Schools ministers have constantly hyped how much better schools are now than when Labour left office in 2010. But recent Ofsted...Read more
Michael Gove’s bid to become the next prime minister began with contemplating the fickle nature of fate. What would have...Read more
After Michael Gove kick-started his leadership bid earlier this afternoon, he was asked time and again about whether he could be trusted.
The Department for Education, I’ve been told , does not hold information about a ‘charge’ in favour of the education secretary...Read more
Trying to discover what happened to the unsatisfied part of a ‘charge’ relating to freehold property held by Isle of Portland...Read more
The building formerly used by the defunct Manchester Creative Studio is being occupied by property guardian company, Global Guardians, Freedom of...Read more
It would help the public understand school funding claims if the Department for Education published ‘a consistent and...Read more
The Department for Education has refused to release names of academy trusts receiving loans or non-repayable grants to help...Read more
Doug McAvoy NUT general secretary from 1989 to 2004, died on May 12, aged 80.
The Times obituary,...Read more
Michael Gove, environment secretary, told the BBC* he was ‘ready’ to join the Tory leadership battle. ‘Ready’ to unite the party...Read more
Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?
The Department for Education rushed out a press release yesterday after proceedings in Parliament.
The last accounts* of defunct Interserve Academies Trust (IAT), backed by troubled firm Interserve Plc, had related party...Read more
The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...Read more
E-Act, a long-established academy trust with a chequered history, took over Burnham Upper School in April 2012 and renamed it E-...Read more
Payments made by Collective Spirit Free School (CSFS), Oldham, and Manchester Creative Studio (MCS) to a related party,...Read more