In years to come, the message sent to leading Brexiteer, Michael Gove, by his wife, Sarah Vine, may become to be known as the ‘Lady Macbeth email’.  It reveals how ‘we’, Gove and his wife, discussed, in the Independent’s word, ‘how to manipulate their support’.But rather than a... Read more
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In years to come, the message sent to leading Brexiteer, Michael Gove, by his wife, Sarah Vine, may become to be known as the ‘Lady Macbeth email...

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£4.1m was siphoned from flagship academy chain, Haberdashers Aske Foundation Trust (HAFT), by former school accountant Samuel Kayode.  He was...

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We now know the outcome: for better or worse, for richer or poorer, we’re leaving the EU.  After a campaign comprising misinformation and...

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Earlier this month, the Department for Education announced that Amanda Spielman, the current chair of Ofqual, will be replacing Sir Michael...

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Part two of two (part one is here)At the end of March Islington received  a formal  complaint of  serious misconduct by me. The complainant was a...

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Part one of two "A five-year-old is five times more likely than an adult of 30 to develop mesothelioma, a type of cancer linked to asbestos, if...

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Part two of two (part one is here)At the end of March Islington received  a formal  complaint of  serious misconduct by me. The complainant was a...

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‘It had nothing to do with biology!’ a 15 year-old told me after she’d taken her AQA GCSE biology Higher Unit 1 paper today.

She’d spent...

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Analysis by PWC finds that the majority of academy trusts continue to underperform. At the same time, between 2014 and 2015, there has been...

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This week (20 June), former Chancellor and Tory elder statesman Ken Clarke stated that the referendum should never have been called because the...

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Nicky Morgan yesterday announced that the government had "abandoned" plans to force all schools to become academies. This had to happen, due to...

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Education secretary Nicky Morgan firmly believes ‘rigorous tests’ at Key Stage 2 will reduce the proportion of English pupils who are low...

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Amid all the controversy about the government's new "academise all schools" White Paper, it might be easy to forget that there is another, equally...

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This article is an extract from a forthcoming book, The Long Game: The Lessons We Can Learn From Long-Serving Teachers, which will be published...

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The government has announced that all schools are to be forced to become academies. However the...

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LSN readers may have been a little puzzled by headlines yesterday, including in the Guardian, proclaiming ‘Soaring state schools threaten...

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The following is from an article thatappeared in the Sunday Times on 10 January 2016. I have read the full version in the newspaper.

"Tens...

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I see the Daily Mail  had a dig at two of this site’s founders yesterday morning. It was an article about our involvement with the campaigning...

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