Schools

Abuse inquiry demands tougher school safeguarding rules

The indendent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) wants to fix 'shortcomings' in safeguarding training, data-sharing, checks and sanctions

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

DfE clamps down on loophole allowing fraudsters in classrooms

New banning powers would also apply to ex-teachers and those in online schools

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Off-rolling

Three academy leaders guilty of misconduct over off-rolling scandal

Two of the ex-staff at Samuel Ward Academy in Suffolk were also rebuked over exam "malpractice"

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

Trust boss accused over ‘culture of cheating’ and off-rolling at flagship school

An award-winning trust CEO and two colleagues face misconduct claims over exam malpractice and off-rolling to keep its flagship...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Revised safety and sexual harassment guidance: 8 things you need to know

The government has issued beefed-up guidance on tackling sexual misconduct in schools, warning downplaying it as “banter” can normalise...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

New ‘witness charter’ to protect teachers in misconduct hearings

The Teaching Regulation Agency has drawn up a “witness charter” to protect teachers who give evidence in misconduct hearings....

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg