Today’s data shows why our new register of children not in school is so important. Illegal schools are unregulated and present a danger to both the quality of education and the welfare of those children who attend them – a register will vastly improve councils’ capacity to identify those children and intervene.
Yesterday, Thursday 28 March, Ofsted published quarterly data on the inspection outcomes of state-funded schools, as of 31 December 2018. The headline statistic is that the proportion of pupils in Good or Outstanding schools is now 85% - this is a significant increase from 2010, when the figure stood at 66%.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at school accountability, the OECD report on the UK’s performance in education and reflects on the first year of the 30 hours initiative.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Public Accounts Committee report on Ofsted’s inspection of schools, the Office for Students consultation to improve access and participation in higher education and Saracens new free school.
Today’s education in the media blog discusses a report from Action for Children on children’s centres, university costs for students and an Opportunity Area in Derby.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at Ofsted’s annual report, and an Education Policy Institute report on global education rankings.
Today's news review looks at Learndirect's latest Ofsted inspection report.