Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Ofsted boss David Hoare embarrassed by problems at his own academy chain

The new chairman of Ofsted faces the embarrassing prospect of seeing the struggling chain of academies at which he currently plays a key role criticised by the school standards body.



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‘Toilet phone’ teacher gets life ban

A teacher is banned from the profession for life for setting his mobile phone to record in a Northampton secondary school’s toilets.
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Assaults on teachers top 90 a day

There were over 90 assaults on teachers by pupils in England each school day last year, official figures show.
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New Ofsted David Hoare boss embarrassed by problems at his own academy chain

The new chairman of Ofsted faces the embarrassing prospect of seeing the struggling chain of academies at which he currently plays a key role criticised by the school standards body.









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Ofsted chairman: Academy group trustee David Hoare appointed to head school inspections

Businessman David Hoare has been selected as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, finally ending a furious Coalition row over the appointment.









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New Ofsted chair to be announced

Businessman David Hoare is set to be announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, the BBC understands.
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Nursery teachers should be given the same status as others, campaigners claim

Teachers of early years children should be given the same status and pay as the rest of the profession, parents and campaigners for better nursery education said today.









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Nursery teachers higher status call

Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance says.
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A peculiar sort of debt

The true costs of running the student loan scheme
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Employers prefer ‘soft’ skills

Employers prefer “soft” skills rather than technical knowledge in graduates they are recruiting, a study says.
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