News

Ex-DfE adviser and ESFA boss appointed in Ofqual board shake-up

New board members to bring 'invaluable insight', says regulator chair

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Samantha Booth
Higher education

Universities told to advertise drop-out rates

Universities have been asked to advertise drop-out and employment rates so, in the minister's words, applicants avoid 'dead end'...

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Samantha Booth
Industrial action

Union threatens results days as staff mull strike action

A pay dispute at AQA could see staff walk out over the summer, but bosses say union strike threats...

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Samantha Booth
Covid-19

Williamson provided wine and mince pies for DfE lockdown Xmas party

Sue Gray report finds 50 staff were invited to the 'festive drinks' - organised days in advance

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Samantha Booth
News

A National Baccalaureate: How it would work

Trust proposes new qualification to give all students a record of accomplishments between 14 to 18

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Samantha Booth
SEND

3-week SEND review extension after accessible versions finally published

Children's minister said a 'full, fair, open consultation is key to vision for more inclusivity'

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Samantha Booth
Assessment

Ofqual’s 3-year plan for exams: what you need to know

Exams watchdog pledges to support the use of technology in assessments

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Samantha Booth
News

£11k canapés help guests swallow Zahawi’s climate strategy

Taste Studios, trading as 'The Recipe', was given a £11,480 contract to provide the food – about £46 a...

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Samantha Booth
SEND

SEND review consultation may be extended as accessible versions delayed

BSL and easy-read versions of the green paper were promised almost a month ago

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Samantha Booth