SEND

Birmingham SEND caseloads hit over 500 children per worker

Commissioner's damning report shows 'dire' state of SEND provision, but also points the finger at government

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Schools Week mental health investigation longlisted for top journalism award

Eight-page special on the CAMHS crisis is in the running for the Paul Foot award for investigative and campaigning...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Students warned over hoax exam papers for sale

GCSE and A-level exams began this week

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Politics

DfE to correct academy claims after stats watchdog slapdown

Statistics regulator warns over 'transparency, quality and replicability' of data in 'case for a fully trust-led system' document

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Non-white candidates less likely to get into teacher training

Acceptance rates are 21 percentage points lower for black applicants than their white counterparts

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher training

Ambition wants £750k damages over ‘unlawful’ Institute of Teaching snub

Schools Week can also reveal the DfE is challenging an injunction to name the winning bid, as court documents...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Ofsted

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ computing curriculum

Lack of specialist computing teachers could have 'significant consequences'

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

BESA threatens legal action over ‘unlawful’ DfE plans for Oak

The British Education Suppliers Association claims government breached rules on subsidies, procurement and consultation

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Teacher training

Just 1 in 3 teacher trainers re-accredited after first review round

DfE says it now may run further application rounds after minority make the cut in ITT reform process

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker