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Teachers at affluent schools more likely to face parent grade pressure, study finds

Teachers in affluent schools were more likely to be pressured by pushy parents to boost their child’s grades this...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Study to track Covid’s long-term impact on pupils’ life chances

A new study will track Covid’s long-term impact on the life chances of thousands of year 11 pupils. The...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Pressure grows for uni admissions change as 2 in 3 students back post-qualification applications

Ministers are under growing pressure to introduce post-qualification applications for university after research found most students believe applying after...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Williamson backs national online tutoring pilot

The government has backed a national online tutoring pilot that will see hundreds of disadvantaged pupils receive free tuition...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Charities in talks with ministers over tuition pilot

Four charities are in talks with ministers about a pilot scheme that could see one-to-one tuition delivered to thousands...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: 6 key findings from the Sutton Trust’s research on university applications

More than two in five A-level pupils believe the assessment system in place this year will adversely affect their...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Admissions shake-up call as report reveals lack of diversity in top roles

Almost two in five MPs serving in top government positions were privately educated, despite just seven per cent of...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
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Academy autonomy ‘has no positive impact in the classroom’

Almost half of academy leaders believe that the extra autonomy granted to academies has no positive impact in the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Schools that engage with parents boost pupil progress, report reveals

Training school staff to help the parents of disadvantaged children to get more involved in their education helps learning...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson