Education News Round-Up January 19th

Former Ofsted chief Wilshaw to work with schools in India
Sir Michael Wilshaw, who recently stepped down as the high-profile head of Ofsted, has revealed plans to work with schools in India.

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Friends ‘key to fewer school dropouts’
Education Secretary Justine Greening is to announce a wave of “research schools” to raise standards in disadvantaged parts of England.

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Knowsley planning return of A-levels after shut down
Knowsley is planning to offer its young people A-levels again, with government and local representatives holding meetings over a new A-level centre.

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League tables: New targets see 282 secondaries underperforming
A total of 282 secondary schools in England are deemed to be failing by the government, as they have not met a new set of national standards.

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