Department for Education

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Teaching unions in England urge ministers to resume pay talks
Call comes as independent review body to recommend 6.5% pay rise for teachers in England

Richard Adams Education editor

21, May, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Becky, 12, tried to kill herself. The care she received? Eight weeks in solitary | Louise Tickle
Children with serious mental illnesses are being locked up in a modern bedlam

Louise Tickle

21, May, 2023 @6:32 AM

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Primary school Sats paper that upset pupils used text from New York Times
One headteacher said 12-page reading test that reduced children to tears was ‘scary and quite middle class’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

18, May, 2023 @4:54 PM

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More children than ever are being home-schooled in England, data shows
Ministers want to identify those at risk of missing out on education, especially if they are of compulsory school age

Richard Adams Education editor

18, May, 2023 @3:33 PM

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Sats exams ‘designed to be challenging’, DfE tells aggrieved parents and teachers
Ministry responds to reports of children upset and teachers baffled by reading test for 10- and 11-year-olds

Joe Middleton

12, May, 2023 @8:53 PM

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English councils holding back millions of pounds of free childcare funds
FoI requests reveal at least 90 councils top-sliced childcare budget to offset deficits or add to reserves

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Schools across England close as teachers vow to continue strikes
NEU members highlight pay erosion as well as high workload and crumbling school facilities

Richard Adams Education editor

27, Apr, 2023 @4:32 PM

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DfE quietly shelves plans for £100m online adult learning platform
Exclusive: Critics denounce Rishi Sunak’s push to improve adult numeracy as ‘empty rhetoric’ after centrepiece is ditched

Heather Stewart

25, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Ofsted inspections: not fulfilling their purpose | Editorial
Editorial: There is little evidence that the current regime helps schools to improve – and plenty of evidence that a better system is needed

Editorial

24, Apr, 2023 @6:04 PM

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Proposed Ofsted changes ‘totally inadequate’, say family of Ruth Perry
Headteacher’s suicide has led to calls for reform but chief inspector says one-word grades ‘integral’

Richard Adams Education editor

21, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Give teachers in England a deal similar to nurses to avoid strikes, says union
Patrick Roach of NASUWT calls on education secretary Gillian Keegan to reopen pay talks

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Apr, 2023 @2:35 PM

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Strong rejection of pay offer in England shows teachers’ fury, says union
NEU says vote by 98% to 2% sends clear message that government’s offer is insulting and will not do

Richard Adams and Peter Walker

03, Apr, 2023 @2:56 PM

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