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Teacher training framework changes will only be ‘moderate’, DfE says

It follows a review of the evidence underpinning the initial teacher training and early career frameworks

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Schools

EEF study to investigate impact of London’s free school meal roll-out

Independent evaluation would look at whether giving all primary pupils free meals boosts exam results, wellbeing and attendance

John Dickens
John Dickens
The Knowledge

Covid delays release of long-awaited phonics study

Important £1m trial study now due in 2023

John Dickens
John Dickens
Tutoring

NTP was a rough ride (and January didn’t help), says Francis

Running the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for its inaugural year was “a bit bumpier” than expected, but...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Long-serving DfE adviser Chris Paterson leaves to join EEF

A long-serving policy adviser at the Department for Education is to join the Education Endowment Foundation. The charity has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

‘The stakes are high’: how a Dutch HR firm landed the flagship tutoring contract

Standing at the despatch box yesterday shadow education secretary Kate Green took her opposite number to task over the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

New Covid study finds no reading loss, but confirms maths drop

Interim findings from another study into Covid lost learning have been published today. This one, funded by the Education...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Schools face new checks to ensure pupil premium spending ‘backed by evidence’

Schools will have to show their pupil premium spending is “backed by evidence” under new requirements announced by the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Former Ofsted head to lead new charity set up by EEF to run flagship tutoring scheme

A former Ofsted chief inspector will head a new charity that is hoping to takeover running the government’s flagship...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth