The Department for Education has refused to release names of academy trusts receiving loans or non-repayable grants to help...Read more
Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?
The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...Read more
Ofsted’s decision to retain the four-grade rating system for school inspections - outstanding down to inadequate - is ‘one of...Read more
‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...Read more
‘The parents screamed and swore at me,’ says a Sunday Times headline for an article explaining why the ‘visionary head’ of...Read more
The Harris Federation entered hundreds of native English speakers into an exam designed for speakers of English as a second...Read more
Education secretary Damian Hinds has hit back against Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to replace primary school tests with an...Read more
National curriculum tests taken in financial year 2018/19 cost around £43m schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed . The cost...Read more
Is the Department for Education media department a computer programmed with stock phrases?
No matter...Read more
Expecting children as young as four to take tests when they join reception classes is challenged by both parents and teachers....Read more
‘ Outsourcing has been hit by a string of recent failures, but that does not mean that outsourcing has failed. Labour should...Read more
‘…standards in our schools have risen significantly since 2010 - with 85% judged to be good or outstanding compared to only 68...Read more
Geoff Barton, ASCL general secretary, attacked former education secretary Michael Gove at the union’s annual conference in...Read more
This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.
As the number of children leaving...Read more
Cuckoo Hall Academy, once elevated by former education secretary Michael Gove as an example for other schools to follow, is...Read more