Independent schools must be crucibles of innovation

innovation ideas colleges FE funding vocational apprenticeships government

The state sector is hamstrung by limits on its ability to make changes and develop. This leaves very real space for the independent sector to make a contribution to experimentation

Chris Wheeler
24 Feb 2020

The 'deeply challenging' fall-out from academisation

Councillor Judith Blake, the chair of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People's board.

Tes profiles Judith Blake, who speaks for the Local Government Association on education, who says local authorities are being left with responsibility for schools but without any power

John Roberts
23 Feb 2020

Class Book Review: Yes No Maybe So

class book review: yes no maybe so

Although love is a theme in 'Yes No Maybe So', Liz Dickinson and her class didn't fall head over heels for the politically charged book

Liz Dickinson
22 Feb 2020

Ofsted: Schools 'not balancing their books'

DfE accused of ‘propaganda’ over school cuts

New funding report from inspectorate says more than a quarter of maintained secondaries had deficits in 2018-19 but more than a third had 'excessive' surpluses

John Roberts
21 Feb 2020

Seven ways UTCs could be saved

UTCs: seven ways to save them

University technical colleges need to target the right employers and employ staff with industry backgrounds and connections

Kate Parker
20 Feb 2020

Pensions: the great pay robbery?

Daylight robbery? Whatever happens with pensions, teachers foot the bill

No matter how the government adjusts pension funding, it is teachers who end up footing the bill, says Yvonne Williams

Yvonne Williams
18 Feb 2020