Application test included questions on the morals of killing protesters, ancient Persian thinkers and translating sentences in a made-up language
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
Chief schools inspector says heads will be forced to choose – small pupil groups or well paid staff
Friday 17 May 2013
Report condemns a charity running 35 schools for ‘procedural irregularities’ and ‘weak’ controls
Monday 13 May 2013
Almost half the letters sent to the Treasury by MPs and peers are not responded to within the target time of 15 working days, figures revealed today.
Friday 03 May 2013
Ofqual survey shows two out of five heads and teachers believing at least a quarter of pupils have been given wrong marks
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Spare a thought for Professor Jonathan Clark, professor of British history at the University of Kansas and one of three eminent panellists debating the proposed new history curriculum at a seminar organised by the right-of-centre thinktank Politeia last week.
'Sheer scale of prescription' under Michael Gove's planned new curriculum will turn pupils off science lessons, warn business leaders
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Business leaders have thrown their weight behind critics of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s planned new curriculum by warning the “sheer scale of prescription” will turn pupils off science lessons.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Politicians should be stopped from meddling in school policy and using visits among pupils as photo shoots, the former head of the national curriculum said last night.
Sunday 14 April 2013
It is perhaps no surprise to find Education Secretary Michael Gove and hundreds of teachers at loggerheads over his proposed national curriculum reforms.
Saturday 13 April 2013
The former head of a school where a teacher sexually abused pupils has been banned from teaching.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
They say 40 is the new 60 as we get to grips with our new ageing population – and the message seems not to have been lost on the National Union of Teachers (NUT).
Government's free schools are opening where they're not needed, teachers say - while primary schools face shortage 'crisis'
Monday 01 April 2013
One in five of the Government’s flagship free schools are being opened in areas where there is no need for more school places, new research has revealed.
Sunday 31 March 2013
Bored pupils will play truant from school if Education Secretary Michael Gove goes ahead with his planned new “back to basics” national curriculum, teachers warned today.
Thursday 28 March 2013
It is not the underperformance of teachers that is harming young people's chances, but broader inequality in society. Mr Gove's proposals are change for the worse
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Education Secretary Michael Gove’s exam reforms could discriminate against girls, teachers warned today.
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