'Inadequate' Fairford Coln House School placed in special measures

BBC - Tue, 12/07/2016 - 10:14
A school which had its pupils removed over "safety concerns" is rated as inadequate in an Ofsted report and placed in special measures.
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Church of England plans more schools

BBC - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 12:56
The Church of England is planning a major expansion of its schools over the next five years.
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Sex abuse: Warning over treatment of child 'offenders'

BBC - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 11:03
Children who commit acts of harmful sexual behaviour should not be treated as "mini sex offenders", a report says.
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Free school meals: Report on struggling small schools 'not published'

BBC - Sun, 10/07/2016 - 12:39
The Department for Education "chose not to publish" a report which found the smallest schools in England cannot afford to provide free school meals, a former policy adviser says.
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Term-time holiday court win prompts councils to drop cases

BBC - Sat, 09/07/2016 - 17:00
A BBC investigation reveals some local councils in England have dropped court cases against parents over term-time holidays.
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Wales needs a register of home-educated pupils, says report

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2016 - 18:42
Wales should have a register of all children educated at home, says a report into a boy who died from scurvy.
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Thousands of courses to be scrapped in vocational shake-up

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2016 - 15:29
New government plans will see some 20,000 courses in England scrapped and replaced with 15 new ones in a shake-up of vocational education.
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Three councils 'fail to track children missing from school'

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2016 - 02:47
Bradford, Birmingham and Luton councils are doing too little to safeguard children missing from education, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.
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Nicky Morgan to force through choice of new Ofsted chief

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 16:41
The education secretary is to stick with her nomination for head of Ofsted, despite rejection by MPs scrutinising the appointment.
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Neil Carmichael on Amanda Spielman as new Ofsted head

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:46
Education Select Committee chairman Neil Carmichael on a new head of Ofsted.
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Teachers' salaries 'will need to rise in future'

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:32
A pay rise "significantly higher than 1%" will be required in future to ensure an "adequate supply of good teachers" in England and Wales, the School Teachers' Review Body warns.
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Academy trusts 'no better than councils'

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:21
Academy trusts are no better than local authorities at raising school standards, says an analysis of primary and secondary schools in England.
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Term absence fines soar past 150,000

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:18
More than 150,000 penalty notices were issued to parents for school absences last year, an increase of more than 50% on the previous academic year.
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UK's first robot college to teach future tech workers

BBC - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 09:05
The Japanese robot Pepper's latest assignment is in the classroom to teach future tech industry workers.
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'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years'

BBC - Wed, 06/07/2016 - 15:21
Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the founder of a leading US online university network.
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Teachers' strike: Schools disrupted because of NUT walkout

BBC - Tue, 05/07/2016 - 20:19
Pupils in England experience school closures and disruption due to a one-day National Union of Teachers strike
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Teachers in England strike over pay and conditions

BBC - Tue, 05/07/2016 - 18:44
Thousands of pupils in England faced school closures or disruption as the National Union of Teachers staged a one-day strike over funding.
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'Virtual doctors' help patients a continent away

BBC - Tue, 05/07/2016 - 17:29
Health services for a million people in Zambia are being connected to UK doctors, using a smartphone app.
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Almost half of primary pupils miss new Sats standard

BBC - Tue, 05/07/2016 - 13:19
Almost half of primary pupils in England have failed to meet tougher standards in Sats tests in reading, writing and mathematics.
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The new Sats

BBC - Tue, 05/07/2016 - 11:38
As results of national primary school tests in England are published, we ask what is new and different about this year's Sats.
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