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Heads’ faith in A-levels slumps

Headteachers’ faith in AS and A-levels slumped after last year’s exam series, a new survey shows. Ofqual has published...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Heads struggle to keep up with DfE guidance updates

School leaders have had to read almost 100 updates to government guidance during the coronavirus crisis – a quarter...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Final schools reopening decision ‘to be made on May 28’

Ministers will make the final decision on whether to press ahead with its schools reopening plan on May 28,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Heads can refuse to reopen schools if they don’t think it’s safe, say leadership unions

Headteachers can refuse to reopen their schools to more pupils if they don’t believe they can do so safely,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Government must say why it wants to reopen schools, say heads

The government must explain why it wants to reopen schools in order to build “confidence and agreement” in its...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ofsted framework: Heads warn audit culture will ‘switch’ to exercise books

Headteachers have dismissed Ofsted’s claims that its new inspection framework will reduce workload, warning that a proposed shift from...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Revealed: the lack of diversity in education leadership roles

Only three per cent of the largest academy trusts in the country are led by non-white bosses, a new...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Headteachers Roundtable Summit 2018: Be bold, stay ethical and keep learning at the heart of solutions

Insufficient funding, excessive accountability, poor teacher retention and limited school autonomy were the core issues which 200 heads tackled...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Headteachers: take back control of school audit culture!

The endless papertrails modern school life seemingly requires are now actively making things worse for our overworked teachers. Becky...

Becky Allen
Becky Allen