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DfE to appoint directors to support RSCs

Regional Schools Commissioners to have workload shared with eight new senior civil servants

DfE announces character education funding

Applications open for character grants worth £6 million, aimed at schools promoting traits suc...

Ofqual clamps down on re-marks

New rules from exam regulator say marks should not be changed unless there is 'clear marking e...

NAHT writes open letter to Nicky Morgan on assessment

School leaders' union calls for changes to primary assessment system in new letter following S...

Have faith

Richard Morse, new Chairman of Woodard Schools, tells us about his vision for the future

MAT mythbusting

Annabel Kay makes the case for how multi-academy trusts can support small, rural primary schoo...

New exec principal at NET from 2017

Northern Education Trust appoints executive principal for two of its north east academies

Queen's Speech: what does it mean for education?

The Queen has announced government legislation for the year ahead

Woodard Schools appoints new chairman

Richard Morse to lead board of Woodard Corporation, which runs 47 schools across the UK

De Ferrers trust welcomes three primary schools

Three schools in Burton convert to academy status and join de Ferrers

Student choice at top of the agenda

Latest higher education white paper champions new teaching framework and sanctions new univer...

Women and the education pay gap

Randstad report says despite making up three-quarters of the workforce, women's pay, retention...

NET strengthens core team with key appointment

New procurement adviser Sarah Harty joins academy trust to strengthen value and quality of ser...

Hard road ahead

James Croft considers the future implications of the white paper for the academy sector

Government opens consultation on teacher disqualification

Rules around disqualifying teachers who live with an offender under consultation until 1 July

Forced academisation plan withdrawn by DfE

Nicky Morgan says government wants all schools to convert to academy status but will not enfor...

Q&A: Dr Hilary Macaulay

We talk to one of the country's longest-serving academy principals, Dr Hilary Macaulay, about ...

New Permanent Secretary for the DfE

Jonathan Slater appointed as the new Permanent Secretary from 3 May

E21C name new secondary academy

Eden Park High School has been revealed as the name for E21C's new secondary school in Beckenh...

North Walsall Primary Academy joins ATT

The latest school to join Academy Transformation Trust, formerly Charles Coddy Walker Academy,...

Opening doors for state school pupils

Russell Group university conferences set to help teachers improve access to top universities

Sponsored academies giving 350,000 children top education

Ofsted data shows 350,000 children now study in sponsored academies rated 'good' or 'outstandi...

Merchants' Academy Trust welcomes new executive principal

Dr Hilary Macaulay takes up the post of Executive Principal at the Bristol multi-academy trust...

'Overlooked and left behind'

House of Lords social mobility committee publishes report on improving the transition from sch...

New RSC for South West England

Rebecca Clark announced as the new South West Regional Schools Commissioner

Academy sector in numbers, March 2016

We've crunched the numbers to get a big picture of the sector so you don't have to

Government set to miss higher education targets

New report finds big differences between HE institutions for disadvantaged pupils

Trust in transformation

Jason Wing reflects on Neale-Wade's experience of becoming an academy

Lord Nash presents 'education wish list'

The future of multi-academy trusts lies in standardisation and leadership development, says ed...

DfE releases Educational Excellence Everywhere whitepaper

Nicky Morgan publishes whitepaper on government vision for next five years

Every school an academy by 2022, says Osborne

George Osborne's budget expected to include country-wide academisation and extension to the sc...

MPs begin investigation of multi-academy trusts

The Education Committee has launched an inquiry into the performance, accountability and gover...

Royal welcome for Medway UTC

Construction and engineering college opened by HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew

Budget 2016: government's plans for education reform

The education sector responds to confirmed academy conversion plans and school funding formula...

Cheddar Valley schools unite to form MAT

Eight schools to create new multi academy trust in Cheddar Valley

Rosie wraps up special award at Westbourne

Head of Kitchen at Westbourne Academy wins Lifetime Achievement Award

New head for Nansen

Cath Rindl takes the reins at Nansen Primary, part of CORE Education Trust, this September

Education and Adoption Bill passes through Parliament

Landmark bill to introduce 'swifter intervention' for underperforming schools have been approv...

The academy sector in numbers

We've crunched the numbers to get a big picture of the sector so you don't have to

An inspector calls

Dr Matt O'Leary asks, does it really matter if the next head of Ofsted is American?