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What’s behind the surge in homeschooling?
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In Brief

What’s behind the surge in homeschooling?

Number of children being educated at home has risen by 27% to almost 58,000
15 Oct 2019
Ofsted head: white working-class ‘less driven than migrants’
UK School
In Brief

Ofsted head: white working-class ‘less driven than migrants’

Amanda Spielman says lower aspirations to blame for underperforming schools in poor white British areas
22 Jun 2018
'Illegal' schools putting children at risk of harm - Ofsted
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In Brief

'Illegal' schools putting children at risk of harm - Ofsted

Watchdog uncovers 100 schools operating outside the supervision of the English authorities
17 May 2016
Failing children's services to face takeover
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In Brief

Failing children's services to face takeover

New government plans will see high-performing local authorities subsume failing ones
14 Dec 2015
Ofsted: council failings put children at risk of sex abuse
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In Brief

Ofsted: council failings put children at risk of sex abuse

Some professionals have 'simply failed' to properly protect young people, says education watchdog
19 Nov 2014
UK sex education debate
David Laws
In Depth

UK sex education debate

Labour back Lib Dem proposal, but why is sex education still such a controversial issue in the UK?
26 Aug 2014
Gove v May row beats plastic bags and pensions for interest
The Mole
In Depth

Gove v May row beats plastic bags and pensions for interest

While BBC man adds spice to the row by alleging an affair between two officials involved
4 Jun 2014

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Al-Madinah: why is Muslim free school being closed?
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In Depth

Al-Madinah: why is Muslim free school being closed?

The Derby school ‘symbolises everything wrong with free school programme’, claims Labour
7 Feb 2014
Michael Gove pledges longer school days amid Ofsted row
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In Depth

Michael Gove pledges longer school days amid Ofsted row

As Tory donor is tipped to replace Labour Ofsted chair, talk grows of 'full-blown' conflict in government
3 Feb 2014
GOVE ROW: Do his critics under-estimate him?
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In Depth

GOVE ROW: Do his critics under-estimate him?

Write out 100 times: for every parent who dislikes his Thatcherite tone, there’s another who agrees about the Three Rs
3 Feb 2014
Birmingham children's services: why the takeover threat?
Keanu Williams
In Depth

Birmingham children's services: why the takeover threat?

Birmingham 'encapsulates' the worst failings in child protection seen in the country, says Ofsted
14 Nov 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 27 Feb 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 27 Feb 2013

27 Feb 2013
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