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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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In October, I revealed how just over £10m of the outstanding £13m in pre-2010 academy pledges was owed by just two trusts, Harris Federation and...

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Non-association private schools, those fee-paying schools not associated to groups affiliated to the Independent Schools Council (ISC), are less...

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Copeland MP Jamie Reed, Mayor Mike Starkie and parents  have now been joined in their calls for Bright Tribe to be removed as sponsors of...

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The Department for Education (DfE) said it could spot bogus submissions to its consultations, it told Schools Week.  A spokesperson said there...

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1. Is it the schools, the parents or the children?

The Chinese education system regularly scores highly in the international PISA tests,...

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Academy trusts have been criticised when they bung contracts to companies connected to trustees or their associates.  Margaret Hodge, former...

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‘… the Schools that Work for Everyone consultation [aims] to seek the widest possible range of views on how the Government can build upon these...

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It’s obvious – if schools choose only the brightest poor pupils, children eligible for free schools meals (FSM) who pass the 11+, then there will...

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 The Department for Education has accepted a questionnaire response from Ebenezer Scrooge.  The survey completed in his name canvasses parents...

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Two days ago I wrote about how Ofsted’s heavy-handed attack on Swindon was potentially unhelpful. 

Ofsted has today shown it isn’t just...

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I last wrote about Highbury Grove School (HGS)  in 2014: I quote 'The parents who chose HG back in 2011 and in successive years have continued to...

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‘Swindon’s children failed by schools at every key stage’, is the headline of an Ofsted press release.

But is this entirely true? 

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After the EU referendum I  wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former...

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