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Ofsted could be given powers to seize evidence when inspecting illegal schools amid crackdown The Government is also proposing to tighten up the definition of what constitutes “full time” education, in an attempt to close a loophole which schools have used to claim they are exempt from inspection. Read more here Continue Reading
Are good readers more likely to give up on maths? Girls who do well at maths are more likely than boys to do even better at reading. Is this part of the reason for the gender gap in STEM fields?... Continue Reading
Dear Mr Johnson, Mr Corbyn and Ms Swinson… In an open letter to the three main political party leaders, the chief executive of the Confederation of School Trusts aims to "correct the many misconceptions" about academies Read Leora's... Continue Reading
Earning their keep In response to an article in The Times, Leora responded with a letter stating: Your story overlooked the fact that the majority of such salaries are set by boards adhering... Continue Reading
Good grades and a desk ‘key for university hopes’ Having a desk to work at, good grades and high expectations from parents, as well as being happy at school, are key factors in encouraging children to go on to... Continue Reading
Academies beating private schools for university places Private schools are less successful at getting students into university than academies, an analysis of Ucas data reveals. Read more here Continue Reading
Bullying: Fifth of young people in UK have been victims in past year – report A fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past 12 months, an annual report has found. Read more here Continue Reading