Oak National Academy

LocatED chief to lead ‘independent’ review of Oak academy

Lara Newman will look at quango's 'efficacy, governance, accountability and efficiency'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Oak National Academy

Oak confirms permanent chief executive

Matt Hood will continue to lead the curriculum body

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Curriculum

Oak Academy curriculum partners for 8 new subjects revealed

Contracts also awarded for primary music and secondary geography after previous applicants failed to meet quango's quality standards

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Oak National Academy

Oak looking at quality standards for external curriculum resources

The government's curriculum quango is exploring 'thresholds' providers would have to meet for it to signpost their resources

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Academies

Always talking up maths, in a country that talks it down

David Thomas was one of the youngest heads in the country. He’s set up a national online academy and...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Movers and Shakers

Ex-Labour education adviser appointed to new Oak board

Seven-strong permanent board at controversial arms-length body appointed

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Oak National Academy

Most teachers say Oak lessons didn’t cut workload

Evaluation also finds far fewer teachers used the online platform last year

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Oak National Academy

Oak launches £7m procurement for 8 more subjects

Organisations sought to provide curriculum resources for subjects including computing and religious education

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy will allow commercial use of its lessons

Move allows schools to adapt resources and share outside their organisation, but U-turn on geo-restriction plans

John Dickens
John Dickens