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The Department for Education (DfE) was forced to issue a ‘clarification to the consultation document’ on proposals in ‘Schools that Work for...

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Former Education Secretary, Chief Whip and Justice Secretary Michael Gove appears to have a lot of time on his hands since he was relegated to...

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School improvement strategies put in place by the University Cathedral Academies Trust (UCAT) in its first five years ‘have failed to deliver the...

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I do think we’re at a time, as a country, where this stuff really fits pretty well with economic crises … when you’re in a situation when you’re...

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As our government zigzags on yet another approach for schools, I wonder why, unlike most countries, we can’t settle on a model and Get It Right...

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A group of Kent head teachers has asked us to publish this letter that they have written to Theresa May regarding her policy of opening new...

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Schools minister Nick Gibb claims to be swayed only by evidence.   He cited two teaching methods which he says were ‘evidence-based’ in the...

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Since I published this article I have received a lot of email correspondence from internationally respected academics. The general thrust of this...

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Cuckoo Hall, Enfield, was one of former Education Secretary Michael Gove’s favourite primary schools.  The headteacher, Patricia Sowter, was one...

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Fed up with a couple of years failing to persuade the Information Commissioner and the courts that simply releasing 11+ test marks will undermine...

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Secondary schools in rapidly growing Greenwood Dale Academies Trust (GAT) have been criticised by Ofsted following focussed inspections.

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Ashley has dementia.  He is one of the millions who need some kind of social care.  In his case, he was given a place in a day care centre. But...

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This article shows that the East Asian education systems that come out at the top of the PISA rankings sink to the bottom half of the table when...

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Take a break from Christmas preparations.  Try our LSN Advent quiz about events in the world of education in 2016. 

Questions 1-9 all...

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This is a very important publication by Reclaiming Schools/NUT.

 It is about the corruption and degradation of the primary school...

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