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Where is £3.1bn catch-up cash coming from, MPs ask DfE

MPs have demanded ministers provide answers regarding the £3.1 billion in catch-up funding after the government’s own sums appeared...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Tell us how grade inflation can be ‘washed out’, MPs urge Williamson

MPs have demanded to know how 2020 grade inflation will eventually be “washed out” of the exams system. In...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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MPs to look at ‘more active’ inspection role in new home education inquiry

MPs have launched an inquiry into home learning which will include looking at the role inspections should play in...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Broadcast Oak Academy lessons on TV, says education committee chair

Recorded lessons such as those put together by the Oak National Academy should be shown on television, the chair...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Halfon’s ‘reckless’ plan to scrap GCSEs a ‘non-starter’, says baccalaureate fan

Calls to replace GCSEs and A-levels with a “holistic baccalaureate” have been branded a “non-starter” by an advocate of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Why reinvent the education wheel, when a solution already exists?

It’s great that we’re talking about alternatives to GCSEs and A-Levels, but we don’t need to start from scratch...

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RYAN KELSALL
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Halfon: Give schools their own NHS-style 10 year plan

Education needs a ten-year funding plan like the one drawn up for the NHS, the chair of the parliamentary...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Careers and Enterprise Company will face questions from MPs

The parliamentary education committee will question the leaders of the government’s Careers Enterprise Company next week. Claudia Harris, the organisation’s chief...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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MPs demand action to improve education in the north

An influential group of MPs has written to the education secretary to demand immediate improvement to education in the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson