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At the Mad Hatter’s tea party, the March Hare tells Alice that she should say what she means.

‘I do,’ Alice replied; ‘at least—at least I...

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It’s happened before. And it’s likely to happen again. The Department for Education (DfE) publishes an announcement with misleading data. This is...

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Ministers have insisted GCSE reforms were essential to bring England in line with countries which perform highly in the three-yearly international...

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Test your knowledge of education events discussed on this site in 2017. One point for each answer (they’re at the bottom – don’t cheat) and a...

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The PM took time out from the EU to debate public services in the West Midlands on Wednesday 6 December .

Tory MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan...

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07.12.17 by

This post is prompted by an article in today's 'i' newspaper that includes a table of EU and EFTA countries in order of the percentage of...

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‘It’s too hasty to claim that these improvements [in global reading test PIRLS] are attributable to policy changes…’ says the Department for...

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10 year-olds in Northern Ireland ‘significantly outperformed 41 of the 49 other participating countries in reading’, says NFER analysis of the...

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English 10 year-olds are now joint eighth in the world in reading as measured by the international PIRLS test .

The Department for...

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The opening of a ‘no-frills’ private school in Durham has been delayed, Schools Week reports. Pre-inspection of the Independent Grammar School (...

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A cross-party committee of MPs isn’t convinced the Department for International Development (DFID) acted correctly when it provided grant funding...

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You, too, can earn millions if you’re a teacher. That’s the message from Mark Steed, director of Dubai-based Jumeirah English Speaking School (...

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I recently received this link to a video posted on Facebook .

It is presented by Michael Moore and appears to have been made on a visit to...

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Allowing private contractors to run schools is one way Liberia hopes to improve its poorly-performing education system. But is it working?

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their...

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174 civil society organisations from across the world have called on investors to stop supporting Bridge International Academies (BIA), the low-...

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' Curriculum for Excellence fears add to surge in home schooling’ booms the Times today.

It claims the rising number of home educated...

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England outperformed Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the 2015 international PISA tests and it’s because of the ‘core-knowledge’ curriculum...

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