Oak National Academy

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

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 seeking teachers to create and review new resources

Successful applicants to the paid roles will be employed by yet-to-be-appointed curriculum partners, rather than Oak itself

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Oak National Academy

Oak Academy seeks teachers for subject expert groups

A blind application process for its subject expert groups and new permanent board has been launched by Oak National...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy launches teacher input survey

Arms-length curriculum body Oak, which faces a judicial review legal challenge, said views from the sector would help shape...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy quango judicial review launched

Trade bodies claim quango poses 'existential risk' to sector viability, but Oak says legal action is 'extremely disappointing'

John Dickens
John Dickens
Politics

Lords lobbying minister to scrap Oak paid by ed tech firms

Parliamentarians are among those warning £42m quango is a waste of 'vital public funding'

John Dickens
John Dickens
Schools

Ministers set aside £43m for Oak National Academy

Government draws on contingency cash for new quango, as former Gove adviser joins board

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

DfE curriculum body plans risk sector ‘collapse’, warn resource suppliers

New education secretary urged to suspend predecessor's plans for Oak academy amid political uncertainty and competition fears

Tom Belger
Tom Belger