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Most teachers and parents fear EBacc could narrow curriculum

More than two thirds of respondents to the DfE’s consultation on the English Baccalaureate are worried that schools will...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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DfE believes fewer teachers in creative subjects will be needed in the future

Official government figures show the demand for teachers in EBacc subjects is set to soar, indicating the subjects will...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Teacher drop-out rates highest in EBacc subjects, study finds

Drop-out rates for new teachers in key EBacc subjects is “particularly high”, a new analysis has claimed. A National...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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EBacc ‘increases arts subject entries’ but teacher numbers fall

The EBacc has prompted a rise in pupils taking at least one arts subject at GCSE – but the number...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Gibb urged to make arts EBacc commitment after £300m music hub pledge

Schools minister Nick Gibb has been urged to prove his commitment to the arts by introducing a “more creative...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Government told to ‘come clean’ on EBacc consultation findings after six-month delay

The government has failed to publish a report from its own consultation into the EBacc launched a year ago,...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Plans for new engineering A-level to recruit more creative students are dropped

Proposals to develop a new engineering A-level have been dropped, Schools Week can reveal, as more A-levels bite the...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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EBacc results 2016: Languages and art entries fall, while science soars

The government has released provisional key stage 4 data this morning that reveals how schools have fared in new...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Progress 8 results 2016: Key findings from the first national data release

The government has published analysis of provisional GCSE results data which shows for the first time national analysis of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker