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Coronavirus: Unions report academy trust to health and safety watchdog over ‘unsafe’ return of pupils

One of England’s largest academy trusts has been reported to the Health and Safety Executive over allegations it put...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Alternative provision academy trust turns to online learning to make savings

An academy trust in charge of 11 alternative provision academies intends to increase its use of online learning as part...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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GMB: Ark’s wealthy donors should bail out their struggling school

Wealthy supporters of one of England’s largest academy trusts should dip into their own pockets to help a struggling...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Hinds challenged over ‘dangerously inadequate’ SEND funding

A coalition of trade unions and 39 local authorities have written to the education secretary to warn of “dangerously...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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TAs miss out on training as funding plummets

Nearly half of teaching assistants claim to have received no training from their schools within the last year as...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Most new apprentice teaching assistants are paid just £3.50

The vast majority of apprentice teaching assistants are being used as “cheap labour” for just £3.50 an hour, the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson