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Check your knowledge of the goings-on in education in England during 2018

Who slated the Department for Education (DfE) about the... Read more

Many struggle to recruit pupils, ten have closed

The University Technical College (UTC) initiative is failing, an...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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Hackney Downs, a comprehensive boys’ school, was shut in 1995 by Tory education secretary Gillian Shepherd following an unsuccessful campaign to...

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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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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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Just five days ago, Schools Week reported that a fourth undersubscribed University Technical College, UTC Lancashire, is to close just two years...

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Phasing out private and grammar schools in the UK is essential if the increasingly cross party call for ‘equality of opportunity for all’ is...

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Barnfield Business and Enterprise Studio is to close, Schools Week reports. A simple enough statement, it would seem. But not for anyone who’s...

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"The FE sector is in a mess,’ Chief HMI Sir Michael Wilshaw told the Education Select Committee during an evidence gathering session yesterday....

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""School proposals ‘utter madness’ and lack coherent planning, says Rugby councillor" here...

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