Tutoring

National Tutoring Programme review delayed until autumn

Independent evaluation to be published two years after launch

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Schools told to consider ‘pupil swapping’ in scramble to hit tutoring target

DfE also urges leaders to extend length of tutor sessions and run more than one per week

James Carr
James Carr
Tutoring

Failure to focus on poorer pupils will widen gap, say tutoring providers

Letter urges education secretary to ensure the scheme’s 'core original focus' on disadvantaged children is not lost

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Randstad tutor routes still two-thirds off promised catch-up

New statistics suggests ministers still way off delivering promised two million tutor courses as pre-exams boom doesn't materialise

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Zahawi apologises for bank holiday tutor league tables announcement

But unions still concerned about new 'accountability measure'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

DfE boss: Tutoring league tables ‘not a stick to beat schools with’

Susan Acland-Hood also reveals ongoing discussions about Randstad's contract, which ends this summer

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

‘Blame game’ as Zahawi moves to publish tutoring take-up

The government will name and shame schools over tutoring use and report data to Ofsted

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

Zahawi accused of breaking own wellbeing pledge with tutoring letter

Heads' unions say bank holiday memo also contravenes the DfE's own workload commitments

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

School tutoring ‘league tables’ will be published this autumn

School-level take-up data will also be shared with Ofsted as ministers seek to name and shame schools over take-up

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker