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Secondary school league tables to return in 2021-22

Secondary school league tables will be brought back next academic year after being suspended for two years because of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

New academy rules put trust autonomy at risk, say sector leaders

Sector leaders are warning the new academy trust handbook could undermine board autonomy , and demanding the government confirm...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
LPC, News, Politics

Labour refuses to rule out replacing Ofsted

Labour is “looking at all options” for an overhaul of the school accountability system, including replacing Ofsted. In an...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Damian Hinds’ changes will create an accountability revolution

The education secretary’s first great act in his new job won’t grab the headlines, but the way he’s simplified...

Mark Lehain
Mark Lehain
News

NAHT launches commission to investigate school accountability

The way schools are held to account will be investigated by a new independent commission that seeks to find...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
News

School performance data: winners and losers

The Department for Education this week published school-level data on GCSE and A-level results, including Progress 8 and Attainment...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

DfE planning changes to Progress 8 in 2018

The Department for Education will change the methodology for its Progress 8 accountability measure in 2018, after a consultation...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

Why councils should check up on academies

There is an accountability gap in the new education landscape that council scrutiny committees could help to fill, just...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor