Education News Round-Up June 30th

More English schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted
There has been a slight increase in the proportion of schools and academies in England judged good or outstanding.
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A pledge to improve marking and 5 other messages for teachers in the new Ofqual chief’s first major speech
New chief regulator Sally Collier says ‘no system is perfect’
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School population rises by 121,000
The school population in England increased by 121,000 since last year, according to annual figures from the Department for Education.
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GCSE: Education Minister Peter Weir allows numbered grades
Education Minister Peter Weir has decided to allow pupils in Northern Ireland to receive GCSE grades from English exam boards who give results using numbers from 9-1.
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