Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...Read more
Schools ministers have constantly hyped how much better schools are now than when Labour left office in 2010. But recent Ofsted...Read more
The building formerly used by the defunct Manchester Creative Studio is being occupied by property guardian company, Global Guardians, Freedom of...Read more
Doug McAvoy NUT general secretary from 1989 to 2004, died on May 12, aged 80.
The Times obituary,...Read more
Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?
The Department for Education rushed out a press release yesterday after proceedings in Parliament.
The last accounts* of defunct Interserve Academies Trust (IAT), backed by troubled firm Interserve Plc, had related party...Read more
The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...Read more
E-Act, a long-established academy trust with a chequered history, took over Burnham Upper School in April 2012 and renamed it E-...Read more
The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...Read more
Dorcan academy, a stand-alone academy in Swindon, needs money for capital works. Dorcan’s latest accounts* say the academy...Read more
The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) Trust was dissolved last November. Its one academy, IPACA, had...Read more
The Government’s been peddling the same line for a couple of years. There are 1.9 million (sometimes two million) more pupils in...Read more
We’ve been here before. The Department for Education (DfE) publishes a press release with positive noises from ministers. But...Read more
What a difference a couple of months makes. On 28 February the Commons debated net zero carbon emissions. Few MPs attended . The...Read more
The government’s curriculum programme trials have raised serious questions about the timing of the pilots, their scale, links...Read more
Closing a school and selling the site for housing could raise millions, the Department for Education’s property arm, LocatED,...Read more