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Full list: DfE board member register of interests
Register of interests: Department for Education executive and non-executive directors board members, February 2016 Chris Wormald: Miscellaneous and Unremunerated interests: Whitehall in Industry group- trustee Centre for Science...
New members join teacher pay review body
Three new members have joined the body tasked with recommending pay levels and working times for teachers. The School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) provides independent advice to the...
Five things we learned from Nicky Morgan's evidence to the education committee
Education secretary Nicky Morgan had the honour of being the new education select committee’s first guest of the Parliament this morning. Here’s what we learned from her 90...
18 New Free Schools: The Complete List
The latest wave of approved free school applications is as follows… Opening September 2016 – Rugby Free Secondary School, Warwickshire. 1,260 places for 11 to 19-year-olds. Set up...
Our ‘Top 10’ most-read expert articles so far
It is our first birthday this week and – in typical bank-holiday style – much of England is due to experience a bit of a washout. So to ease...
Institute of Education director to leave post for new university role
Institute of Education director Professor Chris Husbands has been thanked for his “impressive leadership” after announcing he will leave the post at the end of the year. Prof Husbands will...
Tributes paid to union founder
Tributes have been paid to the founding president of the Voice education union. Ray Bryant has been remembered as a man of “great principle” after his death on...
Academy chair and ex-DfE director, Theodore Agnew, appointed by Gove to new Justice board
Sir Theodore Agnew, previously a non-executive board member of the Department for Education, has been appointed to the same role at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), now led...
The ‘technicality’ that stopped a school from becoming an academy
The opposition of a single staff member to an academy conversion has halted the entire process – with the Government set to rewrite legislation after the loophole was exposed....

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