Education News Weekly – 1st December 2016

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Ofsted’s annual report, the free speech debate at universities and the resurrection of History of Art A Level!   History of Art A Level saved by Pearson exam board – BBC After a loud and angry response to AQA’s announcement in October that History of Art would be scrapped at A level, another exam board have stepped in to fill … Read More

Education News Weekly – 24th November, 2016

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More good and outstanding schools, a pay row over exam invigilators and a new college for teenage code-breakers Ofsted have announced an increase in the proportion of primary and secondary schools in England that are achieving good or outstanding ratings. 89% of schools were at least good in their inspection, up 5% from last year, although the gap is widening … Read More

Education News Weekly – 3rd November 2016

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A skills gap in school leavers, Gay History Month, and why our schools are a force for social cohesion   The funding gap in British education is getting worse, it seems, with a recent announcement that almost 1,000 local authority schools and over 100 academy trusts are now in debt. Heads and teachers have long been complaining about funding issues, … Read More