Academy to shut after funding loss

A new state boarding school could close after a government funding agency announced it is to stop giving...More

Concerns raised with regards to over-subscription for secondary school places

Half of secondary schools in England are over-subscribed, with the best being the hardest to get a place...More

Nine in 10 sixth-form colleges 'concerned' about their finances

Two-thirds of colleges have dropped courses as a result of funding cuts, according to research by the...More

Report claims council-maintained schools outperform academies

Councils are better at improving school standards than academy sponsors, the LGA has claimed after a new...More

Justine Greening pushes for teacher pay rises to remain capped at one per cent

The education secretary says there is a 'strong case' for continued pay restraint…More

Officials should make 'quick interventions' over academy conflicts of interest, says watchdog

Sir Amyas Morse says moving to a 'relatively unregulated' school system will lead to 'more...More

Government backs down on funding cuts for young apprentices

Justine Greening’s announcement a week before Commons debate removes concern over training for 16- to...More

Academy chain spends £440,000 on deals with firms run by CEO

The Wakefield City Academies Trust says that 'proper processes' were followed and contracts represented...More

School playing field sales hit record high as cash-strapped councils try to raise funds

School playing field sales hit record high as cash-strapped councils try to raise funds despite...More

Nearly one in three newly-qualified teachers quit state school classrooms within five years

Teachers are leaving state schools at the rate of nearly one in three over pay, workload and pensions…More


October 2016 Education Executive

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