Parents should be reassured that WCAT is not representative of all academies. More than half a million children are now in good or outstanding academies that, typically, replaced underperforming schools.
It makes sense for both parents, and the entire education sector, that the financial reporting and accountability measures of academies are extended to local authority maintained schools, ensuring consistency across our entire state funded education system.
Today’s blog looks at newly released statistics on academies and university applications. We will also look at our mental health support programme we announced for 20,000 schools and colleges. Mental health support Today, Friday 12 July, we have announced a new …
Over a quarter of a million pupils with complex needs have benefitted from tailored Education, Health and Care Plans since 2014, giving them the support they need to fulfil their potential. The high needs budget has also gone up to £6 billion this year, from £5 billion in 2013.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at Safer Internet Day and Academy Trust pay.
Today’s Education in the Media blog focuses on the Sutton Trust report and disadvantaged pupils in academy chains.
Today’s Education in the Media looks at tonight’s BBC Panorama programme and its investigation into the financial oversight of academies, degree apprenticeships and calls for a shake-up of Religious Education.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Key Stage 2 SATs results, the Public Accounts Committee report on academy conversion and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children’s report on early years services. KS2 SATs On Tuesday, 10 …
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Local Government Association’s misleading analysis of local authority maintained schools and another apprenticeship success story.
Today’s Education in the Media looks at requirements the Office for Students is putting in place to ensure vice-chancellor pay is justified, the benefits of the academies system and the strength of our new gold-standard GCSEs. Vice-chancellor pay Today, Tuesday …