Schools

Herrington: ‘We’ll miss targets if trusts act in their own interest’

Meeting literacy and numeracy targets will require academies' and councils cooperating, says national schools commissioner

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Teacher recruitment targets hiked as DfE predicts post-Covid exodus

Ministers have repeatedly missed past targets, but slashed trainee bursaries during a short-lived Covid boom

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

7 policies from Pearson to make exams fit for the future

Exam board advocates changes to performance measures and a rethink of the English and maths resit policy following major...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Covid reversing maths progress, national reference test shows

But the 2021 NRT suggests a 'surprising' lack of Covid impact on English performance

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Mathematics

Here are the trends in the latest mathematics GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9 results...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

A-level results 2021: Mathematics

Here are the trends in mathematics A-level for 2021. The proportion of A* grades issued increased slightly, while the...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted maths review ‘needs to be withdrawn’, experts warn

Academics want Ofsted to withdraw its review into teaching “high-quality” maths as they say that half the research cited...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ maths curriculum

Ofsted has highlighted the key qualities of teaching a ‘high-quality’ maths curriculum which raises pupil attainment and prevents struggling...

James Carr
James Carr