News

Labour conference: Your guide to the party’s new education policies

The party set out its stall at its annual conference in Brighton

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Diversity

Academy CEO diversity audit: More women bosses, but work to do

Campaigners have offered a 'cautious welcome', but note there is room for huge improvement

James Carr
James Carr
Covid, Ofsted

Pandemic, what pandemic? Heads worry Ofsted is failing to take Covid into account

Leaders fear missed opportunity to forge a positive relationship

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Council urges immediate stricter Covid controls across all schools

Staffordshire is believed to be the first local authority to recommend bringing back such wide-ranging measures

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

DfE U-turns on move to weekly school attendance collection

Last-minute change means schools must continue reporting data daily from tomorrow

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

School admission appeals flexibilities extended again to September 2022

Changes to the way appeals process works extended for another year, albeit with slightly different wording

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Starmer to pledge Ofsted ‘reform’ and thousands more teachers

Labour leader to commit to new 'national excellence programme' in conference speech

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

‘If you believe in what you’re doing, why would you bend?’

Love him or loathe him, Nick Gibb was made for the job of schools minister, says Jonathan Simons

John Dickens
JONATHAN SIMONS
Ofsted

Ofsted expansion hangs in spending review balance

Questions over pledge from 2019 to extend inspections

James Carr
James Carr