Sir Kenneth Baker, former education secretary from 1986-89, fired a broadside against GCSE reforms in England in a letter to the...Read more
It might be hoped that a new education secretary would heed warnings by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) about the...Read more
The new education secretary Gavin Williamson is, he says, the first one ‘to personally take charge of further education and...Read more
‘Truly, satire is dead,’ tweeted Warwick Mansell on hearing Michael Gove was to launch a ‘rapid rebuttal unit’ to fight media ‘...Read more
Thousands of young people received results today but there’s been little media interest.
Tomorrow will...Read more
Controversial Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (GYCA) was judged good this month.
GYCA is run by...Read more
Changing the reason for refusing a Freedom of Information request following an internal review is ‘not ideal’, the Information...Read more
This is essentially an issue typical of historical interactions between the private and public sectors. It is currently topical in the English...Read more
Four University Technical Colleges (UTCs), schools providing technical education for 14-19 year olds, changed hands in financial...Read more
Fifteen free schools changed hands in financial year 2018/19, Department for Education data reveals*. This brings the total of...Read more
Nine academies run by notorious academy trust Bright Tribe were transferred to new trusts in the financial year 2018/19,...Read more
The total cost of transferring academies from one trust to another now totals £31m, newly released Department for Education data...Read more
It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .
Fulwood Academy in Preston has been less than good since it opened in 2009. It’s surprising, then, that the stand-alone academy...Read more
Local authority maintained schools are slightly more likely to be good or better than academies, newly-released data from the...Read more