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Starmer demands taskforce to close attainment gap

A national taskforce run by an independent body like the children’s commissioner should be set up to plan a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Heads enticed with conference tickets to attend ‘hosted meetings’

A major new education conference is offering free tickets and expenses of up to £750 in return for headteachers...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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The Seldon List: OECD chief and schools minister top trad-dominated education influencers list

Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s education chief, Nick Gibb, the schools minister, and Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted, have...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Thousands of children without EHCPs by government deadline

Almost 4,000 children with now-defunct statements of special educational needs were still waiting to transfer to the new education,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson