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Bright Futures appoints top advisor

Regent Group CEO Selva Pankaj joins BFET as non-executive board member

Ravens Principal is Essex headteacher of the year

Karen Hammond, principal of Ravens Academy, achieves top award at Essex Teaching Awards

Shooting the stars

St Margaret's Church of England Academy student has been photographing some of the world's big...

Brighton to open new academy

DfE approves University of Brighton's plans for a new secondary school in Brighton

Crossing paths

Paul Murphy explains cross-phase collaboration in a multi-academy trust

New head at All Saints Academy Plymouth

Gary Futcher joined ASAP in January to help students 'be the best they can be'

Games Workshop founder to open digital-focused free schools

A new wave of free schools have been approved as part of government's promised 500

Levelling the playing field in careers guidance

Government proposes new law to teach pupils about apprenticeships as well as university educat...

Opening cocoons

Rachel Musson, founder of ThoughtBox, has been re-thinking education from the inside

RSCs: report calls for clarification and accountability

Report on role of Regional Schools Commissioners echoes education sector's call for clearer st...

Blyth Academy principal welcomes second term in post

Northern Education Trust appointed Sarah Ramsden to head up new leadership team at The Blyth A...

New appointments at Academy Transformation Trust

ATT appoints three new staff in key safeguarding and governance roles

LGA: academies should expand to meet demand for places

Academies should expand to help provide more school places, says Local Government Association

Education unions: funding cuts will hit teacher quality

Reductions in funding and erosion of teacher pay is undermining standards, say unions in STRB ...

Location and governors confirmed for new Bristol academy

Bristol Futures Academy, part of Inspirational Futures Trust, announces location and board of ...

Back to school?

Christmas catch up: we summarise the top stories from over the festive period

Academy leaders receive New Year Honours

Heads, CEOs and founders of academies recognised for their services to education

Stand and deliver

Editor Stephanie Broad asks, can the government keep up with its ambitious growth of the acade...

Britain's education workers are on the move in 2016

More than a third of those working in the UK education sector will be looking for new jobs thi...

Path to improvement

Rockwood Academy celebrates its journey out of special measures following recent inspection

Luton multi-academy trust propose new free school to DfE

Chiltern Learning Trust has proposed a new mainstream free school in Luton to the Department f...

Industry group makes a stand on education bill

Education experts have suggested a radical new amendment to the Education and Adoption Bill

Prime Minister: we want to go further and faster

David Cameron promises to tackle 'dangerous tolerance of mediocrity' in education during speec...

New principal takes the reins at Ridgeway

Lisa Boorman, new head of Ridgeway School, is excited by her new role

Principal appointed for Global Academy

Global Academy to open in 2016, specialising in broadcast and digital media industries

In the eye of the beholder

Adam McGill calls for school photographers to join together to implement a ban on airbrushing ...

Ofqual figures show spike in exam appeals

Exam regulator reveals over 90,000 grades were changed in 2015, almost triple the number in 20...

Conversion concerns for majority of state schools

Schools feel pressurised to convert to academy status despite desire for independence

Parental 'outcry' over retouched images

Fizz Group puts photography companies in the frame with call for school photo airbrushing ban

Top UWE honours for Bristol Professor

UWE Bristol has awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University to Professor Ron Ritch...

Smartphones and apps new bullying risk for schools

Tilden Watson says Anti-Bullying Week provided a good opportunity for schools to review their ...

Is the 'selfie' generation too shy to self-promote?

Barclays research shows six in 10 young people are intimidated by writing a CV

Autumn Statement: DfE plans for future of education

Chancellor spending review reveals plans for DfE budget over the course of this Parliament

Should schools stagger their term dates?

Louise Hodges from Travelzoo discusses regional staggering of holidays as a long-term solution...

Business leaders step up to help academy school chains

One-hundredth business leader signs up to Academy Ambassador programme

The reflective practitioner

Gary Handforth discusses improving appraisal practice through constructive dialogue

Secondary school pupils 'not ready for work'

BCC survey says businesses and schools 'still worlds apart' on readiness for work

EMLC academy to share best practice in education

Hardingstone Academy invited to showcase its achievements at Parliamentary Review

Nicky Morgan praises business sponsorship of academies

Speech at CBI Annual Conference welcomes more businesses to get involved with new and existing...

Northern Trust makes five key appointments

New senior leadership team additions as academy trust goes from strength to strength