Minister for school standards
Education committee chair to introduce bill in Parliament which could class schools as 'essential infrastructure'
108 academy trust 'related party transactions' were blocked in 2020-21, more than twice the previous year's figures
Documents suggest the Oval trust 'set a deficit budget, miscalculated income...and overspent', while a new board came in after...
Experts said the new West Kent Single Academy Trust Alliance showed there were 'other models' to the government's preferred...
Tory-led Swindon had proposed to convert all schools to academies by 2025 before a U-turn
The DfE wants more academy chiefs from under-represented backgrounds to run for election as advisers to regional schools commissioners
The measure will feature as government amendments in the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill
Schools Week finds leaders are already running extended school days within the 1,265 hour rule