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DfE contradicts its own minister’s claims on tutoring scheme scale

The Department for Education has contradicted its own education secretary’s claim that six million pupils will benefit from the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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PM incorrectly claims 6 million pupils will benefit from tutoring

The prime minister has incorrectly claimed in Parliament that six million pupils will benefit from the government’s tutoring reforms....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

Randstad’s tutoring contract worth £37m less than total offered by DfE

Dutch outsourcing giant Randstad will take over the National Tutoring Programme for tens of millions of pounds less than...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

‘The stakes are high’: how a Dutch HR firm landed the flagship tutoring contract

Standing at the despatch box yesterday shadow education secretary Kate Green took her opposite number to task over the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Former Ofsted head to lead new charity set up by EEF to run flagship tutoring scheme

A former Ofsted chief inspector will head a new charity that is hoping to takeover running the government’s flagship...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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DfE’s Covid failures revealed: the NAO’s key findings

The Department for Education has been told to take “swift action” to review its response to the covid-19 pandemic...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Inside the government’s plan to take tutoring mainstream

As ministers start the hunt for an organisation to run the National Tutoring Programme for its second year, Schools...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Data reveals scale of National Tutoring Programme’s northern challenge

New data has revealed big variations in take-up of the government’s National Tutoring Programme across England, with schools in...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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National Tutoring Programme: Schools could pay 90% of session costs within three years as DfE ‘tapers’ subsidies

Government plans to “taper” subsidies for tuition delivered by its flagship National Tutoring Programme could leave schools having to...

James Carr
James Carr