Profiles

‘Civil servants spend too much time in a room with other civil servants’

After four years in the job, Jonathan Slater was unceremoniously sacked as permanent secretary of the Department for Education....

Jess Staufenberg
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DfE top boss Jonathan Slater to leave

The Department for Education’s permanent secretary Jonathan Slater is to be replaced, the government has announced. The Financial Times...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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T-levels implementation should be delayed again, says chair of social mobility commission

Dame Martina Milburn has called for the rollout of T-levels to be delayed for a year. While giving evidence...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
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Top mandarin admits to contingency concerns over T-levels

The Department for Education should have left more time to make sure T-levels go to plan, according to its...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord