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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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Ballet boss Alistair Spalding says dance under ‘serious threat’ from Gove’s EBacc plans

Proposed changes to the curriculum are a “serious threat” to the future of dance in the UK, according to the man in charge of Sadler’s Wells theatre.




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GCSE results had ‘serious impact’

The GCSE English grading fiasco has had a “serious impact on perceptions of fairness”, Ofqual admitted today.




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Party over: student life is serious business

It used to be about daytime TV, being carried home from bad nightclubs, and halls of residence awash with half-eaten pot noodles and stolen traffic cones, but for the new breed of university student weighed down with the pressures of inflated tuition fees, it’s all about business. Today final student application figures are being released by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) and are expected to show record falls in student numbers.




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Party over: Student life is serious business

It used to be about daytime TV, being carried home from bad nightclubs, and halls of residence awash with half-eaten pot noodles and stolen traffic cones, but for the new breed of university student weighed down with the pressures of inflated tuition fees, it’s all about business. Today final student application figures are being released by the…
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