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A joint investigation by FE Week and the Financial Times which culminated in a court case has successfully overturned a ban on publication of a...

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Answer: when it’s a general cognitive ability.

In the behaviourist ideology of the Global Education Reform Movement (GERM) that is...

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their non-...

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Freedom of Information law allows government organisations to refuse disclosure of requested data under certain conditions.  One reason is a...

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Schools minister Nick Gibb was clear: 86% of mainstream free schools approved since 2014 have been where school places were needed ‘and the...

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174 civil society organisations from across the world have called on investors to stop supporting Bridge International Academies (BIA), the low-...

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Schools minister Nick Gibb is a fan of the Education Endowment Fund’s Toolkit, the resource which helps busy teachers decide the efficiency, or...

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There are permanent ‘system risks’ in education which need constant oversight, Department for Education (DfE) accounts reveal.  If these risks...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 2017:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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I’m not an accountant.   I admit I’m puzzled by the recent Department for Education accounts.  

The figures are big.  That’s hardly...

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There are familiar names in the leaked list of winners for funding totalling £45m in the first round of bids for the Department for Education’s...

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Five warnings to academy trusts were published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in June and July.

DRB Ignite Multi Academy...

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Avonbourne International Business and Enterprise Trust (AIBET) is in financial difficulties.  It runs two Bournemouth academies, Harewood College...

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A comprehensive school accepts pupils irrespective of prior attainment.

A grammar school accepts only pupils who pass a selection test....

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The ‘headlines’ in the New School Network publication The Case for Free Schools are puff statements.  In particular, the data is dragooned to...

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