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EPI: Suspend Ofsted inspections until 2021 and launch retired teacher volunteer scheme

Suspending Ofsted inspections until next year and asking retired teachers to volunteer would help disadvantaged pupils “catch up” when...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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EPI study reveals postcode lottery of support staff spending

Pupils face a postcode lottery when it comes to spending on school support staff, with some schools spending up...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Free schools ‘failing to reach most disadvantaged areas’

The government’s flagship free schools programme is failing to reach some of England’s lowest performing areas and disproportionately drawing...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
News

Poorer pupils ‘would miss out under PM’s school funding pledge’

Disadvantaged pupils would miss out on additional money under the prime minister’s pledge to “level up” per-pupil funding for...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
News

The 6 key points from EPI’s ‘Secondary School Choice in England’ report

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published new analysis looking at how parents choose which secondary schools to send...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Disadvantaged pupils’ maths attainment sees England fall behind

England needs to double the number of disadvantaged pupils who achieve the top GCSE grades in maths to catch...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Universal Infant Free School Meals – what has the impact been so far?

Some parents and school leaders believe free lunches are having positive effects on the lives of infants and their...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
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Sir Michael Wilshaw joins board of Education Policy Institute

Sir Michael Wilshaw has become a trustee at Education Policy Institute (EPI) following his departure from Ofsted at the end...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg