Ofsted

Spielman blames ‘vested interests’ for Ofsted ‘fear’

Chief inspector dismisses suggestions Ofsted is contributing to exodus of heads

James Carr
James Carr
Politics

Partygate making it harder to teach ‘honesty and integrity’ – union boss

NAHT's Paul Whiteman criticises 'absolute failure of political leadership'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher training

ECF ‘teething problems’ can be fixed with ‘tweaks’, claims ITT adviser

Ian Bauckham said it was 'inevitable' reforms would 'seem more burdensome in the first year'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Understanding of exams plummets after switch to teacher grades

And confidence in the system to deal with malpractice also fell

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Don’t ‘pick and mix’ Oak curriculum resources, warns Spielman

Ofsted chief says content provided by new arms-length curriculum body must be implemented 'thoughtfully'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker and James Carr
Schools

Social mobility tsar casts doubt on literacy and numeracy targets

Katharine Birbalsingh tells MPs she is 'not sure' how targets set in recent white papers will be met

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Watchdog probes SIMS provider over ‘abusing dominant position’

England's largest provider of data management systems ESS is under investigation for 'suspected breaches of competition law'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

IfS: 1 in 4 poorer pupils could lose out under proposed student loan grade thresholds

Around 1 in 10 recent education undergrads would also have been excluded, think tank warns

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

Director at criticised council wins DfE contract to help others improve

The DfE has appointed 13 SEND advisers on salaries of £90k to act as 'critical friends'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth