News

Kyle: Labour won’t ‘meddle’ with successful schools

A Labour government will not “meddle” in successful schools or launch a “revolution” in school improvement mechanisms, says the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Children’s commissioner to warn of over-focus on school improvement in critical last speech

Ministers should commit to making children “better-off” rather than talking about increasing numbers attending ‘good’ or better schools, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Schools miss out as £2.2m cut from overhauled support scheme

The government has cut funding promised to schools for improvement support after the scheme was repurposed to help leaders...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

MATs to take charge in ‘left-behind’ areas

The government will shift its focus to expanding “good” multi-academy trusts over the next 12 months to raise standards...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
CPC, News

Ignore the ‘fibbers’ over London’s school successes, says Hinds

Anyone who says they know why London’s schools have improved over the past two decades is a “fibber”, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Doomed school improvement fund ignored ‘big black hole’ in the north of England

England’s two northernmost counties were overlooked for government school improvement cash because ministers are too focused on the region’s...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Northants council plunders £9m from school improvement fund

A bankrupt county council siphoned off £9 million meant for school improvements in a desperate bid to prop up...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

Let’s put teacher CPD at the heart of school improvement

In an increasingly fragmented system, here’s how one part of the country has taken a joint approach to school...

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