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Study finds pupil premium cuts £43m worse than DfE admits

Schools will miss out on £43 million more in pupil premium funding for the poorest children than admitted by...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Exclusion ‘must still be available’ to keep pupils and staff safe, say NEU leaders

The sanction of exclusion “must still be available” to keep victims of sexual abuse, violence and bullying safe, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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NEU conference votes to survey members on teacher pay strike action

The country’s largest education union will survey its members to “build towards a ballot for national strike action” if...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Fewer than 1 in 5 teachers support calls for full school lockdowns

Fewer than one in five teachers want schools to close, but over two in five think rotas should be...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Exams 2020: Education unions call for ‘urgent’ inquiry into grades fiasco

Unions representing hundreds of thousands of school staff have demanded an independent inquiry into the exam grades fiasco. Teaching...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Coronavirus: ‘Very real risk’ of spike if schools open too early, say teaching unions

The leaders of England’s two largest teaching unions have come together with others from across the UK and Ireland...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: How schools have dealt with day one of mass closures

Schools saw a “manageable” number of pupils arrive at their doors today as they begin to adjust to a...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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NEU urges government to start closing schools as new coronavirus guidance ‘increases anxiety’

The country’s largest education union wants the government to close some schools after claims new government guidance on containing...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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‘We are not convinced’ – leaders’ union ASCL won’t back #PauseOfsted campaign

The Association of School and College Leaders will not back calls for school staff to stop working as Ofsted...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker