Catch-up

Heads want tutor money directly after NTP ‘bureaucratic nightmare’

Staff 'don't have the capacity' to sign pupils up to flagship programme

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

DfE ‘encouraging’ schools to use tutors and mentors to cover staff shortages

The Department for Education is “actively encouraging” schools to use in-house tutors and academic mentors in “support of teaching”...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

Flagship tutor scheme ‘scandalously’ short of targets – with just 8% of mentoring provided

Official figures reveal flagging take-up of approved tuition, as schools choose to go their own way

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Tutoring stand-off set to end as providers sign contracts

Three week contract dispute with Randstad comes to a close

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

NTP was a rough ride (and January didn’t help), says Francis

Running the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for its inaugural year was “a bit bumpier” than expected, but...

Samantha Booth
News

Leading tutor providers missing from NTP over contract dispute

Leading tutoring organisations have not yet been approved to continue in the government’s flagship tutor programme because they are...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Tutoring

NTP row: Randstad can ‘confiscate a tuition business at will’

National Tutoring Programme contracts could allow new lead provider Randstad to remove its partners and take their business and...

Samantha Booth
Tutoring

National Tutoring Programme: Almost 1 in 5 enrolled pupils haven’t started tuition

Almost one in five pupils enrolled in the first year of the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme are still...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Only two of DfE’s 11 major projects ‘likely’ to achieve aims on time and budget

Only two of the Department for Education’s 11 major projects are considered “likely” to achieve their aims and come...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger