News

Major MAT Progress 8 scores tumble when accounting for ex-pupils

The progress scores of major multi-academy trusts including Harris Federation, Outwood Grange and Delta all drop off if they...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Teachers ARE motivated by pay, research shows

The idea that teachers are not motivated by pay is misleading and not backed by evidence, according to a...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Academy trust gender pay gap is three times the national average

Women working for academy trusts in England earn 31 per cent less than men, new research shows. According to...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Pupils moved in GCSE year from maintained schools as much as MATs

In some schools, 10 per cent of pupils leave before their GCSEs. Headteachers blame transient populations; academy critics say...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Long-awaited Ofsted report on double inspections to be published ‘before March’

A long-awaited Ofsted report on the “reliability” of inspections – tested through sending two inspectors to a school to...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Black girls take the lead in STEM subjects

Black girls are the only ethnic group that outnumber their male peers taking science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM)...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

The 7 schools doing REALLY well on Progress 8

High-quality homework and tireless teachers are behind the soaring success of outlier schools leading the way in new Progress...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

New findings reveal teacher training drop-out rates

The government has this afternoon published three reports analysing recruitment and retention issues. The National College for Teaching and...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

Ensuring more women progress into education leadership

A 2008 McKinsey report highlighted that the most powerful force holding women back is entrenched beliefs. To address this, at...

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