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The whole point of the awards is to highlight successful approaches we didn’t even know existed Scientific evidence shows that well-designed prizes can be powerful drivers of behaviour...
What does a Labour voter from Morecambe, a Lib Dem voter from Truro and a Green voter from Brighton have in common? Yesterday they made a huge political...
It’s the last week of term and all through the school everyone’s . . . absolutely exhausted. The year has been brutal. Not that it was a surprise....
Tristram Hunt’s recent speech turned the spotlight on the benefits independent schools receive as a result of their charitable status. His focus was the business rate relief that...
I spent much of this year visiting school business management (SBM) professionals across the country; from rural locations in Cornwall, Northumbria and Cumbria to conurbations in London, Birmingham...
The end of Michael Gove’s reign as education secretary was the major educational event of the year. Most teachers and school leaders welcomed the departure of this most...
The principles underlying the changes to GCSE maths are sound. But the practicalities are less so. For a start, where will all the extra teachers come from? When...
Businesses benefit in all sorts of ways when they take on a young apprentice. It’s now financially easier too — and they can start the day they turn...
All children and young people deserve an inclusive and fulfilling education. But mainstream schools are not always the answer for those with autism who must have access to...
At 9.30am yesterday Michael Wilshaw launched Ofsted’s Annual Report. As ever, there were pre-arranged sound bites and heavily suggested take-away points. But if you dig down into the...
Pushing the academic path at the expense of technical education has stretched the link between education and the economy almost to breaking point In 1712, Thomas Newcomen installed...

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