Policy

Baroness Barron, like many Conservatives, thinks the recently-announced £14bn extra investment in education in England, is a...

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The SEND reforms of 2014 were right: they put children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)...

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£200k was paid by the Department for Education to Deloitte to wind up the notorious Wakefield City Academies Trust , BBC’s...

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‘I believe passionately that talent, skill & genius is distributed uniformly across the UK, but opportunity is not...

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The Times published three articles today about special needs funding in England. A good thing, you might think, given the two...

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‘Severe delays’ in issuing Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (...

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‘The biggest funding boost for schools in a decade,’ is the headline on the latest propaganda from the Department for Education...

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The Conservatives have ‘an incredible story to tell…’ said education secretary Gavin Williamson at the party conference...

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Free schools had ‘particular success’ in key stage 1 Assessments, says schools minister Nick Gibb in the Department for...

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This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...

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Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT) was once hailed as an ‘outstanding’ academy trust by former education secretary Nicky...

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Pupils in England are more segregated by ability than almost every other country in the world, analysis by John Jerrim ,...

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Seventeen of 41 free schools opened in the academic year 2018/19 have no on-site sports facilities, a belated Freedom of...

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The media arm of the Department for Education has at last mentioned provision for special educational needs and disabilities (...

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The Department for Education’s media department has written another blog featuring higher education. This is the fourth such...

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Campaigners in Buckinghamshire are calling for the 11+ test to be abandoned after errors were found in an 11+ test paper taken...

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The DfE media department has yet to respond to the National Audit Office report criticising provision for pupils with special educational needs...

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The International Academy of Greenwich, a free school mired in planning difficulties* since it opened, has been judged to...

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