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People, policy, politics

Route to success

Case study: Laura Webber tells us how her apprenticeship has opened up future opportunities

One nation education?

Nicky Morgan speech outlines more plans for reform in the education sector

Does partnership really lead to improvement?

New research questions link between school collaboration and educational performance

Board appointment at multi-academy trust

The Northern Education Trust has announced the appointment of Tom Grieveson to its board

Welcoming the term-time holiday debate

Headteachers need to have flexibility to help disadvantaged families take a break, says the Fa...

Lack of Holocaust understanding in secondary schools

Two-thirds of UK secondary students do not know what anti-semitism is, according to new UCL st...

SATs results give new principal confidence in the future

New Abbey Park Primary principal is celebrating their key stage two SATs results

UK entrepreneur pledges cash for budding entrepreneurs

Manchester businessman Reuben Singh launches scholarship for the business leaders of tomorrow

Specialist advisors named for Bristol Futures Academy

New academy appoints advisors to work with those disillusioned by the education system

Academic standards continue to rise under academy programme

Provisional school-level results published to help parents make secondary school choices

Allow teachers a 'common sense' approach to holidays

A reasonable, common sense approach to term time holidays should be allowed, say council leade...

Over 200 primaries with top Ofsted grade lacking essentials

New Schools Network finds 'good' and 'outstanding' schools failing to teach basic skills

Mick May joins Kensington Aldridge as chair of governors

Aldridge Foundation welcomes new chair of governors to Kensington Aldridge Academy following w...

Make work experience a priority, says industry leaders

Compulsory work experience for under 16s was scrapped in 2012. Now, a BCC survey shows industr...

In good hands

Paul Murphy tells us about E21C's approach to safeguarding in their schools

UK education: the next five years

Liam Donnison discusses the changes we can expect to see in schools during the new administrat...

NAHT: Time to take the politics out of education

Following the recent political party conferences, Russell Hobby speaks out about the education...

Is Corbyn wrong when it comes to education?

Charlie Rigby says it would be a mistake to bring free schools back under local authority cont...

Should schools provide wraparound care?

Nicky Morgan wants to give parents the right to request full term-time and holiday care - is s...

Support for teacher workload gathers pace

Nicky Morgan has announced the chairs and members of three new workload review groups

Aldridge Foundation welcomes new chairs of governors

Academy trust appoints experienced chairs for its schools in the north west

Let's involve parents in a constructive way, says PTA UK

PTA UK survey reveals 85 per cent of parents in England do want a say in education

Lord receives honorary degree from Wolverhampton

Former Education Secretary, Lord Kenneth Baker, honoured by the University of Wolverhampton

No such thing as a free lunch

One year after the introduction of free lunches for key stage one pupils, £600m scheme could b...

Politics and academies: 2020 vision or myopia?

Phil Reynolds asks if the academy programme will turn full circle

Good soundbite, bad policy

Russell Hobby reflects on the Education and Adoption Bill

New law would give parents right to fire failing heads

New Schools Network calls for introduction of 'parental trigger' giving parents legal right to...

Nicky Morgan asks businesses to join the schools revolution

Business experts asked to help improve underperforming schools by governing, mentoring or sett...

Have your say on exam reform

Schools Minister Nick Gibb and Ofqual launch consultations on revised GCSE and A level subject...

Plymouth Uni studies how parents choose child's education

New research explores the challenges parents face when choosing secondary schools in Plymouth

Cameron announces eighteen new free schools

Prime Minister is launching further new schools to combat school places crisis and meet target...

A new force for cross-sector collaboration

James Croft reflects on the government's vision for school improvement

Durand Academy head steps down

Highest-earning school leader in country retires from academy but remains a governor

Nearly three quarters of parents have cold feet about school

New research shows parents have high level of anxiety about their children starting school

Nicky Morgan and David Walliams launch literacy campaign

Hundreds of new book clubs and a library card promised for every eight year-old

More young people 'earning or learning'

Government figures reveal lowest ever levels of young people NEET

Infographic: The academy sector today

Recent figures show larger proportion of academies are converters and most are part of a chain...

Academy 'vision' as Conservatives mark 100 days in office

Prime minister says he wants every school to become an academy, although schools will not be f...

What financial risks lie ahead for the academies sector?

Tilden Watson looks at the future for academies as schools need to do more with less funding

Playing truant?

Dr Adam Boddison asks if the increase of parental prosecutions for school truancy is something...