More than 50 pupils are being suspended from schools across England each day, new Department for Education figures show

More than fifty pupils are being suspended each day from schools across England for assaulting their teachers, a new government report reveals.

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The University of Warwick launches new department to employ all temporary or fixed-term teaching staff

The University of Warwick is launching a new department to employ all temporary or fixed-term teaching staff amid fears of a growing casual work force in Higher Education.

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Sacked Education Secretary Michael Gove still sees papers via allies allowing him to ‘back-seat drive’ department

Michael Gove is still receiving copies of the Secretary of State for Education’s paperwork in his red box every night despite being sacked from that job six months ago, it was claimed last night.

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Department ‘fails’ on absent pupils

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Public Accounts committee criticises the Department of Education for its record on pupil absenteeism.
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Education Department sends guidance to schools on risks of radicalisation

Schools have been told they must be on the alert for pupils who are at risk of “radicalisation” by extremist politics.

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David Laws vs Dominic Cummings: Education Department goes to war with itself over free school meals

A bitter Coalition row broke out today as a former Conservative special adviser tore into Nick Clegg’s plans to serve free school meals to all five to seven-year-olds.


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Major chain of academies hands 10 schools back to the Department of Education after inspectors voice ‘serious concerns’ over education standards

One of the country’s biggest academy chains is to lose control of 10 of its schools in a move which has increased pressure on Education Secretary Michael Gove to give inspectors powers to inspect all chains.


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Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw ‘spitting blood’ over row with Michael Gove’s Education Department

The chief inspector of schools in England said he has been left “spitting blood” over right-wing attacks from Michael Gove’s Department for Education.


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Education Department recommends schools scrap full-time union reps

Schools and local authorities have been told they should scrap any agreements to allow teaching staff paid by them to work full-time as trade union representatives.


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Blow for supporters of selective schooling as Education Department vetoes major expansion of grammar school places in Kent

Plans for a major expansion of grammar school places through the opening of a “satellite” school in Sevenoaks, Kent, have been vetoed by the Department for Education.


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