Cabinet reshuffle, Politics

Donelan appointed education secretary as Zahawi made chancellor

Dramatic reshuffle follows wave of resignations from Tory MPs over Johnson's latest scandal

John Dickens
John Dickens
Covid-19

Stressed and nervous but determined to prove themselves: the students sitting exams for the first time 

John Dickens, editor of FE Week’s sister publication Schools Week, joined Ofqual chief regulator Dr Jo Saxton as her...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Covid-19

Omicron: Ofsted suspend inspections

Ofsted inspections will be cancelled next week so colleges and providers can use the final days of term to...

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John Dickens
Politics

Bridget Phillipson appointed shadow education secretary

Kate Green moved out, as schools minister Peter Kyle given new job

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John Dickens
Covid-19

Omicron: What you need to know about new guidance for education

Principals told in an email this afternoon about rule changes for face masks and close contact isolation

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John Dickens
Exams

‘I won’t be hiding away in the Ofqual attic’

New exams chief Dr Jo Saxton says she likes a challenge. Just as well, as she faces having to...

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John Dickens
News

Ofsted boss pauses all inspection activity

All routine Ofsted inspections will now be put on hold, sister paper FE Week has revealed. The watchdog has halted...

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John Dickens
News

Barring learners with fewer than three Ds ‘access to student loans’ is ‘retrograde step’

Proposals to deny student loans to learners who achieve fewer than three Ds in their A-levels have been branded...

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John Dickens