Education Reform

Speed read: ASCL’s blueprint to tackle education’s ‘entrenched injustice’

The school leaders’ union wants wide-ranging reforms, warning studies suggest rich-poor attainment gap ‘may never close’.

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Bailed-out academy boss set for £150k payout, despite £1.1m budget hole

A single academy trust facing closure has set aside a £150,000 payout for its chief executive, despite reporting a...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Six things we learned about Ofqual from its annual report

Ofqual received more than 7,000 phone calls last August over the exams fiasco, new figures show. The exams regulator...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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New chair appointed to teachers’ pay body as controversial pay freeze looms

A new chair will take over the School Teachers’ Review Body from September, amid controversy over the upcoming public...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Teacher departures down 17% during pandemic, plus 4 more school workforce findings

Teaching’s increasingly young and diverse workforce continued to grow last year as staff departures slumped during Covid, new figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Academy trusts with multiple staff on £100k+ told to justify pay

The government has written to all multi-academy trusts that are paying a salary of £100,000 to £150,000 to multiple...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Teachers are ‘happy with pay’ despite real-terms drop

Most teachers remain happy with their income, despite a real-terms drop in pay and longer working hours in recent...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson