Academies are a key part of the school system. They are schools that are Government funded but not controlled by local authorities (councils). Standalone academies benefit from significant autonomy over how they work while multi-academy trusts are groups of …
Today’s news review looks at coverage of plans to change the way the quality of university teaching is assessed , results of the national phonics screening check and new looked-after children statistics.
Today’s news review looks at a report by the Pre School Learning Alliance on the cost of childcare.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of a school where pupils will no longer be set mandatory homework.
Today’s news review looks at the coverage of a Money Saving Expert study on student maintenance costs.
Today’s news review looks at reports from over the weekend about the gender pay gap; the use of school census data; and claims from the Local Government Association (LGA) about the cost of converting schools to academies.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of a new report on selective schools and speculation on the effects of Brexit on higher education. Selective schools The Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank yesterday issued a press release raising concerns that …
Today’s news review looks at the announcement that Oxford has been ranked the best university in the world – the first time a British university has received this accolade. It also responds to calls from the National Association of Head …
The University of Oxford has become the first UK university to top the Times Higher Education’s world university rankings.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo’s views on school tests and the resignation of head teacher Jo Garton.
Skills and Apprenticeships Minister Robert Halfon has set out how apprenticeship reforms and the apprenticeship levy will deliver a quality and sustainable apprenticeships system for people of all backgrounds and all ages.