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New CEO appointed to lead academy trust

Michelle Lowe will become CEO of University of Wolverhampton's Education Central Multi Academy...

Progress 8: A measure of equity

Andrew Murphy, Head of Dyke House Sports & Technology College, challenges the elephant in the ...

What does the future hold for academisation?

Yvonne Spencer, Partner at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, looks at the repercussions of the axed Edu...

Compliance for academies

In the second of a series of features, Buzzacott looks at compliance and what it means for the...

CORE Education Trust appoint new Chair

Ammo Talwar MBE has been appointed as Chair of Directors

Business as usual for MATs?

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, reflects on The Chancellor's Autumn Statemen...

HomeServe to inspire future generations

HomeServe employees will visit their local schools as part of education scheme to inspire the ...

What should schools consider when reopening as an academy?

Luke Ainsworth, Corporate and Commercial lawyer at berg, delves into academy conversion

History students re-live civil rights movement

Sunderland's Red House Academy recently welcomed life-long civil rights activist, Mark Levy

MATs: Building a foundation for sustainability

Multi-Academy Trusts need to take into account social as well as financial factors, says Andy ...

No decline in standards finds CMRE report

New research into exam boards finds no 'dumbing down' of standards, but system could do better...

Oak Tree Primary Academy welcomes new head teacher

Debra Murphy has already started to put her stamp on the school

Schools need to support trust leaders more

Many multi-academy trust leaders have been left to take their first steps in the role in the d...

Anne Frank Trust tackles prejudice in young people

The Anne Frank Trust's work tackling prejudice-related behaviour has been found to be effectiv...

Can we deal with the school places time bomb?

Michelle Bath from Planning Consultancy DPP looks at the issues in meeting the demand for new ...

Pool Hayes Academy welcomes new Principal

Luke Baker wants to get an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating during his tenure

Don't fear the Apprenticeship Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy is a big beast coming our way, but can provide great opportunities if ...

Students awarded prestigious Arkwright Scholarship

St Katherine's is the first non-selective school in the South West to produce four Arkwright s...

School population boom creates need for more than 24,000 extra classrooms by 2020

The education sector will need a coordinated approach to keep up with the changing market

CORE Education CEO joins board of ukactive

Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson welcomes CEO of 'pioneering' Birmingham...

Schools testing kills joy of reading, says War Horse author

Michael Morpurgo calls for schools to make time for stories by reinstating storytime in primar...

How the DofE Award develops skills for work

Peter Westgarth explains why over 100 top UK employers have endorsed a DofE Award as a measure...

DfE creates over 80,000 new free school places

Justine Greening announces the biggest wave of free school approvals this Parliament

Four out of five heads and teachers oppose grammar schools

Over 2,500 teachers, school leaders and heads respond to a poll by NAHT, ASCL, and Teach First...

Huddersfield trials 'name-blind' UCAS application process

Huddersfield is the only North-East university taking part in pilot scheme to eliminate ethnic...

Ark welcomes new primary school

Paddington Green Primary School in London joins the Ark multi-academy trust

DfE consultation: have your say

Schools have until 12 December to take part in consultation on new package of school and unive...

PM vows to 'relax restrictions' on grammar schools

In first major speech, Theresa May announces plans to open and extend grammar schools to boost...

How the top grades will be awarded in new GCSEs

Ofqual confirms how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded

BME teacher representation drastically below pupils'

Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds chronic lack of black and ethnic minority teachers in...

Aldridge Foundation MAT appoints new CEO

Aldridge Foundation launch national multi-academy trust and appoint Chris Tweedale as chief ex...

New Ofqual test to affect 300 schools

New 'National Reference Test' to be introduced in 2017 to measure quality of teaching and end ...

More guidance needed for A-level subject choices

As students collect GCSE results, Which? University says university applicants don't think the...

Ark academies celebrate A-level success

Following A-level results, Ark students are heading to top universities across the UK

Record numbers placed in higher education

UCAS data shows clearing was 'busiest ever' as 474,710 people placed into full time higher edu...

Employers highly supportive of apprenticeships

Positive Outcomes study says 93% of employers would take on someone with three-year apprentice...

High flyers

Academies across the UK celebrate outstanding A-level results

Employer contact increases job confidence, says UTC survey

UTC student survey shows students feel more confident in planning their future after meeting e...

Academy sector in numbers, July 2016

Latest government figures show decrease in conversion applications while 73 schools await a sp...

Let's clear up the clearing myths

Research from London South Bank University reveals major differences between young people's pe...