Policy

The Department for Education has refused to release names of academy trusts receiving loans or non-repayable grants to help...

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Doug McAvoy NUT general secretary from 1989 to 2004, died on May 12, aged 80.

The Times obituary,...

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Michael Gove, environment secretary, told the BBC* he was ‘ready’ to join the Tory leadership battle. ‘Ready’ to unite the party...

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Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?

Only...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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

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The last accounts* of defunct Interserve Academies Trust (IAT), backed by troubled firm Interserve Plc, had related party...

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The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...

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E-Act, a long-established academy trust with a chequered history, took over Burnham Upper School in April 2012 and renamed it E-...

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Payments made by Collective Spirit Free School (CSFS), Oldham, and Manchester Creative Studio (MCS) to a related party,...

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The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...

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‘Parents fear social engineering, says leading head,’ writes today’s Times (£) under an eye-catching front page headline:...

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Dorcan academy, a stand-alone academy in Swindon, needs money for capital works. Dorcan’s latest accounts* say the academy...

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The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) Trust was dissolved last November. Its one academy, IPACA, had...

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The Government’s been peddling the same line for a couple of years. There are 1.9 million (sometimes two million) more pupils in...

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We’ve been here before. The Department for Education (DfE) publishes a press release with positive noises from ministers. But...

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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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The government’s curriculum programme trials have raised serious questions about the timing of the pilots, their scale, links...

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