Policy

The ethnicity ‘attainment gap’

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has produced a table showing ‘attainment gaps’ for ethnic...

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Nutrition standards in schools may not be met if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, some councils warn. The BBC reported that these local...

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Sir Kenneth Baker, former education secretary from 1986-89, fired a broadside against GCSE reforms in England in a letter to the...

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It might be hoped that a new education secretary would heed warnings by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) about the...

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The new education secretary Gavin Williamson is, he says, the first one ‘to personally take charge of further education and...

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‘Truly, satire is dead,’ tweeted Warwick Mansell on hearing Michael Gove was to launch a ‘rapid rebuttal unit’ to fight media ‘...

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Thousands of young people received results today but there’s been little media interest.

Tomorrow will...

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05.08.19 by

Farewell then, Damian Hinds. Perhaps it’s too soon to assess your legacy, but given the survival rate of recent education secretaries, perhaps we...

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Controversial Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (GYCA) was judged good this month.

GYCA is run by...

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Changing the reason for refusing a Freedom of Information request following an internal review is ‘not ideal’, the Information...

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Nearly six years ago, Boris Johnson gave the Margaret Thatcher lecture at the Centre for Policy Studies.

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This is essentially an issue typical of historical interactions between the private and public sectors. It is currently topical in the English...

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Four University Technical Colleges (UTCs), schools providing technical education for 14-19 year olds, changed hands in financial...

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Fifteen free schools changed hands in financial year 2018/19, Department for Education data reveals*. This brings the total of...

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Nearly £8m was awarded in grant funding (aka transfer fees) to academies which changed hands in financial year 2018/19,...

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Nine academies run by notorious academy trust Bright Tribe were transferred to new trusts in the financial year 2018/19,...

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The total cost of transferring academies from one trust to another now totals £31m, newly released Department for Education data...

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It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .

He’s...

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