Tag: Nicky Morgan

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Access to high-performing secondary schools has not improved since 2010, and has become more geographically unequal, according to a report by the Education Policy Institute. The think-tank compared...
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Former education secretary Nicky Morgan has said teachers should not be measured on how they improve their pupils’ character, but experts have warned that regulation is needed if...
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The government has committed a further £1 million to fund Ofsted’s team that investigates illegal schools, despite the watchdog still failing to bring a single prosecution against an...
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Councils across England say compulsory sex education should be extended to academies in order to reduce the spread of sexually-transmitted infections in young adults. The Local Government Association...
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Controversial new government rules ordering schools to collect nationality data of pupils were introduced as a compromise to curb stricter plans for teachers to carry out immigration checks...
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The government has written one thank-you letter to a retired teacher in the past four years, despite launching a campaign to reward their contribution. The Department for Education...
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Ministers must “come clean” over recruitment figures for a landmark scheme to parachute elite teachers into struggling schools, say union leaders, as questions swirl around the scheme two...
Profiles
Every education secretary has a story of the day they were appointed. Estelle Morris forgot to take photo-ready shoes. Shirley Williams accepted via a late-night phone call in...
Experts
New laws forcing more schools to become academies will not happen in this academic year. That’s about the only certainty in a week of seemingly abandoned plans. It’s...
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Schools can apply to the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) for funding to carry out in-house research on the best ways to reduce staff workload. A...
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As Nicky Morgan leaves office, her one-time opposite number Lucy Powell glances over her legacy Teachers everywhere will rejoice that both Michael Gove and Nicky Morgan are no...