Opinion

Jeremy Corbyn: What does his Labour leadership mean for teachers?

There are those that cheer and those that look on stonily. But Jeremy Corbyn could provide the strong opposition...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

I gave evidence to MPs on the Education Bill, but here’s what I REALLY wanted to say…..

I was invited to give evidence to the scrutiny committee for the second reading of the Education & Adoption...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

Forget (most of) your post-election blues

Funding cuts, a recruitment crisis . . . what is there to be happy about? Well, the quality of...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

‘Rigour’ mortis for Gove GCSEs?

In November 2013, Michael Gove reminded us the Coalition had “outlined plans for changes to GCSE qualifications designed to...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
News

Government to rewrite academy rules after staff member halts school conversion

The Government has been forced to stop the academy conversion of a school after opposition from a single staff member. It will now...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

Let’s take a deep breath and make changes

A Conservative government with Nicky Morgan as secretary of state gives some chance of stability to allow schools to...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Thoughts from after the election

The Conservatives have a clear majority. So what is the reality for school leaders, governors and teachers? Many of...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

It’s a chance to hit the accelerator

There are the challenges of securing sufficient places, teachers and funding, but with a majority government and an experienced...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News, Opinion

General Election 2015: “The challenges of the Conservative education plan should not be underestimated”

The Conservatives will control the Department for Education, after today’s outcome of the general election which saw the party gain...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott