Schools

BESA threatens legal action over ‘unlawful’ DfE plans for Oak

The British Education Suppliers Association claims government breached rules on subsidies, procurement and consultation

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

New DfE powers to ban online teachers amid grooming fears

The government plans to close a series of loopholes in its teacher misconduct regime

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Oak academy to move into public hands with ‘no privatisation’ and independence condition

Education secretary will say he’s committed to building on the ‘by teachers, for teachers’ approach behind its launch’

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Sponsored post

Education forward: tending to the digital shoots of lockdown learning

“In technology terms we have probably leapt forward further in five weeks than we would have achieved without the...

RM Vantage
RM Vantage
Covid

Teacher survey on remote learning: 5 things we learned

Pupils in the poorest areas covered only two-thirds of the material while learning remotely as their peers in the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE seeks public ownership of Oak as budget set to halve next term

The Department for Education wants to take Oak National Academy into public ownership, according to the group behind the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Revealed: Oak bosses’ bid for £41m payday

Oak bosses would have been in line for a £41 million payday under their preferred proposal for the future...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Oak Academy scrambles to secure future as privatisation plan pulled

Oak National Academy’s future set-up has still to be finalised just weeks before government funding runs out – after...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

DfE under pressure to address digital divide as partial closures kick in

The government is under growing pressure to say how it will help disadvantaged pupils access online learning during partial...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker