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‘Britain’s first cut-price private school to charge just £52 a week’. 

The Sun, 22 February 2017

The paper outlines a proposal,...

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Teacher shortage is a ‘major challenge’ in England, the Education Select Committee said in its second critical report into Government education...

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‘Are you a libertarian or Stalinist?’ asked BBC Radio 4 Today when it interviewed Michael Gove in January 2011.  Gove had been education...

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‘We’ll press ahead quickly with grammars insists schools minister @NickGibbMP’ tweeted the Department for Education (DfE) on Valentine’s Day. ...

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I’m not talking about Larry, the Downing Street cat.  He has not died.  I’m referring to the dead cat thrown out from Number Ten shortly after...

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Focusing on opening new grammar schools is ‘an unnecessary distraction’, says Neil Carmichael, MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee, a...

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At the end of last year the Local Schools Network website passed one million unique viewers, in the years since our launch. Here are our top ten...

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‘New selective schools will probably have a narrower ability range, perhaps more like top 10%’

Just one of the points emerging from...

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Once again, Henry Stewart has posted an important article on Local Schools Network. Henry reproduces a speech by a former head, which he...

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Schools Minister Nick Gibb attacks education ‘experts’ in his speech to Education World Forum.  But he then sets himself up as an expert.

I...

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Two years ago Sir Alasdair Macdonald gave this speech at the Happy Schools conference, organised by the Guardian and my own company...

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Future Academies, the academy trust set up by John Nash before he became Lord Nash and schools Minister in the Lords, pledged £2m in endowment...

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The width and depth of this misunderstanding is demonstrated in this Guardian headline.

New test for ‘growth mindset’, the theory that...

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Young people need careers education in schools which is embedded into and fits alongside the curriculum and is informed by labour market...

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Fast-moving changes in government policies towards sponsored academy pledges put Oasis Community Learning in an ‘impossible situation’, Freedom...

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