Schools

TRA overturns its own decision to ban head after cheating scandal

Malcolm Drakes had 'excessively' assisted SATs pupils, but successfully appealed his ban over error by agency

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Misconduct

Teacher misconduct probes now take over TWO YEARS to resolve

Cases now take more than double the government's 52-week target to complete

John Dickens
John Dickens
Schools

Teacher given OBE last year guilty of misconduct over £180k bonuses

But former deputy head avoids ban as case dragged on for 'extremely long time'

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Award-winning head Pepe Hart banned over bullying claims

Ex-head Pepe Hart was banned from teaching for at least two years after being found guilty of bullying, intimidating...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Ex-head faces bullying probe amid court battle with teaching union

Mahzia 'Pepe' Hart faces a second investigation after allegedly intimidating staff, but accuses the NEU of harassing her

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

New DfE powers to ban online teachers amid grooming fears

The government plans to close a series of loopholes in its teacher misconduct regime

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Abuse inquiry demands tougher school safeguarding rules

The indendent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) wants to fix 'shortcomings' in safeguarding training, data-sharing, checks and sanctions

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

DfE clamps down on loophole allowing fraudsters in classrooms

New banning powers would also apply to ex-teachers and those in online schools

Tom Belger
Tom Belger