

Tory adviser returns to DfE in schools policy role

Rory Gribbell swaps party political role for civil service gig

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Transgender guidance

Keegan wants ‘extreme caution’ from schools after trans advice delayed

Education secretary claimed guidance delay was to 'allow more time' to speak with teachers, parents and lawyers

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Schools Week Reporter
Ministers

£50k minister pay-offs, and 8 more DfE accounts findings

£20 million paid out in department staff shake-up, plus high needs deficits leave LAs facing 'financial failure'

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Ofsted

OGAT boss Martyn Oliver set for Ofsted chief inspector role

Sir Martyn Oliver runs leading turnaround trust, but has been criticised over exclusion rates and use of isolation

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Social mobility

College principal to succeed Birbalsingh as social mobility chair

Alun Francis has been filling in as interim chair since 'country's strictest headteacher' resigned in January

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Teacher given OBE last year guilty of misconduct over £180k bonuses

But former deputy head avoids ban as case dragged on for 'extremely long time'

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Schools Week Reporter