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

‘Risky’ MFL GCSE reforms get go ahead – but delayed for a year

DfE has also 'broadened' vocabularly definition and given exam boards more flexibility

James Carr
James Carr
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: German

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: French

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE Results 2021: Spanish

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

£4m Latin excellence programme: What you need to know

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has vowed to tackle Latin’s “reputation as an elitist subject” with a new scheme to...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Ofqual mulls grading change for language and science A-levels

Ofqual is considering a change to the grading of A levels in modern languages and the sciences, if it...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

A third of state schools allow pupils to opt out of languages in year 9

Over a third of state schools now allow pupils to opt out of studying a language in year 9,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Urgent action needed to save MFL from ‘extinction’, claims expert

GCSE entries to modern foreign languages continued to fall this year, in a dropoff that could even see some...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson