BRITAIN’S biggest chain of academy schools is “failing too many pupils,” an explosive Ofsted report claimed yesterday.
Inspectors said the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), which runs 67 schools across England, was providing a mediocre education.
Friday 5th Feb 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
UNIONS and campaigners for democracy are launching a week of action today to encourage young people to register to vote.
Bite the Ballot was launched in 2010 amid fears that young people were becoming more and more disillusioned with electoral politics, believing the leading parties...
Monday 1st Feb 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
MASS resignations from the teaching profession have led to schools spending £1.3 billion a year on supply staff, unions said yesterday.
The overall spend on agency teachers soared by 27 per cent between 2011-12 and 2013-14, according to new figures unearthed by the Labour...
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015
CUTS to school budgets have led to overcrowded classrooms, a shortage of books and a swarm of unqualified teachers, new research by the National Union of Teachers reveals today.
The revelations come as teachers lobby Parliament today calling for an end to education cuts in the...
Wednesday 18th Nov 2015
THE Education Secretary has ignored pleas from penny-saving parents to end her ban on family holidays during school terms.
Nicky Morgan came under renewed pressure to scrap the policy yesterday during a Westminster Hall debate triggered by huge public demand.
The debate was...
Tuesday 27th Oct 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
Morgan bends rules to allow new grammar
Friday 16th Oct 2015
High workloads plus pay and staffing cuts cause low morale
Monday 5th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Schools are a public service and should be run as such, writes CHRISTINE BLOWER
Monday 14th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Our News Desk
GOVERNMENT plans to force all teenagers to focus on “traditional academic subjects” ran into more trouble yesterday as school leaders gave them the cold shoulder.
Nearly nine in 10 members of the Association of School and College Leaders...
Thursday 27th Aug 2015
TEACHING unions have rubbished a call for secondary schools to be fined if students fail to achieve a C in GCSE maths and English, branding it “arrant nonsense” yesterday.
Right-wing think tank Policy Exchange said that the money from the...
Wednesday 26th Aug 2015