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Minister denies education recovery ‘catalogue of chaos’ (but claims she doesn’t know why catch-up tsar resigned)

The government’s education recovery programme is not a “catalogue of chaos”, a minister has insisted, as she claimed she...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Sir Kevan Collins resigns as government education recovery tsar

The government’s education recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins has offered his resignation after ministers allocated just £1.4 billion in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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‘Use pupil premium cash to boost teaching’, says recovery commissioner

The government’s recovery commissioner has said schools should be spending half their pupil premium cash to improve teaching. It...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Sir Kevan Collins: Covid has shown ‘weakness’ of ‘over-centralisation’ in education

Over-centralisation has been “revealed to be a weakness” of the education system during the Covid-19 pandemic, the government’s recovery commissioner...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Sir Kevan Collins Q&A: Covid innovations can drive catch-up challenge

The new ‘education recovery’ commissioner believes Covid innovations such as virtual classes can be used to extend the school...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Lost learning expert group scrapped by DfE before it’s even set up

A promise to set up an expert group to look at solutions for uneven lost learning across the country...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth