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The Department for Education rushed out a press release yesterday after proceedings in Parliament.

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What a difference a couple of months makes. On 28 February the Commons debated net zero carbon emissions. Few MPs attended . The...

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Education secretary Damian Hinds has hit back against Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to replace primary school tests with an...

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National curriculum tests taken in financial year 2018/19 cost around £43m schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed . The cost...

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‘ Outsourcing has been hit by a string of recent failures, but that does not mean that outsourcing has failed. Labour should...

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The Department for Education (DfE) is ‘ minded to terminate ’ the funding agreement with Cuckoo Hall Academy Trust (CHAT) for Cuckoo Hall Academy...

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It’s not LAs who control schools but MATs

After a wait which exceeded the time limit for responding to Freedom of...

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Gibb clearly rattled by cuts evidence

Cuts in Lewisham, Warrington, Leigh, Suffolk, Devon, East Sussex, Bolton…

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I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...

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Forget global – DfE compares UK with G7 for more flattering comparison

The Department for Education (DfE) is attempting...

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If free schools were aimed at empowering parents then they've failed

‘The very basis of the free school programme is to...

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Hinds says Rayner is ‘plain wrong’ – but she isn’t

Labour’s shadow secretary of state for education, Angela Rayner, is ‘...

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Free schools ‘best means’ of addressing rising school numbers, says NSN

The need for more school places is best met by...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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GCSE is the ‘common exam at 16+’ created by the merging of the GCE and CSE systems. I entered university in 1965 on the basis of the national ‘...

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Dr Montacute’s article is linked to a Sutton Trust media release of 31 July 2018, purporting to show that high attaining disadvantaged pupils are...

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Lilac Sky trust given £122k by DfE in same financial year

Lilac Sky Schools Academies Trust (LSSAT) became notorious in...

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SchoolsCompany Trust had ‘liquidity’ issues

The SchoolsCompany Trust, which is losing The Goodwin Academy and its three...

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