Private schools

Faith school which segregated staff finally shut down

Rabia Boys and Girls School in Luton was accused of “actively undermining” British values by Michael Wilshaw in 2016

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Teacher departures down 17% during pandemic, plus 4 more school workforce findings

Teaching’s increasingly young and diverse workforce continued to grow last year as staff departures slumped during Covid, new figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

‘Cancel culture’, gender stereotypes and ‘extreme political stances’: What new DfE guidance says about RSE

New guidance on the teaching of relationships and sex education has been published by the Department for Education. The...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Diversity

How do we improve diversity in the media without tokenism?

Every summer, Schools Week publishes a count of how many women vs men – and how many BAME contributors – have...

Schools Week Reporter
CATH MURRAY
Opinion

The OECD’s PISA gender reporting reinforces unhelpful stereotypes

The OECD’s analysis of the gender gaps in education simply regurgitates centuries of educational bias, and it’s wrong, writes...

Expert Contributor
Markus Meier
News

Primary MATs have the widest gender pay gap

Primary school academy trusts have the largest pay gaps between men and women according to new national data –...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

It’s time to beat the gender pay gap in schools!

Schools will soon all be obliged to publish the differences in what they pay men and women. Sameena Choudry...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

A-levels 2017: Exam boards consider additional gender category for results tables

Exam boards are consulting with charities on plans to include an extra gender category in the annual release of...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Plans for new engineering A-level to recruit more creative students are dropped

Proposals to develop a new engineering A-level have been dropped, Schools Week can reveal, as more A-levels bite the...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg