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Strike ballots in 7 schools after academy chain SPTA ditches creative subjects and cuts jobs

A curriculum restructure at seven secondary schools in Yorkshire and the Humber will lead to more than 88 jobs...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

How to make teacher training more attractive

Many subjects devalued by Progress 8 are undersubscribed in this year’s training intake. To boost recruitment, Oliver Beach suggests,...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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The game changer: Schools Week’s year-long investigation into qualification switching and PiXL

Last year, Schools Week revealed how school network partnership PiXL encouraged the use of obscure qualifications to boost pupil...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips

Emma Mattinson-Hardy’s top blogs of the week 11 April 2016

Pedagogy is political  @PhilBeadle  Following the publication of the education white paper, surely there can be no one who...

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Opinion

The government has abandoned the reception progress measure, but schools should not

I’m struggling to get caught up in the heat of debate over the government’s recent decision not to use...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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NUT pass motion ‘to persuade members that national strike action will be necessary’

The threat of strike action over teacher workload a step further this morning, despite the education secretary publicly pledging...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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‘Gaming’ row flares up again over PiXL Club’s advice for schools to use three-day ICT ‘GCSE’

A row over the use of a controversial fast-track ICT qualification that can be taught in just three days...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’ White Paper: What are the actual policies?

The first education white paper since 2010 has been released by the government today. But what does it actually...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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GCSE RESULTS 2015 LEAGUE TABLE SPECIAL: The schools where low ability pupils are not disadvantaged

Continuing Schools Week’s focus on disadvantaged pupils, we were asked by readers to highlight schools where low ability pupils...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips