Tag: DfE

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The cost of the national and regional schools commissioners has sky-rocketed, from just £4 million when the roles were established in 2014 to £26 million last year, Schools...
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Mystery surrounds a meeting between an education minister and a furniture company over potential academy sponsorship, especially as the retailer has refused to confirm whether it even took...
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Explanations for why pupils are moved into alternative provision are to be centrally collected for the first time under changes coming into effect next year. The move will...
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The government appears to be tightening its grip on what is taught in schools, and is advertising three senior jobs handling curriculum policy. According to the job advert,...
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The Department for Education has been cautioned by the UK Statistics Authority for delaying data releases and providing unclear information to the public. It has been censured in...
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New “delivery managers” are to visit schools and identify problems with the way the Department for Education works, it has emerged. Job adverts published last week are seeking...
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Almost 200 small independent schools are still open despite repeatedly failing to reach Ofsted standards, according to new Schools Week analysis, suggesting the government needs to do more...
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Provisional results of the primary school key stage 2 SATs tests broken down at local authority and regional level have been released by the Department for Education this...
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The Department for Education has this week started the hunt for an organisation to review complaints made against Ofsted. The three year contract is valued at £100,000 and...
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A legal challenge brought against the Department for Education over the opening of a small-school sixth form has cost tax payers over £75,000. The case, which was settled...
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More than two thirds of respondents to the DfE’s consultation on the English Baccalaureate are worried that schools will be unable to maintain a broad and balanced curriculum as...