Weekly Thursday Education News Round Up – 27/09/2018

Exclusive: Ofsted’s experience is draining away

Watchdog loses the equivalent of 71% of its school HMI inspectors amid warnings of inspection ‘treadmill’

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Pupil premium ‘failing to target the poor’

Academic says that ring-fencing pupil premium ‘distorts optimal decision making’ by school leaders, governors, and Ofsted

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Universities make ‘misleading’ marketing claims to students, report suggests

A number of universities have made potentially misleading marketing claims about their international status, an investigation has found.

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Angela Rayner: No new academies or free schools under a Labour government

Addressing the party’s conference in Liverpool, Angela Rayner will blast the current system as “simply not fit for purpose” and will commit to putting powers over admissions and the building of new schools fully back into the hands of councils.

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The sorry saga of the British school that innovated itself to death

Free schools were launched as a free market utopia. Now kids are paying the price of political shortcomings

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Exclusive: Third of school computers ‘ineffective’

Lack of funding leaves schools using computers ‘until they have totally and utterly given up the ghost’, research shows

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