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. Read more 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 […]

Education News Round-Up June 16th

Sponsors lose control of 119 failing academies More than 100 failing academies have been removed from their sponsors and placed in new trusts, MPs have heard. Read more Pupils have no time for classroom reading, primary teachers warn

Education News Round-Up May 11th

Sats test paper ‘leaked by rogue marker’ A “rogue marker” leaked a test the day before it was taken on Tuesday by children aged 10 and 11 in England, the Department for Education has said. Read more Pupils’ exam stress is rising dramatically, new figures show The number of pupils worrying about exam results has […]

Education News Round-Up March 30th

Teachers’ union calls for ballot on primary test boycott Teachers have voted to ballot for a boycott of all primary school tests, after claims that children in England are the “most tested in Europe”. Read more Toddlers ‘need early years teachers in nurseries’ Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to […]