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Profile: Nadia Paczuska

I’m standing beside a sugarbeet field somewhere in Suffolk trying to get to Nadia Paczuska’s school. It’s somewhere on…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Andy Buck

I pass through the glass doors of a tall building in deepest East London and a beaming Andy Buck…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Loic Menzies

An 11-year-old Loic Menzies made a choice many parents completing secondary school applications this month would struggle to support….

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Sharon Hague

It’s unlikely that many teachers expect to oversee more than 20,000 people and hundreds of thousands of exam results…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Rachel Snape

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe’s words are Rachel Snape’s motto…

Victoria
Victoria
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Interview: Damian Hinds reflects on his time as education secretary

Politics is a brutal game, and nothing quite epitomises that than seeing an ex-minister for the first time after…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker


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Profile: Michael Pain

Michael Pain was walking through Lincoln’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court in London – 12…

Victoria
Victoria
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Profile: Simon Connell

Simon Connell, the new chief executive of the Baker Dearing Trust, is on a mission to change perceptions of…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Profile: Rachel Wolf

Rachel Wolf was backpacking around Mexico in 2006 when a job as a researcher for then-shadow higher education minister…

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Trading places: how a trust broke down barriers

Two headteachers and a director of school improvement in Nottinghamshire have swapped roles for two years. It’s a move…

Evie Hayes
Evie Hayes
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Amarjit Cheema, chief executive of the Perry Hall Multi-Academy Trust

Amarjit Cheema is not a “top down” academy boss who believes in dictating how her schools or communities should…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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A look inside the only grade 1 UTC

If Lord Kenneth Baker could take a blueprint for the beleaguered university technical college (UTC) and multiply it across…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg

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DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
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Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger