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Less of a U-turn and more of a Z-turn

Do you remember last Saturday? It was boiling hot and the world was sunny – not least because Nicky...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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Government u-turns on forced academisation plan

The government has abandoned plans to force all schools to become academies, the government has confirmed. This is a u-turn on proposals...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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No academies u-turn announcement as Morgan dodges questions

Questions about the future role of local authorities in schools went unanswered as Nicky Morgan faced a grilling from...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

What would make an all-academy system work?

The schools landscape could look very different from how it does today, quite quickly, if the government’s vision for...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

‘It’s all about the money’: The REAL reason behind forced academisation

Why are the Conservatives intent on making every school into an academy? It’s not about standards, it’s all about...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Morgan: ‘No reverse gear’ over academisation plans

Although education secretary Nicky Morgan faced a relatively polite reception at the NASUWT conference, a few of her comments...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Teachers could strike over plan to make all schools academies

Teachers could strike over plans to turn all schools into academies, a leading teaching union has said. The leadership...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Morgan to be grilled by MPs over white paper academies plan

Education secretary Nicky Morgan will be grilled by MPs over her plans for education next month. Ms Morgan will...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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The Education Excellence Everywhere White Paper: Everything you need to know

Nicky Morgan today revealed her white paper for education to drive “Education Excellence Everywhere”. Here is everything you need...

John Dickens
John Dickens